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First Telescope Purchase Guide (Part 2)

First Telescope Purchase Guide (Part 2)

Recommended: Dobsonian telescopes, Celestron 130SLT, and various Schmidt-Casssegrain telescopes. www.telescope.com In this helpful guide to amateur astronomy, the friendly crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars introduces you to the night sky and how to best observe it. Visit http to find high quality products for amateur astronomers. Video Rating: 4 / 5

February 27, 2012 | 5 Comments More
First Telescope Purchasing Guide

First Telescope Purchasing Guide

What telescope should I purchase? This video gives guidance to making your first telescope purchase. The presenter makes a quick presentation on the joy of astronomy and then offers a warning against purchasing the “department store trash scope.” Various types of telescopes are discussed and the benefits of each type: refractors, reflectors and compound. Part […]

February 8, 2012 | 2 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