The Actual Astronomy Podcast
#59 - Your Guide to Observing in the Constellation of Pegasus

#59 - Your Guide to Observing in the Constellation of Pegasus

October 22, 2020

Chris and Shane discuss the objects to observe in Pegasus which is currently well place in the fall skies. 

#58 - Comparing Eyepieces, Telescopes, and Filters

#58 - Comparing Eyepieces, Telescopes, and Filters

October 19, 2020

Chris and Shane discuss the results of recent gear comparisons that Chris performed. 

#57 - Observing Mars Throughout History

#57 - Observing Mars Throughout History

October 15, 2020

Chris and Shane talk about early observations of Martian ‘canals’ and other interesting Mars observations from the past. 

#56 - Last Week’s Observing Recap

#56 - Last Week’s Observing Recap

October 12, 2020

Chris and Shane share some of their recent observations. Chris gives his initial thoughts on his new Nikon 1.6x barlow.

#55 - Listener Questions Are Answered

#55 - Listener Questions Are Answered

October 10, 2020

Chris and Shane answer a bunch of listener astronomy questions that were emailed to the show.

#54 - Incredible Mars Observation

#54 - Incredible Mars Observation

October 7, 2020

On Oct 3rd, Chris and Shane had their best Mars observation of their lifetimes. Lots of details reported in this episode. 

#53 - Objects to Observe in October 2020

#53 - Objects to Observe in October 2020

October 1, 2020

Mars is a ‘must observe’ object this month. Chris and Shane discuss this and other objects to have a look at. 

#52 - The Art of Sketching Observations

#52 - The Art of Sketching Observations

September 28, 2020

Chris and Shane welcome observing friend Kathleen as the first guest appearance on the podcast. Kathleen shares her thoughts on sketching observations and other aspects of amateur astronomy. 

#51 - Chris and Shane Discuss Their Most Memorable Observations

#51 - Chris and Shane Discuss Their Most Memorable Observations

September 24, 2020

Chris and Shane have been observing the nigh sky for a long time. Hear about their most memorable observations. You may want to add some of these to your observing lists. 

#50 - Chris’s Recent Mars Observations

#50 - Chris’s Recent Mars Observations

September 21, 2020

Dark sky observing plans were scuttled due to wild fire smoke, however Chris was still able to view Mars on a couple of different nights. 

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