Podcaster: Tony Darnell
Title: Deep Astronomy – Can We See the Pillars of Creation With Amateur Astronomy Telescopes?
Organization: Deep Astronomy
Link : https://deepastronomy.space
Description: Here is the Eagle nebula taken using off-the-shelf equipment available to the amateur astronomer. This image was taken using a 17 inch reflector telescope with an SBIG 16803 CCD camera mounted on the back. Taken over the course of an evening at a remote observatory in Landers California operated by OPT Telescopes.
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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