How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Finder Scopes

| January 24, 2012 | 6 Comments

When buying a telescope, select a finder scope that is comfortable to look through. Decide what type of finder scope to purchase for a telescope with the buying 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 for Anacortes Telescope in Anacortes, Wash. for several years. He enjoys introducing people to the science & art of astronomy. Filmmaker: Curtis Enlow

 

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  1. GeorgeChar95 says:

    Of course the best option is this. A finderscope and a Telrad is all you need.

  2. vignesh12300 says:

    @shittyfuck Yes that is alright. Most newtonian telescopes have the view upside down unless you are using an erecting eyepiece. It may even help you in moving the telescope.

  3. shittyfuck says:

    my finder scope image is upside down,is it alright ?

  4. SoumyaSumitra says:

    Hai Sturgeon, I want to construct my first telescope. How would i use achromat of 55 mm diameter, -4000 mm FL (coated). What type of eyepiece will be more better for a astronomical telescope. Give your precious guidance and suggestions. I planed to be within $50.

  5. BrandonBoston2 says:

    Many thanks! This was VERY helpful!

  6. BrandonBoston2 says:

    This was VERY helpful! MANY thanks!

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