Chris Beckett Archive
Aug 4th: Objects to Observe in the August 2022 Night Sky

Jun 16th: Observing Double Stars

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Today Actual Astronomy presents double stars with special guest observer Blake Nancarrow who is the National Observing Chair for the RASC. From easy splits to tough cuts we review some of Blake’s favourites and talk about the list he has authored for observers of all levels.

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Aug 4th: Objects to Observe in the August 2022 Night Sky

May 19th: All About Binocular Astronomy

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The Actual Astronomy Podcast presents All About Binocular Astronomy and places a focus on this fundamental tool for astronomy. From large to small and how to mount them all we discuss the ins and outs of using binoculars for stargazing and why everyone should dust off those binoculars on the shelf and take them out under the stars.

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Aug 4th: Objects to Observe in the August 2022 Night Sky

May 5th: Objects to Observe in the May 2022 Night Sky

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The Actual Astronomy Podcast presents Objects to Observe in the May 2022 Night Sky and places a focus on the planets Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn as they line up and meet up with the Moon. We also talk about when and how to observe the Lunar X, Lunar Straight Wall plus the Eta-Aquarid Meteor Shower and a potentially bright comet to look out for this month.

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