Chris and Shane are amateur astronomers that share their love of the night sky. Check out the latest episodes below.
#173 – Observing Minor Planets and Asteroids – The Actual Astronomy Podcast
Best event for November: A partial lunar eclipse that presents better than Mays full lunar eclipse. Planetary Roundup Mercury and Venus are both covered by the Moon while Jupiter displays Moon shadows. Saturn is beginning to lose its altitude, numbing the time telescopic observing can view fine details. Uranus is at opposition, now is theContinue reading “Episode 167 – Objects to Observe in November 2021 Show Notes”
Best events for September: The Moon pairings with Uranus and Neptune make for great opportunities to hunt these elusive planets down. Planetary Roundup Mercury – remains lost in the Suns glow for the Northern Hemisphere while the Southern Hemisphere is treated to an excellent Eastern Elongation. Venus – barely escapes the Suns glow hanging outContinue reading “Episode 150 – Objects to Observe in September 2021 Show Notes”
Objects to Observe in the August 2021 Night Sky Best event for August: Perseid Meteor Shower Peak Planetary Roundup Mercury, Venus and Mars are all lost in the bright sunlit part of the sky while Jupiter and Saturn reach opposition making for their best appearance for 2021. Uranus and Neptune are now much higher inContinue reading “Episode 140 – Objects to Observe in July 2021”
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