There are general-purpose telescopes and missions that astronomers can use to study specific objects. And there are the survey missions that look at the entire sky, which astronomers can use to answer questions about the Universe.
The Actual Astronomy Podcast presents Refracting Telescopes. In this episode we dive into our telescope of choice, refractors, with a discussion around Achro’s, APO’s, doublets, triplets and flat field designs
Today Travelers in the Night bring you stories about 1999 JD6 and ELT or extremely large telescope currently build in Chile.
As astronomers and engineers design the next generation of giant space telescopes, they’re running up against the limits of current launch providers. To go bigger, space agencies will need to consider assembling their next-generation space telescopes… in space.
In a rare moment of weakness, Pamela has decided she’s open to the possibility that a future exists. That missions, telescopes and spacecraft are going to be built and they’re going to do science. Today we’ll talk about what we’re looking forward to before she changes her mind and my naive optimism for the future.
What’s the best gear you can gift to amateur astronomer? Or what’s the best telescope you can get this year to do your hobby? Listen to today @deepastronomy for answers.
After James Webb Space Telescope, there’s LUVOIR, but what come after? Let’s have our imaginations take flight, out into the Universe, and consider some of the most incredible ideas suggested for telescopes.
This episode features a beginner’s telescope kit that we think is high quality and designed to get you off to a good start.
Automating an observing run is one of the most efficient uses of your equipment. But what do you need to make this possible? What can you expect for results?
The Actual Astronomy Podcast presents Listener Astronomy Observations. The discussion will be from new telescope observations, to sharing views with others.