Astronomy Videos

Our full collection of all Deep Astronomy videos. Here you'll find everything from live astronomy hangouts to regular space news episodes and short space documentaries. You can browse by keyword, specific categories or just have poke around and see what you can find. There's definitely something for everyone!

Space Fan News #9: First Image of Entire Sun Taken; Comments on Solar Max

12th Feb, 2011 - 5991 views

The STEREO team released the first image ever taken of the complete globe of the sun. Not the disk, the ENTIRE sphere. Really cool. I also respond to a request about concerns of the upcoming solar max and the predictions that it will be stronger

The Apophis Asteroid: What You Need To Know

11th Feb, 2011 - 538.3k views

UPDATE: In January 2013, NASA confirmed that Apophis WILL NOT hit Earth in 2036. For more watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Id3yvnazVzM For some reason, http://deepastronomy.com went crazy with traffic over searches for the Apophis asteroid.

Space Fan News 8 Kepler Triples Number of Known Exoplanets Become a Planet Hunter

5th Feb, 2011 - 5221 views

On Feb. 2nd, 2011 the NASA Kepler team announced another data release. This one contains candidates for 1235 stars with planets orbiting them. Of those, 54 are within the habitable zone! Kepler has woken up and is now fulfilling its promise to ans

The James Webb Space Telescope: The Largest Telescope Ever Launched

31st Jan, 2011 - 56.3k views

DeepAstronomy site is undergoing a makeover: http://deepastronomy.com. Please stop by and take a look. The James Webb Space Telescope is due to launch no earlier than September of 2016, but anticipation is high for the data and images. It is des

Space Fan News #7: Hubble's Latest, Most Distant Object and Remembering Challenger

29th Jan, 2011 - 5574 views

Here's the press release: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2011/05/ Hubble has set a new record for the most distant object found so far (again!). Also, I tell the story of how I found out the Challenger Exploded

The Decay of Heaven

25th Jan, 2011 - 149.1k views

Please subscribe to the DeepAstronomy iTunes Podcast: http://feeds.feedburner.com/blip/nXLI Here is an abbreviated look at what the implications are for a universe that is expanding and accelerating. Things look pretty bleak for the future of our