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Welcome to the At The Eyepiece Show! This is an astronomy based podcast that is devoted to discussing astronomical equipment, visual and electronically assisted observing, stargazing tips, observing reports and equipment reviews. We don't focus on the science of astronomy, there are plenty of shows out there to do that. The focus of At The Eyepiece Show are the backyard stargazers that enjoy taking their telescopes out under the stars, and those individuals wishing to join our ranks. After all, what matters to stargazers is what’s At The Eyepiece.

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Professor Billy Hix is the Associate Professor of Education at Motlow State Community College and a Teacher Liaison for the Space Foundation. Billy frequently visits local schools to perform outreach and to encourage STEM education in general, with a focus on science and astronomy, and to assist teachers to engage their students in science. Yes, the man gets around! Billy has a passion for education and astronomy, and is an absolute pleasure to listen to as he shares his knowledge about the universe through the numerous talks and star parties he coordinates every year for the Space Foundation. Space Foundation Teacher Liaisons are a select group of educators who share a passion for space and were selected for the program for their integration of space themes into the classroom. This will be a wonderful discussion, and one to encourage backyard stargazers to get involved in STEM programs and astronomy outreach.
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Tonights episode is prerecorded. I share some my observing and imaging session on some interesting galaxies - NGC 1084, 1055, and 925 Some nice sales out there going on, specifically OPT and Celestron Hey, ever heard of TPO... more

REPEAT Our interview with Karl Krasley, avid galaxy observer. Karl also posts Galaxy Log on YouTube every month (http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6sSrOwlRbKfrqtjWYRThmA) and has a... more

We had some audio issues, thanks to Skype, so there will be some intermittent drops. We apologize for this, hopefully its a one time deal. And more talk on astronomical equipment, stargazing tips, observing reports and equipment... more

We are BACK! Yes, back and on a weekly schedule! Talk on astronomical equipment, stargazing tips, observing reports and equipment reviews!

We discuss a triple transit on Jupiter, the International Observe the Moon Night, Celestron's "Home-Run", super Sunspots, and interviews with amateurs from the 2013 Peach State Star Gaze. And more talk on astronomical equipment,... more

We are BACK! Yes, back and on a weekly schedule! I just got back in a few hours ago from attending the 2013 Peach State Star Gaze! In this episode, I'll share my first light experience with iOptron ZEQ25, what I have learned about... more

We are BACK! Yes, back and on a weekly schedule! Tonights episode we discuss; The Peach State Star Gaze - I'll be at this years PSSG! The Meade DSI II - Surprising results and what I have learned so far in my quest as a... more

Its been awhile folks, but we're back! I give you an overview of SkyTools3, an observing planning software with some features for the backyard stargazer. I also give you my mini-review of the Zhumell Zoom Eyepiece. Plus as always... more

Although I will unfortunately have to miss NEAF 2013 AGAIN(!) due to personal reasons, that doesn't mean we can speculate on what astronomical equipment will be the talk of the show. I give you my opinion on that, and a general review of... more

Global Astronomy Month is a worldwide celebration of astronomy that is coordinated by Astronomers Without Borders. This episode I'll be discussing all of the events for 2013, their specific dates, and how to find local events in... more
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