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 41 videos in "Telescope Talk Hangout" category

Astronomy and Outreach with Ian Lauer

7th Nov, 2018 - 721 views

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Space Junk Podcast Does New York

5th Apr, 2019 - 859 views

Space Junk Podcast is in New York and ready to some Astronomy. Tomorrow we setup in Times Square to image from one of the most light polluted areas in the world to highlight that the night sky is available to everyone. We're recording an episode of

The PANOPTES Project Measure Exoplanets from Your Backyard

18th Apr, 2019 - 933 views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Project PANOPTES is a citizen science project that aims to make it easy for anyone to build a low cost, robotiic observatory that can be used to detect transiting exopla

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

25th Sep, 2018 - 946 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

How to Measure Exoplanet Transit Light Curves w Amateur Telescopes

7th May, 2019 - 978 views

Off the shelf telescopes and cameras for amateur astronomy are now sensitive enough that you can actually measure exoplanets from your backyard! This hangout features a discussion with Jerry Hubbell from Explore Scientific.

Astronomy Imaging with Jason Major

17th Jul, 2018 - 1035 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

Amateur Astronomy Round Table

12th Dec, 2018 - 1071 views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Join us for a round table discussion with some of our amateur astronomers who've contributed to Telescope Talk this past year. Like this content? Please consider becomi

Telescope Talk Hangout w/ Thomas Pickett

11th Sep, 2018 - 1137 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

Getting Started in Astrophotography

22nd Oct, 2018 - 1148 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

The Event Horizon Telescope EHT

18th Dec, 2018 - 1219 views

NEW STREAM: GO HERE INSTEAD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4J02ph1Jd1Q Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Did you know there is an effort underway to actually see the event horizon of a black hole? Ri

Star Atlases and Planispheres w/ Wil Tirion

14th May, 2019 - 1224 views

Star atlases are an essential tool for use in amateur astronomy. Although most people use them in digital or App form, there is still room on our bookshelves for some old-school printed maps.

How to Process Images Taken Through Your Telescope

19th Oct, 2017 - 1235 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