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

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

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

Top 5 Telescopes for Amateur Astronomy Under $500

7th Nov, 2017 - 12.1k 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 with? Our advice has always been to never spend m

Winter Night Skies: The Best Time of the Year!

20th Dec, 2017 - 2.5k views

As we approach the longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere, we talk about some of the best things you can see all year! Join us for the last Deep Astronomy Hangout of 2017 and let's talk about the wonders of the night sky during the l

What You Need to take Images Through Your Telescope

24th Jan, 2018 - 2.4k views

So, you want to take images with your telescope? Watch this hangout and we'll tell you what you need to get started! Taking images through your telescope is perhaps one of the hardest things you can do. It is an advanced activity that usually nee

What's So Great About Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes?

6th Mar, 2018 - 3.9k views

Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes are among the most popular telescopes among amateur astronomers and have been around for decades in the commercial market.

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.

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.

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 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

Telescope Talk Hangout w/ Thomas Pickett

11th Sep, 2018 - 1k views

Join us for a newly revamped hangout series on all things amateur astronomy! This week, we're talking with Tom Pickett, an advanced amateur with decades of experience that has been sharing his work to all who want to enjoy. Follow Tom on Facebook

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