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Tips For Choosing Your First Telescope

Expert advice to help you focus on what’s really important. Read more ›

Categories: Stargazing Gear, Telescopes and Accessories

Grab-and-Go Astronomy

Enjoyable night-sky sessions sometimes last only a few minutes. Read more ›

Categories: Observing the Sky, Stargazing Gear, Telescopes and Accessories

Telescopes for the Moon

What kind of telescope is best for viewing the Moon? As with so many things, there isn’t a single ‘right’ answer. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started, Moon and Planets, Telescopes and Accessories

GoTo Telescopes Reconsidered

How one experienced observer joined the GoTo-telescope brigade. Read more ›

Categories: Telescopes and Accessories

Choosing a Big Scope First

Sometimes it makes sense to dive into the deep end of the pool. Read more ›

Categories: Telescopes and Accessories

Small-Scope Appreciation

You don’t need a big telescope to have big-time fun exploring the wonders of the night sky. Read more ›

Categories: Moon and Planets, Telescopes and Accessories

Telescope Glossary

Can’t tell a Maksutov from a Newtonian?  In the dark about the difference between resolution and focal ratio?  This  glossary of optical terminology will help. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started, Teachers and Students, Telescopes and Accessories

Tips for First-Telescope Buyers

By the time you’re ready to buy your second telescope, you’ll likely know what you want. But that first purchase is often a shot in the dark. Read more ›

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Getting the Most From Your Telescope

Here are some some tips to help you achieve the best views possible from your telescope. Read more ›

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