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By Rob Simbeck on September 21, 2009 in

Date: September 21, 2009 Title: Notes from a Parking Lot Podcaster: Rob Simbeck Link: Description: I was attending a meeting in a church in downtown Nashville to talk about a series of discussions on race. I had my binoculars with me, as I’d been hoping to catch my first glimpse of Hale-Bopp. In the […]

By Assi Suer on August 22, 2009 in

Date: August 22, 2009 Title: Astronomy for Beginners Podcaster: Assi Süer Organization: Observatory in Gothenburg, Sweden Description: There are many people who have never used a telescope, or who have had a telescope recently but do not know how to use it. I will tell you a little about telescopes, what you can see […]

By Robin Scagell on May 4, 2009 in

Date: May 4, 2009 Title: Don’t Forget your Binoculars Podcaster: Robin Scagell Organization: None Description: Almost every amateur astronomer has binoculars, and many people advise you to buy binoculars before bothering with a telescope. But is this the best advice, and will you ever be happy without a telescope? Robin is the author of ‘Stargazing […]