Archive for the 'Telescope Basics' Category
This training module is a very important session for the new astronomer because of the safety issues regarding solar viewing. Using your beginner telescope involves a responsibility to ensure that kids cannot use or damage your new telescope, including hurting themselves with the equipment.
With solar viewing, use of solar filters is mandatory […]
In our series of beginning astronomy how-to videos, we are continuing our discussion of buying tips for finding a beginner telescope. The process of finding a kids telescope or affordable adult telescope can seem almost overwhelming if you don’t know what you are looking for. This is where we can help with these […]
This is an important part of any new astronomers arsenal of tools - knowing where to find the best resources. Finding star charts to locate the stars and constellations is almost a must to enhance your star gazing experience. Using online resources to help identify and locate planets and constellations makes your astronomers […]