The Discussion: A bumper episode beginning with the April stargazing extravaganza run by the Awesome Astronomy team on 27th - 30th April, a reminder to email us with your best space missions of the last 62 years, a stroll down Rocketry Lane, come along to hear Jeni talk at A Pint of Science on 20-22nd May at Beelzebub's in Cardiff, and listeners’ emails (including how you amateurs can participate in occultation observation science).
The News: Rounding up the astronomy news this month we have:
Main news story: 1) The 1st direct observation of exoplanets using optical interferometry
The Sky Guide: Covering the solar system and deep sky objects on offer to amateur astronomers in April:
Main Deep Sky Object: Messier 13, The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules.
The Interview: Jeni talks to Dr Sarah Ragan, a lecturer at Cardiff University’s School of Physics and Astronomy about how to become a professional astronomer, do stars care what conditions they form in and the upcoming Pint of Science talks.