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!

Astronomy at the European Southern Observatory (ESO)

5th Nov, 2018 - 1534 views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Some of the most exciting astronomical discoveries and observations are being done at the cutting-edge observatories operated by ESO. The European Southern Observatory

Five Most Popular Telescopes for Amateur Astronomy

29th Oct, 2018 - 3297 views

Telescope Talk Hangouts are sponsored by OPT Telescopes: https://optcorp.com/?utm_source=deepastronomy&utm_medium=telescopetalk&utm_campaign=home Are you looking to buy a telescope as a gift or for yourself? This hangout will discuss the five most

Getting Started in Astrophotography

22nd Oct, 2018 - 1182 views

If you'd like to get started in taking images with your telescope, then this is the hangout for you! Experts at OPT Telescopes will be discussing the right way to get started in this wonderful and amazing aspect of amateur astronomy. Watch this han

Clarke Exobelts: A Possible Alien Technosignature?

15th Oct, 2018 - 2452 views

Finding life in the universe is one of humanity's biggest goals, but it's not an easy task. We are now building giant, ground-based telescopes that will be able to make detailed analyses of the atmospheres of exoplanets and much more. To find a tec

The DKIST Solar Telescope

1st Oct, 2018 - 1777 views

The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) is currently under construction on Haleakala in Hawaii. This ground-based flagship observatory promises to shed light on the fundamental physical processes that govern the behavior of the Sun and many oth

What is a Star Party? (and is there any beer?)

25th Sep, 2018 - 1041 views

Main Chat on Discord: https://discord.gg/nqGpvtK Have you ever been to a star party? Ever wonder what goes on there? Is "what happens at the star party stays at the star party" true? Join us as we talk about all things amateur astronomy and get a