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The Actual Astronomy Podcast

25
Jan 2021

#86 - Chris and Shane’s Current Observing Projects/Lists

If you are looking for a new observing project, you might find some inspiration in this episode. Chris and Shane share the lists and projects that they are focusing on. More information regarding this episode can be found at www.actualastronomy.com 

21
Jan 2021

#85 - Our Companion to Objects to Observe in the Night Sky

Chris and Shane spend the entire episode defining astronomical terms that you hear on this podcast and read in various observing guides. 

18
Jan 2021

#84 -Searching For New Dark Sky Locations

Chris and Shane discuss a new location that might be a good dark sky observing site and share some tips how you can find a dark sky site near your home. A new website for Actual Astronomy is introduced as well, www.actualastronomy.com

14
Jan 2021

#83 - Deep Sky Observing in Orion, Taurus, and Perseus

Chris and Shane talk about some interesting deep sky objects to observe in some well placed winter constellations. Just in time for new Moon!

11
Jan 2021

#82 - Tasco 10TE First Light & One More Listener Observation Log

Shane talks about first light with his recently acquired classic telescope, the Tasco 10TE. There is also one more listener observation log that was done in a unique way.

7
Jan 2021

#81 - More Listener Observation Logs

In Episode 80, Chris and Shane were not able to discuss all of the listener observations so. This episode is a continuation of listener observations. 

4
Jan 2021

#80 - Book Give Away Winner & Listener Observations

Chris and Shane announce the winner of the 2021 RASC Observer’s Handbook and discuss observations logs submitted by listeners. 

31
Dec 2020

#79 - Objects to Observe in January 2021

Find out what you can observe in our solar system during January. One of the highlights is a close grouping of Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury.

28
Dec 2020

#78 - Final Conjunction Observations and Looking Towards 2021

Chris and Shane discuss their final observations of the Great Conjunction and what gear purchases they are thinking about in 2021.

24
Dec 2020

#77 - Your Guide to Observing Double Stars

Observing double stars can be extremely rewarding. Chris and Shane discuss what you need to know to start observing double stars.

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