Episodes

March 17, 2021

Satellite Hunting | Your Night Sky Guide | March 2021

Dark Sky Conversations with Marnie Ogg S02E03 Satellite Hunting | March 2021 How to use this podcast: 1.Plug your headphones in 2.Make sure it is a clear night…if so…head outside to a quiet spot with a clear view of the night sky. 3.Look up 4.Hit...

February 16, 2021

Your Night Sky Guide | February 2021

Dark Sky Conversations with Marnie Ogg S02E02 Your Night Sky Guide | February 2021 How to use this podcast: 1.      Plug your headphones in 2.      Make sure it is a clear night…if so…head outside to a quiet spot with a clear view of the night sky....

January 26, 2021

Your Night Sky Guide | January 2021

Dark Sky Conversations with Marnie Ogg S02E01 Your Night Sky Guide | January 2021 How to use this podcast: 1.      Plug your headphones in 2.      Make sure it’s a clear night…if so…head outside to a quiet spot with a clear view of the night sky....

October 07, 2020

Dark Skies over Sark with Ada Blair

My guest today, Ada Blair - a counsellor and psychotherapist at the University of Edinburgh.  Author of ‘An Exploration of the Role that the Night Sky Plays in the lives of the Dark Sky Island Community of Sark’, her research, conducted on Sark in...

September 22, 2020

You Need A Unihedron In Your Life - Here's Why

My guest today, Anthony Teckatch - developer and co-owner of the Unihedron Sky Quality Meter system. The "Sky Quality Meter" measures the brightness of the night sky in magnitudes per square arcsecond. Designed by two friends, Dr Doug Welch and...

June 10, 2020

Professor Tim Hunter - Co-Founder of the International Dark Sky Association

My guest today, professor Tim Hunter, owner of the Grasslands Observatory in Tucson Arizona and co-founder of the International Dark Sky Association The Grasslands Observatory was started in 1985 when Tim Hunter purchased 20 acres of land at a remote...

May 07, 2020

Feel Better, Sleep Better, Be Healthier - Your Circadian Rhythms with Professor Sean Cain

The circadian rhythm controls many aspects of our lives, hormone release, hunger, and sleep. Before the invention of the light globe, this important mechanism was set and reset it by the rise and fall of the sun. My guest today, professor Sean Cain,...

April 21, 2020

Ancient Egyptian Night Skies with Brenan Dew

Dark Sky Conversations with Marnie Ogg S01E11 - Ancient Egyptian Night Skies Brenan Dew PhD Candidate Each year the Macquarie Theban Tombs Project undertakes six weeks of Archaeological fieldwork, excavating and systematically recording private tombs...

April 16, 2020

Ireland’s Mayo Dark Sky Park

Join Marnie as she chats with Dan O’Donoghue (magician and storyteller extraordinaire) and Georgia MacMillan (Dark Sky Ranger)...two of the guides behind Terra Firma - Hiking, Stargazing & Cultural Tours of Ireland For more on Dan & Georgia and Terra...

March 23, 2020

09: Experiencing Norway's Polar Nights

S01E09 - Experiencing Norway’s Polar Nights Join Marnie as she chats with Sofia and Kellie...two travelers who experience Norway’s Polar Nights first hand. Just what was it like? What were the takeaways...the lasting memories? Marnie Ogg is talking...

March 18, 2020

08: Professor Clive Ruggles

Clive Ruggles is Emeritus Professor of Archaeoastronomy in the School of Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Leicester, UK. He has worked in many parts of the world and published numerous books, papers and articles including the...

March 03, 2020

07: Dr Kellie Pendoley – Monitoring turtle habitats and the effects of light pollution

Dr Kellie Pendoley – Monitoring turtle habitats and the effects of light pollution Marnie Ogg is talking to some of the brightest minds in the field about the topic of light pollution and ways to protect our night skies. For information regarding...

January 10, 2020

06: Nathan Wilson-Rynell – Lighting Industry Director educating good lighting Principles

Nathan Wilson-Rynell – Lighting Industry Director educating good lighting Principles Marnie Ogg talks with some of the brightest minds in the field about light pollution and ways to protect our night skies. This episode her guest is Nathan...

January 03, 2020

05: Dr Stephen Mason – Eye-friendly Lit Environments

Marnie Ogg talks with some of the brightest minds in the field about light pollution and ways to protect our night skies. This episode her guest is Dr Stephen Mason...ann expert in eye-friendly lit environments. Website:...

January 02, 2020

04: Dr Ken Wishaw – Medic and Night Sky Enthusiast

Marnie Ogg talks with some of the brightest minds in the field about light pollution and ways to protect our night skies. In this episode her guest is Dr Ken Wishaw...medic and night sky enthusiast. Website:...

January 02, 2020

03: Dr David Malin - The Man Who Coloured the Stars

Dark Sky Conversations with Marnie Ogg S01E03 Dr David Malin – the man who coloured the stars Marnie Ogg talks with some of the brightest minds in the field about light pollution and ways to protect our night skies. In this episode her guest is Dr...

December 31, 2019

Professor Fred Watson - Australia's Astronomer At Large

Marnie Ogg talks with some of the brightest minds in the field about light pollution and ways to protect our night skies. This episode her guest is Professor Fred Watson - Astronomer at large and co-host of the Space Nuts podcast. Website:...

December 31, 2019

01: Say Hello to Marnie Ogg

Marnie Ogg started this podcast with the idea of getting a deeper understanding of the issue of light pollution and possible ways to protect our night skies. In the following episodes she will be talking to some of the brightest minds in the field. ...

December 30, 2019

Dark Sky Conversats with Marnie Ogg -Promo 1

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