Home

Chris and Shane are amateur astronomers that share their love of the night sky. Check out the latest episodes below.

#298 – Night Vision Astronomy with special guest Dale Eason The Actual Astronomy Podcast

  1. #298 – Night Vision Astronomy with special guest Dale Eason
  2. #297 – Objects to Observe in February 2023
  3. #296 – Higher Capacity Mounts for Visual Observing
  4. #295 – Reflections of a Newtonian Observer with special guest Mike O’Brien
  5. #294 – Stars You Should Know With Dave Chapman

Episode 297 – Objects to Observe in February 2023 Show Notes

In this episode we’ll talk about the Zodiacal light, Venus and Neptune in the same field of view, the Moon pairing up with Venus & Jupiter then the Moon before it gets so close to Mars in your telescope. Oh and just to let those listening on the 365 Days of Astronomy you can catch…

Episode 294 – Stars You Should Know Show Notes

Focusing on classic Greek-Roman names with occasional indigenous references. The classic names are used in some GoTo telescope software for sky alignment (e.g. Sky-Watcher SynScan and Celestron). Spectral classes O B A F G K M — Annie Jump Cannon  References: Star Tales (2018) Ian Ridpath Star Names (1963) Richard Hinckley Allen  Sky Safari 7…

Get new articles delivered directly to your inbox.

Supporting the Podcast

If you like the podcast and would like to help us out with the expenses, we have a couple of options. We have setup a merchandise store located here. We get a percentage from every item sold. If you prefer Patreon, click here.

You can email us at actualastronomy@gmail.com