How to Measure Exoplanet Transit Light Curves with Amateur Telescopes. More with @DeepAstronomy at #365DaysOfAstro
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.
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.