Videos from 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!

Found 23 videos in "Telescope Talk Hangout" category

Telescope Eyepieces with David Nagler

3rd Dec, 2018 - 918 views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Eyepieces are essential components of your telescope. They allow you to actually focus the light coming through your telescope and provide key optics for getting a good

The Thirty Meter Telescope TMT

3rd Dec, 2018 - 1.4k views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB The largest ground-based telescope is now being built on the top of Mauna Kea in Hawaii. The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) is a new class of extremely large telescopes t

All About LSST Science and Engineering

27th Nov, 2018 - 1k views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Sub to Launchpad Astronomy: https://www.youtube.com/ChristianReady The Large Synoptic Sky Survey is one of the most ambitious ground-based astronomy surveys ever concei

Professional OffTheShelf Astronomy Gear

13th Nov, 2018 - 1k views

What gear do professional astronomers use that is available commercially? OPT Telescopes has a professional division dedicated to the professional astronomer. But that doesn't mean amateurs can't get access to it as well! Telescope Talk Hangouts

Astronomy and Outreach with Ian Lauer

7th Nov, 2018 - 639 views

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Astronomy at the European Southern Observatory (ESO)

5th Nov, 2018 - 1k views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Some of the most exciting astronomical discoveries and observations are being done at the cutting-edge observatories operated by ESO. The European Southern Observatory

Five Most Popular Telescopes for Amateur Astronomy

29th Oct, 2018 - 1.5k views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://optcorp.com/?utm_source=deepastronomy&utm_medium=telescopetalk&utm_campaign=home Are you looking to buy a telescope as a gift or for yourself? This hangout will discuss the five most

Getting Started in Astrophotography

22nd Oct, 2018 - 1k views

If you'd like to get started in taking images with your telescope, then this is the hangout for you! Experts at OPT Telescopes will be discussing the right way to get started in this wonderful and amazing aspect of amateur astronomy. Watch this han

Clarke Exobelts: A Possible Alien Technosignature?

15th Oct, 2018 - 2k views

Finding life in the universe is one of humanity's biggest goals, but it's not an easy task. We are now building giant, ground-based telescopes that will be able to make detailed analyses of the atmospheres of exoplanets and much more. To find a tec

The DKIST Solar Telescope

1st Oct, 2018 - 1.2k views

The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) is currently under construction on Haleakala in Hawaii. This ground-based flagship observatory promises to shed light on the fundamental physical processes that govern the behavior of the Sun and many oth

What is a Star Party? (and is there any beer?)

25th Sep, 2018 - 853 views

Main Chat on Discord: https://discord.gg/nqGpvtK Have you ever been to a star party? Ever wonder what goes on there? Is "what happens at the star party stays at the star party" true? Join us as we talk about all things amateur astronomy and get a

The Square Kilometer Array: The Worlds Largest Radio Telescope

17th Sep, 2018 - 1.4k views

Welcome to our inaugural Telescope Talk - Professsional Version Hangout! Today we learn about the Square Kilometer array being built in South Africa and Western Australia The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project is an international effort to buil