How to Buy a Telescope : What to Look for in First Telescope

A discussion of what make the best first telescope. Learn buying tips for telescopes in this free home astronomy equipment video from a telescope designer and manufacturer. Expert: Bill Burgess Bio: Bill Burgess is the owner and founder of Burgess … Continue reading

NASA Astronomy Pictures Of The Week [3/2010]

NASA Astronomy Pictures of the Week (3/2010). — • • — ► Eclipse over the Temple of Poseidon The Moon moved to partly block the Sun for a few minutes last week as a partial solar eclipse became … Continue reading

Velikovsky, Hero or Villain? Plasma Cosmology Astronomy

Velikovsky revisited, again. Dr Immanuel Velikovsky, Hero or Villain? Plasma Cosmology Astronomy Carl Sagan Cosmology Space Electricity in space Electric Universe Wal Thornhill Dave Talbott Don Scott Petroglyphs rock art dragons and serpents celtic art spirals mythology myth plasma toruses … Continue reading

Carson Dellosa Science Experiments: Earth Science CD-1816

Carson Dellosa Science Experiments: Earth Science CD-1816 Experiments in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy offer investigations into water salinity, radiation, planets, plus others. Carson Dellosa Science Experiments: Earth Science CD-1816 Gr. 5-8+ Model Number: CD-1816 Manufacturer: Carson Dellosa UPC: 44222115937 … Continue reading

Up Close Footage of the Moon 9/8/08 – Nexstar 8 Telescope

How often do you get to see the moon this close up?? This is some footage I got last night, 9/8/08 of the moon. My Nexstar 8 telescope was magnifying the moon 120x, allowing the craters of the Northeastern and … Continue reading

Creation Astronomy Propaganda Debunked 01

The pilot episode of ‘CrAP Debunked’. If you liked this video, please help to spread it. Various images/videos produced by ESA/NASA/ESO. Errata: 1. The phrase “Infinite volume hypothesis” is incorrect here. I meant to say either “Infinite density hypothesis” or … Continue reading

VISTA – The World’s Most Powerful Survey Telescope

ESOcast 12: VISTA – A Pioneering New Survey Telescope Starts Work. VISTA (the Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy) is a new telescope that has just started work at ESOs Paranal Observatory in Chile and has made its first … Continue reading

The Actual Astronomy of 2012 – Absolutely Amazing!

All my 2012 essays are here: Since the Maya calendar and mythology are both based on the underlying astronomy, it can be very helpful to understand this astronomy. This is fun and easy to do as long as we … Continue reading

Amateur Astronomy Sky this Week ending November 28, 2009

Moon interfers with dark sky viewing this week unless you are willing to get up very early in the morning. There are some brief but fairly bright passes of the ISS in the early evenings. Still time to view Jupiter … Continue reading

NASA – Whats Up for April 2009

Whats Up for April? Did you know you can see other galaxies through modest telescopes or binoculars? Well you can! Hello and welcome. I’m Jane Houston Jones at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California During 2009, were celebrating International … Continue reading