Tag: Buying

Amateur Astronomy for Beginners: Buying a Telescope

Amateur Astronomy for Beginners: Buying a Telescope

A little advice on purchasing that first telescope. Video Rating: 4 / 5

May 29, 2012 | 16 Comments More
How to Buy a Telescope : Tips for Buying a Telescope

How to Buy a Telescope : Tips for Buying a Telescope

Know what features to look for when buying a telescope. Telescope buyers are faced with many options and confusing technological terms when choosing what to purchase. Find out what to look for when buying a telescope in this free video on home astronomy from a telescope salesperson. Expert: Jesse Sturgeon Bio: Jesse Sturgeon has served […]

April 26, 2012 | 25 Comments More
How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: GoTo Mounts

How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: GoTo Mounts

GoTo telescope mounts have electronic motors for both the horizontal axis and vertical axis. Learn about GoTo mounts for 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. […]

February 5, 2012 | 23 Comments More
How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Barlow Eyepiece

How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Barlow Eyepiece

Barlow eyepieces for telescopes are sold in different magnification factors. Find out about a Barlow eyepiece for a telescope 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 […]

January 28, 2012 | 25 Comments More
How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Finder Scopes

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

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 […]

January 24, 2012 | 6 Comments More
How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Eyepieces

How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Eyepieces

When choosing a telescope eyepiece, remember that more space between the eye and the lens allows for more adjustment possibilities. Compare different styles of eyepieces for telescopes with the shopping 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 […]

January 21, 2012 | 30 Comments More

Buying Your First Astronomy Telescope

Buying Your First Astronomy Telescope Article by Ann Marier When we were children we were often taught that we could wish upon the first star that we saw in the evening sky. After that wish was made and if we believed hard enough our wish would come true. Eventually, our childhood fantasies gave way to […]

January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments More
How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Composite Telescopes

How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Composite Telescopes

Composite telescopes have greater focal lengths and more compact designs than standard telescopes. Find out how composite telescopes differ from other 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 […]

January 17, 2012 | 32 Comments More
How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Reflecting Telescopes

How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Reflecting Telescopes

A reflecting telescope should only be used for night sky viewing. Discover the difference between reflecting and refracting 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 […]

January 17, 2012 | 39 Comments More
How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Refracting Telescopes

How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Refracting Telescopes

A refracting telescope is the most common kind of telescope. Discover the difference between refracting and reflecting 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 […]

January 17, 2012 | 16 Comments More