Photo taken with Nikon Coolpix P5000 put in afocal behind a telescope “Celestron C8” of 2000 mm focal distance equipped with an eyepiece of 40 mm focal distance. – Thomas Bresson

CRASH COURSE

CRASH COURSE

Your host for this intergalactic adventure is the Bad Astronomer himself, Phil Plait. We begin with answering a question: "What is astronomy?"

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STARGAZING BASICS

STARGAZING BASICS

In just 17 minutes, this three video series walks the newcomer to astronomy through the concepts of learning the night sky to more easily find and identify stars and constellations.

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TELESCOPE BASICS

TELESCOPE BASICS

A series of videos that provides an overview of what beginners to amateur astronomy need to know in order to better understand telescopes and telescope equipment.

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