Astronomy Videos

Our full collection of all Deep Astronomy videos. Here you'll find everything from live astronomy hangouts to regular space news episodes and short space documentaries. You can browse by keyword, specific categories or just have poke around and see what you can find. There's definitely something for everyone!

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The Care and Feeding of Black Hole Sagittarius A

9th Nov, 2018 - 3.4k views

New observations from the GRAVITY and SINFONI instrument on the Very Large Telescope have given us unprecedented observations of material falling into the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy.

Exoplanets Dont Like Heavy Metals

8th Nov, 2018 - 1.1k views

Studies of planetary systems have indicated that star systems with high metallicity (think iron - actually anything heavier than helium) may preferentially form planets,but a new survey suggests there are many compact, multiple-planet systems for whi

Exoplanets Don't Like Heavy Metals

6th Nov, 2018 - 28 views

Studies of planetary systems have indicated that star systems with high metallicity (think iron - actually anything heavier than helium) may preferentially form planets,but a new survey suggests there are many compact, multiple-planet systems for whi

As Mission Dies, Gaia Revises Kepler Earth-sized Exoplanet Count

1st Nov, 2018 - 2.9k views

As NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope ends its mission once and for all, ESA’s GAIA Space Telescope data shows that some Kepler planets need revising.

New Method For Finding Stellar-sized Black Holes

26th Oct, 2018 - 2.7k views

New method for detecting black holes in orbit around other stars looks very promising.

Hubble Space Telescope Update

24th Oct, 2018 - 2.2k views

The mission engineers and scientists for the Hubble Space Telescope have been working to correct some technical issues with the gyros that point the venerable space telescope. Hubble went into safe mode a couple of weeks ago and now seems to be back

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

LUVOIR: From Big Bang to Biosignatures - A Flagship Observatory in NASA's Future?

15th Oct, 2018 - 1.5k views

NASA will soon wrap up four concept studies of major space observatories that could launch sometime in the coming couple decades. One of these is the Large UV/optical/IR (LUVOIR) Surveyor. LUVOIR is a concept for a highly capable, multi-wavelength ob

Clarke Exobelts: A Possible Alien Technosignature?

15th Oct, 2018 - 1.9k 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

Our Space Telescopes Are Dying!

12th Oct, 2018 - 4k views

Think about it: Hubble is down to one gyro, maybe two; Kepler is in safe mode; and today, the Chandra X-ray telescope went into safe mode; Spitzer has run out of coolant what's going to replace these observatories?

New Evidence for a Large Exomoon around Kepler-1625b

10th Oct, 2018 - 1.5k views

Astronomers using Hubble Space Telescope data have new observations of a candidate exomoon associated with Kepler-1625b. If confirmed, this exomoon would be quite large, with a mass and radius similar to Neptune. The exoplanet Kepler-1625b is itsel

Hubble Space Telescope Goes into Safe Mode: Beginning of the End?

9th Oct, 2018 - 4.1k views

The venerable Hubble Space Telescope has been put into safe mode by mission managers. One gyro has failed and another is malfunctioning. Only two directional gyros remain.