Telescope Talk Hangout

Telescope Talk is a regular live hangout series dedicated to helping you navigate and engage in the exciting hobby of amateur astronomy. Every other week (on Wednesdays) Tony Darnell, John Suffill, Adam Smith and Alexander Reinders get together to discuss everything you need to know about getting started, buying your first telescope, learning the night sky and so much more! Join us live and ask us your questions or leave comments!

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Cool Astronomy Gifts for Christmas 2017

22nd Nov, 2017  -  1.3k views

Looking for some really neat gifts for the astronomy buff in your life? Today we'll share with you some of our favorite gifts for the space fan in your life. While there's no shortage of telescopes ...

Mercury and Venus: The Innermost Planets of our Solar System

14th Nov, 2017  -  1.8k views

Help support Deep Astronomy by getting a month's free trial at The Great Courses Plus: http://thegreatcourses.com/DeepAstronomy This month offers some good glimpses of the innermost planets in our s...

The Triangulum Galaxy: The Most Distant Naked Eye Object

8th Nov, 2017  -  3.8k views

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Top 5 Telescopes for Amateur Astronomy Under $500

7th Nov, 2017  -  2k views

Looking to buy your first telescope? This hangout will let you know the best telescopes for under $500 Looking to get started in amateur astronomy but are confused about the telescope to start off ...

Your Halloween Skies and Happy Dark Matter Day

31st Oct, 2017  -  1.2k views

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The Orionid Meteor Shower

20th Oct, 2017  -  5.9k views

Please visit The Great Courses Plus to get one free month trial: http://ow.ly/AVDF30fiZ33 The highlight for this weekend will the the peak of the amazing Orionid Meteor Shower. It will be at its be...

How to Find The Great Andromeda Galaxy

11th Oct, 2017  -  5.9k views

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How I Overcame My Math Blocks | Vlog #5

9th Oct, 2017  -  1.8k views

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What Telescope Accessories Do You Need?

3rd Oct, 2017  -  1.3k views

So now you have a telescope, what telescope accessories do you need for it? Most telescopes, when you buy them, unbox them and take stock of what came with them, you notice you probably one got one...

Vega: The Second Most Important Star in Our Sky

7th Sep, 2017  -  5.6k views

If you like this content, please consider supporting Deep Astronomy on Patreon: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy Vega, or alpha lyrae, is the brightest star in the constellation Lyra the Harp and it...

Your Sky Tonight - Antares: A Giant in Our Summer Skies

23rd Aug, 2017  -  2.9k views

If you like this content, please consider supporting Deep Astronomy on Patreon: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy New observations of the supergiant star Antares have given us the most detailed image...

How Can The Moon Move East During a Solar Eclipse?

18th Aug, 2017  -  2.8k views

If you like this content, please consider supporting Deep Astronomy on Patreon: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy There is an eastward component to the Moon's motion across the sky. This is in addit...