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By Tony Darnell on February 15, 2020 in
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New observations from the GRAVITY and SINFONI instrument on the Very Large Telescope have given us unprecedented observations of material falling into the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy.

By Tony Darnell on January 18, 2020 in
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In this episode, our favorite exoplanet hunting space telescope, known as TESS, has managed to capture a black hole tearing a star apart.

By Tony Darnell on December 21, 2019 in
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Today, @DeepAstronomy will discuss about how constant the Hubble Constant isn’t and the problems facing modern cosmology.

By Tony Darnell on October 19, 2019 in
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We are looking for more observatories and amateur astronomers who might want to join the project. The Habitable Exoplanet Hunting Project is a worldwide network of amateur astronomers searching for new potentially habitable exoplanets.

By Tony Darnell on September 21, 2019 in
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Today we have @DeepAstronomy discuss about the hobby of amateur astronomy. Where it’s been and where it is going.

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.