Tom Kerr & The Observatory Octopus

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This week we spoke with Tom Kerr who is the Director of Operations at an observatory in Hawaii. Tom also dabbled in Astrology as a way to try and debunk it, making some predictions for his friends, much like Paul the Octopus who predicted World Cup matches back in 2010!

Here is the Observatory where Tom works: http://about.ifa.hawaii.edu/ukirt/

Tom's old blog: http://apacificview.blogspot.com/

The Star that Tom mentioned in the podcast: https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/trappist1/

And a list of UK Astronomy Clubs: https://www.go-astronomy.com/astronomy-clubs-uk.php

Thank you all for listening!

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