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How to Buy a Telescope : Resources for Amateur Astronomers

How to Buy a Telescope : Resources for Amateur Astronomers

Use the Internet or local library to research astronomy. Find out where to learn more about outfitting telescopes in this free video on home astronomy from a telescope salesperson. Expert: Jesse Sturgeon Bio: Jesse Sturgeon has served as a sales and customer service representative for Anacortes Telescope in Anacortes, Wash. for several years. He enjoys […]

August 8, 2012 | 17 Comments More
Hawaii 2012: Seeing the Keck I Telescope move!

Hawaii 2012: Seeing the Keck I Telescope move!

While in Hawaii for the transit of Venus, Editor Dave Eicher’s group of about 100 travelers trekked up to the summit of Mauna Kea to see the 10-meter Keck I Telescope. They had as their guide a well-known user of the Kecks, Alex Filippenko of the University of California, Berkeley, and the staff at Keck […]

August 4, 2012 | 1 Comment More
How to modify a webcam to use with a telescope

How to modify a webcam to use with a telescope

How to modify a webcam so that you can attach it to a telescope. thewiredhomeschool.com http

July 31, 2012 | 13 Comments More
Galileo CT-1380 Telescope

Galileo CT-1380 Telescope

The Galileo CT-1380 Telescope is a catadioptric reflector telescope with a 1260mm x 120mm optical tube assembly. Includes bonus 2″ 32mm eyepiece. Shop Costco.com for thousands of items you won’t find in your local Costco. Video Rating: 5 / 5 A discussion of what make the best first telescope. Learn buying tips for telescopes in […]

July 28, 2012 | 13 Comments More
Pico de Orizaba - Telescope

Pico de Orizaba – Telescope

Pico de Orizaba view from the summit about “Gran Telescopio Milimetrico” (Great Milimetric Telescope) , come with www.hgmexico.com mountain guides Use rubber cement to glue the magnifying glass to the first tube. Learn how to make an upside down telescope in thisfree crafts video. Expert: Gary Zier Bio: Gary Zier, originally from Florida, is a […]

July 24, 2012 | 14 Comments More
Transit of Venus 2012: A Viewer's Guide

Transit of Venus 2012: A Viewer’s Guide

Hank briefs us on the upcoming planetary transit of Venus, which will be observable June 5th and 6th of 2012. Like SciShow on Facebook: www.facebook.com Follow SciShow on Twitter: www.twitter.com Instructions for watching the transit (or an eclipse) using binoculars: www.youtube.com References: eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov science.nasa.gov spaceX, ISS, solar eclipse, transit of venus, venus, planetary venus, mercury, […]

July 20, 2012 | 17 Comments More
Powering your Meade ETX Telescope

Powering your Meade ETX Telescope

Tired of wasting AA Batteries? Here is an alternative way to power any Meade ETX Telescope. Video Rating: 4 / 5

July 17, 2012 | 3 Comments More
best telescopes

best telescopes

Looking for the best advice and telescopes for beginners and kids? Visit: www.whatisthebesttelescope.com Video Rating: 0 / 5

July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Sky-Watcher Auto-Tracking Telescope

Sky-Watcher Auto-Tracking Telescope

The Auto-Tracking telescope is an evolutionary alt-azimuth mount that allows automatic tracking of celestial objects without complicated add-ons. It can be used not only for astronomy but for terrestrial applications as well. It is fast to set-up and very simple and easy to use. Highly recommended for the first-time buyers. Optional GO-TO Capability: The Sky-Watcher […]

July 9, 2012 | 4 Comments More
How to Buy a Telescope : Binoculars for Astronomy

How to Buy a Telescope : Binoculars for Astronomy

Binoculars are a great way to learn to navigate the night sky. Learn why binoculars are an essential astronomy tool in this free video on home astronomy from a telescope salesperson. Expert: Jesse Sturgeon Bio: Jesse Sturgeon has served as a sales and customer service representative for Anacortes Telescope in Anacortes, Wash. for several years. […]

July 5, 2012 | 19 Comments More