Best night sky event for April: Lyrid Meteor Shower Planet Roundup Jupiter & Saturn in the Constellation Capricornus which rises in the morning sky just before Sunrise – so whenever we are talking about them it’ll be am time. By the end of April Jupiter has moved eastward into the constellation of Aquarius as itContinue reading “Episode 105 – Objects to Observe in April 2021 Show Notes”
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Welcome to Episode 97 of the Actual Astronomy Podcast, Objects to Observe in the March 2021 night Sky. We use a finder circle of 8-degrees like a wide-field binocular and a 5-degrees for scale, observers should note your fist at arm’s length is 10-degrees and common finders and binoculars have fields typically in the 5-degreeContinue reading “Episode 97 – Objects to Observe in March Show Notes”
Chris’s observing log and atlas ready to observe.
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Overall Impressions:The Starbase 25mm Kellner is very small – smaller even than the stock 20mm plossl that came with my scope. It looks downright puny in my prism, but, the build seems quite solid and it has a good weight in the hand. It needs more back focus than my other eyepieces – about oneContinue reading “Episode 89 – Larry’s Detailed Observing Report”
Welcome to Episode 88 of the Actual Astronomy Podcast, the Objects to Observe in the February 2021 Night Sky! We are amateur astronomers that means we love looking up at the night sky and this podcast is for anyone who enjoys going out under the stars. Objects to Observe in the February 2021 Night SkyContinue reading “Episode 88 – Objects to Observe in February 2021 Show Notes”
Special guest Justin Wasner joins Chris and Shane on this episode. Justin is an amateur astronomer who also has a lot of knowledge and experience regarding 3D printing. Check out Justin’s presentation below on 3D printing that he references in this episode.
Welcome to Episode 86 of the Actual Astronomy Podcast. I’m Chris and joining me is Shane. We are amateur astronomers that means we love looking up at the night sky and this podcast is for anyone who enjoys going out under the stars. Had some great suggestions about observing lists So what lists are youContinue reading “Episode 86 – Chris and Shane’s Current Observing Projects/Lists Show Notes”