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.
Book Review: “Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos” by Brian Cox & Jeff Foreshaw
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.
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
Tony Darnell from @Deep Astronomy discuss about Astronomy outreach with Ian Lauer. #365DaysOfAstro