Chris and Shane discuss some of the science regarding night vision as well as some tips on how to achieve and preserve your night vision.
Chris and Shane have nearly completed adding all of the parts needed to use their miniBorg 50mm telescopes. You might be surprised what a 50mm ‘finder scope’ can show!
Chris and Shane walk through how they determine what to observe in the night sky and how to use different tools to locate your object.
Chris has been making good progress on his Ophiuchus observing project, he shares details in this episode.
Shane delivers his presentation about why he enjoys using small telescopes. Download the presentation at www.actualastronomy.com to follow along.
Chris and Shane were able to get lots of observing done this past week. Hear the details in this episode.
Chris and Shane discuss solar system objects and events to observe in June.
Chris and Shane recap their observing from the past week and Chris was able to test his new configuration for the Takahashi FC100.
Special guests, Clark Muir - RASC National History Chair and Randall Rosenfeld - RASC Past National History Chair, join Chris and Shane to discuss details of observations by the first astronomers. Clark also shares his project of creating and using a Galileo telescope.
Shane talks about the advantages of binoviewers for deep sky observing and Chris shares his current project of building a DIY variable barlow.