All posts by Tony Darnell

By Tony Darnell on August 17, 2019 in
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How to Measure Exoplanet Transit Light Curves with Amateur Telescopes. More with @DeepAstronomy at #365DaysOfAstro

By Tony Darnell on July 20, 2019 in
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Are you thinking of purchasing a telescope but don’t know where to start? Watch this week’s Telescope Talk Hangout for expert advice! Everybody needs to start somewhere in amateur astronomy and the decision to buy a telescope is a big one.

By Tony Darnell on June 15, 2019 in
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Star atlases are an essential tool for use in amateur astronomy. In this hangout, we’ll discuss the various forms of star atlases, and talk with Wil Tirion, a long-time stellar cartographer (uranographer) whose maps have been ubiquitous in astronomy.

By Tony Darnell on May 18, 2019 in

Book Review: “Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos” by Brian Cox & Jeff Foreshaw

By Tony Darnell on April 20, 2019 in
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Astronomers using the ALMA telescope high in the Chilean Andes have observed a star forming where planets are normally thought to be born. Please join Tony Darnell as he discusses these observations with Dr. John Ilee from the University of Leeds.

By Tony Darnell on March 16, 2019 in
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Did you know there is an effort underway to actually see the event horizon of a black hole? Let’s learn about one of the most amazing astronomy endeavours ever with @DeepAstronomy

By Tony Darnell on February 16, 2019 in
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Tony Darnell from @Deep Astronomy discuss about Astronomy outreach with Ian Lauer. #365DaysOfAstro

By Tony Darnell on January 19, 2019 in
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What gear do professional astronomers use that is available commercially?