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.
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
What gear do professional astronomers use that is available commercially?