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 Hypernova of VY Canis Majoris

20th Apr, 2011 - 1M views

By popular request, here's my take on the hypergiant star VY Canis Majors Further reading: http://www.universetoday.com/13507/what-is-the-biggest-star-in-the-universe/ http://www.universetoday.com/39472/vy-canis-majoris/ http://arxiv.org/abs/astr

Seeing Beyond - The James Webb Space Telescope (Final Cut)

16th Mar, 2013 - 719k views

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope and is scheduled for launch in October 2018. We made some changes and did some re-cutting. Here is the final version. You can download this video for free on my bl

Why is the Sky Dark at Night?

4th Sep, 2010 - 142.7k views

Get astronomy twitter posts here: http://twitter.com/DeepAstronomy A question that bothered me a lot when I was younger, and it bothered me even more when I found out about Olber's Paradox. Here's my take. Music used: Revised Youth - Bro

Kepler's New Universe

19th Feb, 2014 - 118.2k views

Kepler has opened up a new universe. Only about 20 years ago, we didn't know if there were any other planets around any other stars besides our own, now we know we live in a galaxy that contains more planets than stars. Every star in our galaxy has o

Space Bound #1: The Consequences of Star Travel

6th Oct, 2010 - 115.8k views

Thank you space fans! This video is the first in a new series inspired by you. Special thanks to Space Fan Malekhit86, your suggestion had the most votes. http://www.youtube.com/Malekhit87 All music used: http://www.archive.org/details/bro

Red Dwarf Stars: The Embers of Creation

12th Aug, 2011 - 79k views

Facebook for Space Fans: http://facebook.com/SpaceFan Been wanting to do a video on red dwarf stars for a long time. I love the fact that they are going to be the only stars left in a few trillion years. Further reading: http://www.universe

The First Exoplanet From Outside Our Galaxy

18th Nov, 2010 - 51k views

Press Release: http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1045/ Astronomers from the European Southern Observatory have just announced the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a star whose origins lie outside the Milky Way. This star, HIP 13044, entered

Space Fan News #16: First Images of Mercury; All of Kepler's Planets; Number of Earths in Our Galaxy

2nd Apr, 2011 - 9.4k views

Lots of really cool news out this week. The MESSENGER spacecraft took some images of Mercury, the Kepler guys put out a really neat graphic showing all of the candidate planets Kepler discovered in February, and a paper showing an estimate of the nu

Space Fan News #19: Hubble Turns 21, Still Can't Get a Beer in a Bar

24th Apr, 2011 - 8.6k views

My employer, the Space Telescope Science Institute, released an image and a really cool animation to commemorate Hubble's 21st birthday. Press release here: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2011/11/

Space Fan News #12: Something Strange About Gravity

5th Mar, 2011 - 8.1k views

Don't forgets your tweets: http://twitter.com/DeepAstronomy A couple of weeks ago a paper came out that supported the MOND theory for why the universe is accelerating. Here's the announcement: http://bit.ly/gFSz4Q Here's the paper: http://arxiv.o

Space Fan News #21: Comet Elenin and You

6th May, 2011 - 8k views

Don't bother with duck and cover, you're going to be fine this fall. http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2011-135&cid=release_2011-135 http://news.discovery.com/space/will-earthbound-comet-fulfill-2012-prophecy.html

Space Fan News #23: More Floating Planets Than Stars In Our Galaxy

22nd May, 2011 - 7.2k views

Bit late this week, but nonetheless... Astronomers think there may be more free floating planets than stars in our galaxy. http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2011-147&cid=release_2011-147 Guys who did the survey: http://www.phys.canterbu