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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
How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Accessories: Planisphere

How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Accessories: Planisphere

Purchase a planisphere or star chart with a telescope to be able to locate planets and stars in the night sky.Find the stars in the sky with telescope tips 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 […]

July 2, 2012 | 5 Comments More
Chaz's Minecraft Mod Reviews - Telescope Mod! High Level Zooming!

Chaz’s Minecraft Mod Reviews – Telescope Mod! High Level Zooming!

Hey Everyone, Hope you enjoyed my Minecraft mod review on the “Telescope” mod. If you would like to check out this mod go here: www.planetminecraft.com Thanks so much for watching! Chaz Facebook: tinyurl.com Twitter: twitter.com The music comes from the in-game Minecraft soundtrack. If you would like to listen without having Minecraft playing, you can […]

June 28, 2012 | 17 Comments More
The Star Party - The Moon - Special Tricks to See More (Telescopes)

The Star Party – The Moon – Special Tricks to See More (Telescopes)

www.telescope.com How to best observe this favorite of amateur astronomers. This is an episode of “The Star Party”, a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. Visit http to find high quality products for amateur astronomers. Video Rating: 4 / 5 In 1609, Galileo Galilei first looked through his […]

June 24, 2012 | 10 Comments More
Observatory - Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Telescope - Public Astronomy Program [Credit: AZ Public Media]

Observatory – Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Telescope – Public Astronomy Program [Credit: AZ Public Media]

“Get a breathtaking view of the night sky as part of a new public astronomy program at the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter called Skynights. Rub elbows with leading University of Arizona scientists as they guide you through the cosmos and give you skills you need to explore the universe on your own.” Credit: AZ Public Media […]

June 21, 2012 | 1 Comment More
VLT (Very Large Telescope) HD Timelapse Footage

VLT (Very Large Telescope) HD Timelapse Footage

Timelapse Footage Credits: ALL IMAGES: (eso.org) taken on location by Stephane Guisard and Jose Francisco Salgado. ESO/S. Guisard (www.eso.org ESO/José Francisco Salgado (www.josefrancisco.org) MUSIC SCORE “We Happy Few” – The Calm Blue Sea (2008) [www.facebook.com EDITION: Nicolas Bustos Video Rating: 4 / 5

June 17, 2012 | 15 Comments More
Optical Telescopes Part 2

Optical Telescopes Part 2

The first national observatories were built for two practical reasons: to provide accurate timekeeping, and to assist surveyors with mapping. As technology developed, telescopes became larger and provided more detailed images. Astronomers, in turn, became increasing interested in understanding the stars and objects that they could now see using these higher-resolution telescopes. The 15″ refracting […]

June 13, 2012 | 1 Comment More
Space Telescopes and the Hunt for Habitable Planets

Space Telescopes and the Hunt for Habitable Planets

Complete video at: fora.tv Ian Morison describes new planet-detecting astronomical techniques such as “giant occulting screens” and groups of infrared satellite telescopes. Astronomers plan to use these techniques to detect life-supporting atmospheres on other planets. —– Professor Ian Morison discusses one of the hottest topics in astronomy: detecting other solar systems. The methods by which […]

June 10, 2012 | 5 Comments More
Great Beginners Guide to Astronomy

Great Beginners Guide to Astronomy

Learn the basics! Telescope review: sortofinteresting.com binoculars review: sortofinteresting.com Video Rating: 4 / 5 [wholesale.ankaka.com Multi-function 8 in 1 Portable LED Card Description: Multi-function 8 in 1 LED Card contains eight functions: Telescope, Laser Pointer, Compass, 3 times Magnifier, Ballpoint Pen, LED flashlight, PDA Handwritten Pen and UV Light to detect counterfeit money/bills. With its […]

June 6, 2012 | 22 Comments More
The Star Party - "Fuzzies" - Galaxies, Nebulae, Comets (Telescopes)

The Star Party – “Fuzzies” – Galaxies, Nebulae, Comets (Telescopes)

www.telescope.com There are a few tricks to enjoying the more subtle strokes on the cosmic canvas. We’ll show you how in this episode of “The Star Party,” a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars. Visit http to find high quality products for amateur astronomers. Video Rating: 4 / […]

June 2, 2012 | 12 Comments More