25 Best Astronomy Podcasts
Here are 25 Best Astronomy Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Astronomy Cast
Edwardsville, Illinois, US
Astronomy Cast takes a fact-based journey through the cosmos as it offers listeners weekly discussions on astronomical topics ranging from planets to cosmology. Hosted by Fraser Cain and Dr. Pamela L. Gay, this show brings the questions of an avid astronomy lover direct to an astronomer. Together Fraser and Pamela explore what is known and being discovered about the universe around us.
Play⋅ 667⋅ 11.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ Sep 2006 Get Email Contact
2. Cosmo Quest | 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast
Tucson, Arizona, US
The 365 Days of Astronomy podcast launched in 2009 as part of the International Year of Astronomy. This community podcast continues to bring you day after day of content on Astronomy across the years.
Play⋅ 3.4K⋅ 9.8K ⋅5 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 21 min ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
3. Naked Astronomy, from the Naked Scientists
Cambridge, England, UK
This podcast looks at the latest news from the stars, planets and other heavenly bodies. Plus interviews with professional astronomers and the answers to your space science questions.
Play⋅ 74.8K⋅ 54.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 54 min ⋅ Nov 2009 Get Email Contact
4. The Orbital Mechanics Podcast
Every other week they cover the latest spaceflight news, discuss past, current and future exploration efforts, and take a look at upcoming events. Tune in to hear about how humans get to space, how they stay in space and how unmanned craft reaches farther and farther into the universe around us.
Also in Space Podcasts, Astronaut Podcasts, Mechanics Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 58 min ⋅ Feb 2015 Get Email Contact
5. Walkabout the Galaxy
Orlando, Florida, US
An irreverent and informative tour of the latest, greatest and most interesting discoveries in astronomy.
Play⋅ 1.6K⋅ 509 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 47 min ⋅ Nov 2015 Get Email Contact
6. Ask a Spaceman Podcast
New York City, New York, US
Ask a Spaceman Podcast is where Paul Sutter, an astrophysicist answers all your questions. Every episode will make you come closer to complete knowledge of time and space.
Also in Astrophysics Podcasts, Cosmology Podcasts
Play⋅ 6.6K⋅ 14K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 38 min ⋅ Feb 2015 Get Email Contact
7. Cheap Astronomy Podcasts
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Cheap Astronomy offers you 10 minute weekly podcasts on a wide range of astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, space science and space exploration topics. At Cheap Astronomy you're only as cheap as the telescope you're looking through.
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Play⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Feb 2009 Get Email Contact
Ottawa, Illinois, US
Podcast about astronomy and the joys of watching the skies at night--and sometimes during the day.
Play⋅ 68⋅ 32 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 6 min ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
9. Universe Today Podcasts with Fraser Cain
Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
The Guide to Space is a series of space and astronomy podcasts by Fraser Cain, publisher of Universe Today. Tune in to get weekly Space and astronomy news.
Play⋅ 118K⋅ 312.2K⋅ 202.9K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ Jan 2014 Get Email Contact
10. SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
19 years on Australian Public Radio (as StarStuff), 4 years of podcasting and counting. We have a lot of content to share with you. Recognized worldwide by our listeners and industry experts as one of the best and most thoroughly researched programs on Astronomy, Technology, Space, and Science News. Keep up-to-date and learn something new with every episode.
Play⋅ 1.8K⋅ 13.9K ⋅3 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ Jul 2016 Get Email Contact
11. The Rambling Astronomer
Join me Martin Lunn MBE while I take you on a journey around the solar system.
Play 2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 10 min Get Email Contact
12. Astronomy Minute
Boca Raton, Florida, US
Learn the basics of astronomy in one-to-two minute packets of concise information about specific topics. You are a busy person with a short attention span, and you want to learn about astronomical topics in a short amount of time. Your host Professor Ata is a PhD research astronomer and astrophysicist and a noted authority on stellar and galactic astronomy.
Play⋅ 134 ⋅12 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 2 min Get Email Contact
13. AWESOME ASTRONOMY
Awesome Astronomy explores the frontiers of science, space and our evolving understanding of the universe.Join Ralph, Paul & Jeni for informative and fun astronomy programmes dedicated to space and astronomy news and monthly podcast extras covering hot topics and special interviews in the world of science and astronomy.
Play⋅ 11.5K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 58 min ⋅ Apr 2012 Get Email Contact
14. Radio Astronomy
The monthly astronomy podcast from the makers of BBC Sky at Night Magazine
Play⋅ 37.1K⋅ 48K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact
15. Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science
Pasadena, California, US
Planetary Radio brings you the human adventure across our solar system and beyond. We visit each week with the scientists, engineers, leaders, advocates and astronauts who are taking us across the final frontier. Regular features raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. Join host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, and Emily Lakdawalla as they dive deep into the latest space news.
Play⋅ 885.5K⋅ 259K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 66 min Get Email Contact
16. Star Stuff
Flagstaff, Arizona, US
Star Stuff: A Space Poddity, by Lowell Observatory, aims to make astronomical science and space exploration fun and accessible to wide audiences using humor, facts, and casual banter. Two Lowell educators (Hailey Osborn and Wesley Sonnemaker) and one literature major (Cody Half-Moon) will sit together and discuss astronomy, planetary science, and space exploration via news articles, movie reviews, audience questions, pop culture discussions, and guest speakers.
Play⋅ 28.6K⋅ 10.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 53 min Get Email Contact
17. Pythagorean Astronomy
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Astronomy news and interviews with scientists involved in the discoveries.
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 1.7K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ Feb 2014 Get Email Contact
18. The Cosmic Companion
Tucson, Arizona, US
What would it be like to have some of the greatest minds in the world at your dinner table, engaging in friendly, fun conversation?The Cosmic Companion explores astronomy, space exploration, science, the past, and the future with some of the greatest scientists, authors, and developers around the globe. Past guests include Neil deGrasse Tyson, Kathryn Sullivan (who helped launch Hubble) and famed oceanographer Sylvia Earle!Come join us as we explore the Cosmos!
Play⋅ 6.3K⋅ 272⋅ 391 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ Oct 2019 Get Email Contact
19. The Actual Astronomy Podcast
Join amateur astronomers, Chris and Shane, as they share their experiences of observing the night sky.
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Play⋅ 376 ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 47 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
20. Main Engine Cut Off Podcast
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Opinion and analysis of spaceflight, exploration, policy, and strategy, by Anthony Colangelo
Play⋅ 6.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 41 min ⋅ Apr 2016 Get Email Contact
21. The Jodcast | Astronomy Podcast
A podcast about astronomy including the latest news, what you can see in the night sky, interviews with astronomers and more. It is created by astronomers from The University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank for anyone interested in things out of this world.
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22. Seldom Sirius
A seldom serious podcast about astronomy by Jen, David, Mark, Megan and Stuart.
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23. Orbital Path Podcast
Orbital Path with Michelle Thaller, who is an American astronomer and research scientist takes a look at the big questions of the cosmos and what the answers can reveal about life here on Earth.
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24. The Star Spot
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Star Spot, with Justin Trottier, is a space-themed podcast and radio show focusing on all aspects of astronomy and space exploration. Episodes feature interviews with guests of wide-ranging backgrounds: scientists, engineers, educators, astronauts, artists, politicians, and business people. Topics are similarly broad, from the latest space mission to how the universe began, from why humans explore space to how we can make space exploration economical.
Play⋅ 2K⋅ 1.1K⋅ 50 ⋅ Feb 2013 Get Email Contact
25. Meet Star Gazers
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
The Meet Star Gazers podcast helps you get started on your journey in stargazing. It covers topics like night sky observation, astrophotography, astrotourism and light pollution.
Play⋅ 298⋅ 217 ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Fraser Cain and Dr. Pamela Gay||astronomycast.com||153|
|The Cosmic Companion||thecosmiccompanion.net||114|
|Two Amateur Astronomers||actualastronomy.podbean.com||95|
|The Planetary Society||planetary.org||58|
Astronomy Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Star Stuff Podcast||3|
|Women In STEM||1|
|Lowell Discovery Telescope||1|
Astronomy Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|
|Amateur Astronomy Podcasts||4|