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    Hi all,

    As the thread title suggests, can you recommend any particularly good YouTube channels for astronomers?

    Gear reviews, general information about astronomy, etc.

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    Default Re: Any recommendations for Astro YouTube channels?

    There is this guy. Some like him some don't

    https://www.youtube.com/user/astronomyshed/videos

    There is also Forest Tanaka's video series on astrophotography

    https://www.youtube.com/user/ForrestTanaka/featured

    Many others on various topics.

    As with most internet 'sources' take a lot of them with a grain of salt. Ive seen some good ones and some bad ones especially when dealing with collimation and or autoguiding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UlteriorModem View Post
    There is this guy. Some like him some don't

    https://www.youtube.com/user/astronomyshed/videos

    There is also Forest Tanaka's video series on astrophotography

    https://www.youtube.com/user/ForrestTanaka/featured

    Many others on various topics.

    As with most internet 'sources' take a lot of them with a grain of salt. Ive seen some good ones and some bad ones especially when dealing with collimation and or autoguiding.
    Cheers mate, I'll check those out.
    Yeah, I've seen some shockingly poor videos, so felt compelled to ask!


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    Quote Originally Posted by UlteriorModem View Post
    There is this guy. Some like him some don't

    https://www.youtube.com/user/astronomyshed/videos

    There is also Forest Tanaka's video series on astrophotography

    https://www.youtube.com/user/ForrestTanaka/featured

    Many others on various topics.

    As with most internet 'sources' take a lot of them with a grain of salt. Ive seen some good ones and some bad ones especially when dealing with collimation and or autoguiding.
    Ps! On initial inspection, I quite like astronomyshed! I like the real amateur stuff, just some the channels I've been looking at are a little too poor...
    Cheers again!
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    I like this guy's lectures:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4zHfKBhnqM
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    Quote Originally Posted by Robrj View Post
    Thanks, interesting stuff!


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    Default Re: Any recommendations for Astro YouTube channels?

    Check out my man, David Fuller's YouTube channel, Eyes on the Sky and his website.

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbr...SF_bbQgBTRK6nw

    Eyes On The Sky > Home

    Also, try Frasier Cain and his Astronomy Cast channels

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUH...jEO2rvK--MdCSg

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCog...n1KF0N9I4oM7eQ
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    Default Re: Any recommendations for Astro YouTube channels?

    Here's another vote for Eyes In The Sky and Forrest Tanaka but there are so many out there depending on your specific interests.

    Cheers
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    astronomy shed! and Martin Pyott
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    Quote Originally Posted by yobbo89 View Post
    astronomy shed! and Martin Pyott
    Yobbo, that's right up my street mate! Cheers.
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