George's Random Astronomical Object

By George Bendo

George's Random Astronomical Object is a biweekly astronomy podcast featuring science discussions about astronomical objects at randomly selected locations in the sky. The wide range of topics discussed in the show include stars, variable stars, variable variable stars, dwarf galaxies, supermassive black holes, ultracool dwarf stars, howler monkeys, infrared light, acronyms, more acronyms, measurements of less than 20 parsecs, exoplanets, jellyfish galaxies, diffuse ionized gas, and general overall weirdness.

  1. 1.
    Object 41: Bobbins
    10:28
  2. 2.
    Object 40: Sugar Formation
    9:50
  3. 3.
    Object 39: Sort of Faster than the Speed of Light
    8:34
  4. 4.
    Object 38: The Clickbait Star
    9:07
  5. 5.
    Object 37: Blowing Bubbles (or Cavities)
    9:46
  6. 6.
    Object 36: Seventeen Ways to Oscillate
    11:17
  7. 7.
    Object 35: The Ursa Major Eye Test
    14:20
  8. 8.
    Object 34: Longer Than This Podcast Episode
    9:55
  1. 9.
    Object 33: Part of a Vegetarian Sausage
    12:11
  2. 10.
    Object 32: Synonyms for Large
    9:29
  3. 11.
    Object 31: Jelly Bean Analysis
    10:09
  4. 12.
    Object 30: Measure the Correct Distance and Win a Prize
    13:13
  5. 13.
    Object 29: High Contrast
    9:37
  6. 14.
    Object 28: Stellar Assassination
    9:08
  7. 15.
    Object 27: More Powerful than a Football Player with a Rocket Launcher
    11:51
  8. 16.
    Object 26: Cold at 14 Million Degrees Celsius
    9:31
  9. 17.
    Object 25: The Ultracool Neighbor
    9:34
  10. 18.
    Object 24: Too Fast but Not Too Furious
    9:27
  11. 19.
    Object 23: The Counterrevolutionary from Centaurus
    10:00
  12. 20.
    Object 22: Above and Below or Something Like That
    14:59
  13. 21.
    Object 21: Retro Gaming and Star Formation
    9:43
  14. 22.
    Object 20: A Classic Non-Comet
    10:39
  15. 23.
    Object 19: Probably Not the Y2K Bug
    9:32
  16. 24.
    Object 18: 0.2 Seconds of Gamma Rays
    7:33
  17. 25.
    Object 17: Confusing U
    9:22
  18. 26.
    Object 16: Playing Golf on the Moon
    13:54
  19. 27.
    Object 15: Calibrated Variability
    13:35
  20. 28.
    Object 14: Exoplanetary Acronym 103b
    10:17
  21. 29.
    Object 13: Stellar Companion Facial Reconstruction
    7:55
  22. 30.
    Object 12: Watching Infrared Paint Dry
    11:00
  23. 31.
    Object 11: Howling Fast Differential Rotation
    9:06
  24. 32.
    Object 10: Ram Your Jellyfish
    11:27
  25. 33.
    Object 9: A Cruise Holiday with a Peculiar Carbon Star
    9:33
  26. 34.
    Object 8: A Misbehaving LIRG
    10:58
  27. 35.
    Object 7: Circles within Circles
    11:23
  28. 36.
    Object 6: Extra Peculiar
    8:15
  29. 37.
    Object 5: Some Unexpected Helium
    10:31
  30. 38.
    Object 4: A Damp Lyman Alpha Elephant
    13:35
  31. 39.
    Object 3: Room Temperature
    8:18
  32. 40.
    Object 2: Variable Variability
    8:59
  33. 41.
    Object 1: Not the Pope
    8:45

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