The (Professional) Backyard Astronomer – Sixty Symbols

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Professional astronomer Michael Merrifield tries his hand at some backyard astronomy during the 2020 lockdown.
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Mike Merrifield is an astronomer at the University of Nottingham.
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Papers from this video
Dwarfs Gobbling Dwarfs: https://arxiv.org/abs/1112.2154
Cospatial Counterrotating Stellar Disks: https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1992ApJ…394L…9R/abstract
Disentangling the stellar populations in the counter-rotating disc galaxy NGC 4550: https://arxiv.org/abs/1210.0535

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