Podcaster: Tony Darnell
Title: Amateur Telescope Automation: What You Need to Know
Organization: Deep Astronomy
Link : https://deepastronomy.space
Automating an observing run is one of the most efficient uses of your equipment. You can plan the night’s observing, then let your equipment do the work! But what do you need to make this possible? What can you expect for results?
Bio: Tony Darnell is the owner of Deep Astronomy website and a host for the same hangout channel in Youtube. He has worked in the field of astronomy all my life, his first job was at a school district planetarium in Boulder, Colorado. With the exception of a stint in the Army in the 1980’s he has worked in many aspects of astronomical research.
Most of his time has been spent writing software to retrieve, process and analyze data taken from telescopes. He has worked with data from some of the world’s largest ground-based and space-based telescopes: from the four meter Blanco telescope in Chile to the Hubble Space Telescope.
Astronomy education has always been his passion and he has written articles for DeepAstronomy.space website and produce astronomy videos for YouTube on the DeepAstronomy channel.
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