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What’s in the sky? Astronomy Events of January 2022
All About Telescope Smartphone Adapters

All About Telescope Smartphone Adapters

January 14, 2022 3 min read

Capture the universe and hold it in your pocket with the help of telescope smartphone adapters! Learn all about these helpful and affordable tools on OPT University.

By Danielle Austin

 What’s in the Sky: Top Astronomy Events of 2022
Getting Started in Astronomy Imaging

Getting Started in Astronomy Imaging

November 24, 2021 49 min read

Taking images through your telescope has never been easier.  What used to be complicated, time-consuming and expensive is now accessible to people who've never used a telescope before.  Getting started in taking pictures of the night sky is orders of magnitude simpler than it was decades ago when film reigned supreme.
 
Now, with modest equipment budding astrophotographers can achieve amazing results right out of the gate, but navigating all that gear can be overwhelming.  In this episode of Space Junk Podcast, we'll explore strategies and gear to get you off to a roaring start taking images that will please your family, friends and all your social media followers.

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Space Junk is a weekly podcast dedicated to the amazing hobby of amateur astronomy. Each week we’ll answer your questions and bring you the latest information and advice on the tools, gadgets, software and techniques for maximizing your enjoyment of the night sky. Your hosts are Tony Darnell from Deep Astronomy and the CEO of OPT Telescopes, Dustin Gibson.

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Space Junk Podcast
Space Junk Podcast
Space Junk is a weekly podcast dedicated to the amazing hobby of amateur astronomy. Each week we’ll answer your questions and bring you the latest information and advice on the tools, gadgets, software and techniques for maximizing your enjoyment of the night sky. Your hosts are Tony Darnell from Deep Astronomy and the CEO of OPT Telescopes, Dustin Gibson.LISTEN NOW! 🔊