March 6th: Buying Your First Telescope

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Date: March 6, 2011

Title: Buying Your First Telescope

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Podcaster: The Telescope Man, Joe Lalumia, President of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, TX.

Organization: Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, TX.

Description: Joe Lalumia, President of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, TX, discusses buying your first telescope.

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