Buying a Telescope and Getting Started in Astronomy – Part 3

Over the last few weeks, I have written two articles explaining how to buy a telescope or binoculars. What if you are not ready for a telescope or binoculars? Or maybe you have a child showing an interest in astronomy? You want to encourage them but maybe not commit to a telescope yet. It isContinue reading “Buying a Telescope and Getting Started in Astronomy – Part 3”

Buying a Telescope and Getting Started in Astronomy – Part 2 Binoculars

In the last article, I wrote about buying a telescope and some of the factors you should consider when getting started in astronomy. Some of those factors included portability, storage and cost. In some situations, a pair of binoculars could be a much better place to start in astronomy. There are many reasons one mightContinue reading “Buying a Telescope and Getting Started in Astronomy – Part 2 Binoculars”

Buying a Telescope and Getting Started in Astronomy – Part 1

With Christmas getting close, I thought it would be a good time to do a short series on buying a telescope. This will be aimed at beginners and also someone who wants to buy a telescope for someone but may not be familiar with them. I am going to write this in 3 parts andContinue reading “Buying a Telescope and Getting Started in Astronomy – Part 1”