Jan 30th: Binoculars for Beginners

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Podcaster:  The Telescope Man, a.k.a. Joe Lalumia

Title:  Binoculars for Beginners

Organization: Telescope Man

Link :  Joe’s website: www.telescopeman.org ; http://www.rtgui.com/

Original file: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtElmiynw5Q

Description: TelescopeMan discusses the few tools you need to start observing the night sky. To start; you do not need to spend a lot of money.

Also a discussion of several observing aids and a software program to help you find those very dim and small objects in the night sky. RTGUI stands for “Real Time Graphic User Interface”.

Also Celestron makes a pair of 12×70 binoculars which are very good for viewing the night sky. This is just about as big as you want to go for hand held viewing.

Bio: Joe Lalumia, also known as The Telescope Man, is the President of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, TX.

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