Telescope Talk Hangout

Telescope Talk is a regular live hangout series dedicated to helping you navigate and engage in the exciting hobby of amateur astronomy. Every other week (on Wednesdays) Tony Darnell, John Suffill, Adam Smith and Alexander Reinders get together to discuss everything you need to know about getting started, buying your first telescope, learning the night sky and so much more! Join us live and ask us your questions or leave comments!

Space Junk Podcast Does New York

5th Apr, 2019 - 916 views

Space Junk Podcast is in New York and ready to some Astronomy. Tomorrow we setup in Times Square to image from one of the most light polluted areas in the world to highlight that the night sky is available to everyone. We're recording an episode of

Astro Imaging from Times Square

3rd Apr, 2019 - 3910 views

Sponsored by OPT Telescopes: Using the Triad filter designed and manufactured by OPT, we'll be imaging the night sky from one of the most light polluted areas in the world: Times Square. The idea is to show that the stars are

Hubble Constant Measurments from Type 1a Supernovae from the Dark Energy Survey

21st Mar, 2019 - 1504 views

The Dark Energy Survey looked at 5000 square degrees of the southern skies in an attempt to characterize dark energy but the observations taken are also very useful for supernovae research. By measuring the standard candles known as Type 1a Supernov

Star Forming Where Planet Should be in Mysterious Star System

21st Feb, 2019 - 1837 views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: 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 h

Telescope Review Celestron Nexstar 5SE

6th Feb, 2019 - 10.8k views

Finally getting a chance to review products, something I've always wanted to do. Here I'll tell you what I think of the Celestron Nexstar 5SE telescope. Is it a good first scope? Is it good for advanced amateurs? Watch the Celestron Nexstar 5SE S

The Exolife Finder Telescope ELF Update

5th Feb, 2019 - 2125 views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: It's time to check back in with our friends from the PLANETS Foundation to see how things are going with the Exolife Finder Telescope. Don't know what that is? Don't w