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Join amateur astronomers, Chris and Shane, as they share their experiences of observing the night sky.

The Actual Astronomy Podcas‪t‬ Two Amateur Astronomers

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Join amateur astronomers, Chris and Shane, as they share their experiences of observing the night sky.

    #108 - A Telescope Horror Story and Some Observing Reports With Unexpected Aurora

    #108 - A Telescope Horror Story and Some Observing Reports With Unexpected Aurora

    Shane shares a horror story regarding his Takahashi 76dcu. Also hear about Chris’s attempt to observe comet C/2020 R4 ATLAS and Shane was able to observe some double stars from the RASC double star program. 

    • 55 min
    107 - Your Guide to Upgrading Gear

    107 - Your Guide to Upgrading Gear

    If you are thinking about upgrades to your astronomy, this episode is for you. Chris and Shane share their upgrade experiences. 

    • 54 min
    #106 -Advice For Buying an H-alpha Solar Telescope & Chris Shares First Light With the miniBorg 50

    #106 -Advice For Buying an H-alpha Solar Telescope & Chris Shares First Light With the miniBorg 50

    Shane shares a recent solar observing report and provides some tips fur purchasing your first h-alpha telescope. Chris had first light with his 50mm miniBorg and shares his observing report. 

    • 52 min
    #105 - Objects to Observe In April 2021

    #105 - Objects to Observe In April 2021

    Join Chris and Shane as they discuss solar system events and objects to observe in April. 

    • 46 min
    #104 - Chris’s New Tiny Telescope, Finders, and Observing Reports

    #104 - Chris’s New Tiny Telescope, Finders, and Observing Reports

    Chris purchased one of Shane’s miniBorg 50mm telescopes and is now a member of the Tiny Telescope club! Other discussion points in this episode are the different finders that are available and some observing reports. 

    • 54 min
    #103 - Your Guide to Buying Used Astronomy Gear

    #103 - Your Guide to Buying Used Astronomy Gear

    Chris and Shane discuss where and how to buy used astronomy gear. This is a great way to acquire items that are on your wish list. 

    • 53 min

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