Jul 17th: Choosing and Using a Telescope

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Podcaster: Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

astronomy-cast-high-rez-850x850Title: Astronomy Cast Ep. 33: Choosing and Using a Telescope

Organization: Astronomy Cast – http://www.astronomycast.com

Description: Buying your first telescope can be a nerve-wracking experience filled with buyer’s remorse. This week we discuss the basics of purchasing your first binoculars and telescope. What to look for, how to clean older equipment, and how to use it for the first time. Let’s make sure your first investment in this wonderful hobby is money well-spent.

Each week we will have a random drawing for a prize package from our sponsor. Enter the code for this week into this site: https://cosmoquest.org/achievements/code for a chance to win.

This week’s code is h9Tum5. Enter it into the website to unlock the achievement and enter the contest.

Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today and Dr. Pamela Gay is a professor at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. They team up to do Astronomy Cast, a weekly facts-based journey through the cosmos.

Today’s sponsor: This episode of “365 Days of Astronomy” is sponsored by EclipseGlasses.com. Each week we will have a random drawing for a prize package from our sponsor. Enter the code for this week into this site: https://cosmoquest.org/achievements/code for a chance to win.

This week’s code is h9Tum5. Enter it into the website to unlock the achievement and enter the contest.

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