Amateur Astronomy in July

Amateur astronomy in July will be the subject this week on the Sky-Watcher What’s Up? Webcast.

Amateur Astronomy in JulyThe Sky-Watcher team will take a deep dive into amateur astronomy in July for 2023. From the full Moon, comets, meteor showers to a selection of deep sky targets to image and observe. They will also discuss the discuss the Sky-Watcher Target of the Month (TOTM) Challenge. July’s target is The Blue Horsehead Nebula.

To participate in the  Simply submit your image and details to Provide your name, equipment, image specifications, image file, FITS file, and mailing address. All submissions will receive an official, embroidered, adhesive TOTM patch and possible inclusion in Sky-Watcher’s social media, E-newsletters, and web site.

The Sky-Watcher What’s Up? Webcast is a live webcast held every Friday from 10am to 11am Pacific on the Sky-Watcher USA YouTube channel. Each week they discuss a new astronomical topic including gear, visual and imaging techniques, interviews and more.

What’s Up? webcasts are free by tuning into the Sky-Watcher USA YouTube channel. Can’t watch the webcast live? That’s OK, all webcasts can be watched whenever you like by visiting the YouTube channel.

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The Sun is more active than it’s been in years and if that’s not enough, we have the Annular Solar Eclipse on October 14, 2023 and the Total Solar Eclipse on April 8, 2024! If you’d like to learn more about the technology behind solar observing, solar imaging and more, you can check out our free publication, “The Definitive Guide to Viewing and Imaging the Sun”. You don’t have to sign up or provide any information, simply click here and enjoy reading!

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