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!

Amateur Astronomy Round Table

12th Dec, 2018 - 1203 views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Join us for a round table discussion with some of our amateur astronomers who've contributed to Telescope Talk this past year. Like this content? Please consider becomi

Telescope Eyepieces with David Nagler

3rd Dec, 2018 - 4915 views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Eyepieces are essential components of your telescope. They allow you to actually focus the light coming through your telescope and provide key optics for getting a good

The Thirty Meter Telescope TMT

3rd Dec, 2018 - 2824 views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB The largest ground-based telescope is now being built on the top of Mauna Kea in Hawaii. The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) is a new class of extremely large telescopes t

All About LSST Science and Engineering

27th Nov, 2018 - 1632 views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Sub to Launchpad Astronomy: https://www.youtube.com/ChristianReady The Large Synoptic Sky Survey is one of the most ambitious ground-based astronomy surveys ever concei

Professional OffTheShelf Astronomy Gear

13th Nov, 2018 - 1329 views

What gear do professional astronomers use that is available commercially? OPT Telescopes has a professional division dedicated to the professional astronomer. But that doesn't mean amateurs can't get access to it as well! Telescope Talk Hangouts

Astronomy and Outreach with Ian Lauer

7th Nov, 2018 - 762 views

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