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

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

Amateur Astronomy as a Hobby

13th Jun, 2018 - 1.4k views

Like this content? Please consider becoming a patron: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy After a bit of a haitus, we're back. We've retooled a little bit and we're going to try a new format. Today, Tony, Adam, John and Alex will be answering questi

Astronomy and Outreach with Ian Lauer

7th Nov, 2018 - 638 views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Like this content? Please consider becoming a patron: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy Follow DeepAstronomy on Twitter: @DeepAstronomy Like DeepAstronomy on Facebook:

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

Astronomy Imaging with Jason Major

17th Jul, 2018 - 1k views

Eventually, everyone wants to take pictures of the night sky with their telescopes. It's not exactly a beginner activity, but it is one of the most rewarding feelings when you've processed an image you took yourself. We also live in an age when you

Backyard Observatories and Viewer Questions

3rd Apr, 2018 - 836 views

Have you ever thought of building an observatory on to house your new telescope? Watch this hangout to learn about the characteristics of a good backyard amateur observatory including where to build it.

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

DIY NASA Data Processing for Fun and Profit

20th Mar, 2018 - 925 views

This week, we re-visit processing data from NASA missions yourself. Our guest this week is Kevin M. Gill, a very talented image processor who's work has included working with data from many NASA datasets.

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 Amateur Astronomy

20th Jun, 2017 - 3.6k views

Want to learn more about amateur astronomy? What telescopes and equipment should you get? How do you get started in this amazing hobby? Join us for the inaugural hangout dedicated to amateur astronomy! Each week amateur astronomy experts, Tony D

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

How to Process Images Taken Through Your Telescope

19th Oct, 2017 - 1.1k views

So you've spent the money, installed the equipment, hit the 'Take Image' button and you have a computer full of images. Now what? In this hangout, we continue diving into the complex topic of astro-imaging for the amateur astronomer. Taking imag