Advice for Beginners – Purchasing Equipment

The Calgary Centre of the RASC has produced 3 great articles about the purchasing equipment for the purpose of looking at the stars.  These tips are great for the beginner as they explain the different types of telescopes and binoculars and what to look for, as well as an article about what you can (and can’t) expect to see when you peer into the heavens with your new scope.

Check out these articles for a lot of great information!

Choosing and Using Binoculars in Astronomy

Choosing and Using a Telescope

What Will Your New Telescope Show You?

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