Time for Christmas Sky with @ActualAstronomy. Listeners will learn about the key asterisms, constellations & stars. It is Winter Solstice time so we will focus on the early winter sky you will see from the Northern Hemisphere.
Dec 1st: Objects to Observe in the December 2022 Night Sky
December object to observe with @ActualAstronomy places a focus on how to get the most out of the Mars Opposition Occultation and the happenings overhead. Also several pairings between the Moon and Planets.
Nov 17th: ATM-ing With Special Guest Tom Otvos
The Actual Astronomy Podcast presents ATM-ing with Special Guest Tom Otvos and places a focus on Amateur Telescope Making. Chris and Shane interview someone who has built their own large very fast telescope. We talk about the motivation behind building one’s own telescope vs. buying an off the shelf telescope as well as the amature telescope making community and how you can get involved.
Nov 3rd: Objects to Observe in the November 2022 Night Sky
It’s time for Objects to Observe in the November 2022 Night Sky. This month we have a lunar eclipse and several pairings between the Moon and Planets and we also talk about what asteroid we are on the lookout for this month and a bright comet that may be on the horizon.
Oct 13th: Actual Astronomy Listener Emails
Today’s @ActualAstronomy will have listeners emails and talk about variety of observations, putting together a small telescope, eyepiece comparisons and finally a new listener who is just getting back into astronomy.
Sep 29th: Objects to Observe in the October 2022 Night Sky
October Actual Astronomy focus on how to get the most out of the Great Jupiter Opposition. Also several pairings between the Moon & Planets, observing bands & storms on Jupiter, as well as asteroid.
Sep 15th: Listener Observing Reports
The Actual Astronomy Podcast presents Episode 256 Listener Observing Reports. In this episode we read listener observing reports. Beginning with a new Dark Sky Preserve we move on to a “smorgasbord” session with planets, double stars and planetary nebulae.
Sep 1st: Objects to Observe in the September 2022 Night Sky
This month Actual Astronomy have several pairings between the Moon and Planets and we also talk about when and how to observe the Curtis X as well as what asteroid we are on the lookout for this month.
Aug 18th: Saturn at Opposition
Today @ActualAstronomy will discuss about how to find Saturn and what you can see with your eye, binoculars and a small telescope. Also the Rings and gaps in the rings, the Seelinger effect which brightens the rings around this time as well as the Moons of Saturn.
Aug 4th: Objects to Observe in the August 2022 Night Sky
This month @ActualAstronomy places a focus on places a focus on events to help you find the planets as well as the Moon. We have several pairings and some occultation events with the Moon and Planets.