The End of 2020 [A Look Back on the Year]
Join Dustin from OPT Telescopes and Tony from DeepAstronomy in this episode of Space Junk Podcast as they look back on 2020 and discuss the memorable events in the astronomy community.
Timestamps for The End of 2020 Episode
2:54 - How much the hobby grew in one year
3:45 - The exciting challenge of astrophotography and the astro community
6:10 - The explosion of the hobby while being safe at home
8:13 -Amateur astronomy today
12:02 - Did people turn to astronomy because of the pandemic?
14:56 -Looking through a telescope for the first time
15:36 - Heated seats & the value of astronomy gear
19:25 -Looking back in 2020 and what stood out the most
29:45 -Radian 61 launch
31:41 - Live streaming
33:35 - Being a science communicator during 2020
36:05 - Work worth doing
39:12 - Working full-time as a live streamer
43:06 -The book, The Meaning of Human Existence, and achieving what you want in life
46:29 - The value of time
52:43 - Cool space events of 2020
54:58 - Looking forward to 2021
56:55 - Can you find moving space junk with a telescope?
1:00:12 -OPT University
1:00:49 - Celebrating New Year's Eve in the states
1:04:30 - Tony’s new 20-inch Dobsonian
Did you get started in astronomy in 2020? Let us know in the comments below!