Crash Course Astronomy, A Fun and Informative New Educational Series Hosted by Phil Plait

Crash Course Astronomy is a fun and informative new series from Crash Course hosted by astronomer Phil Plait. The series breaks down complicated astronomy concepts in an easy to understand way using animation and narration by Plait. The first episode serves as a general introduction to the study of astronomy, and the second episode deals with making astronomical observations with the naked eye.

The series is made possible by a recently announced partnership between Crash Course and PBS Digital Studios. New episodes of the series are posted on every Thursday.