Pros and cons of different telescope designs, how to make them, how to select an eyepiece, and also offers solid advice for those who’d rather just buy a telescope.
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Old Girl in Mt. Lemmon Observatory and it’s not a threat
If you’re thinking of buying your first telescope then this will give you all the considerations for that purchase.
Podcaster: Rob Sparks & Todd Boroson (more…)
Podcaster: Host : Nicole Gugliucci. Guests: Douglas Arion and Robert Sparks (more…)
Date: November 30th, 2012 Title: Eyepiece Podcaster: The Telescope Man, a.k.a. Joe Lalumia Organization: Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, TX Links: Joe’s website: www.telescopeman.org Original file: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fA0GqcoXgZc&list=UUN5crzsUHII4BpDkBozCcYQ Description: TelescopeMan introducing eyepiece to all the beginners Bio: Joe Lalumia, also known as The Telescope Man, is the President of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, TX. Today’s […]
Date: October 1, 2009 Title: My Favorite Things? Getting Astronomy on Your Children’s Favorites List Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan with help from Connor and Ryan McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) www.iris.edu Description: What things would your kids place on their list of favorite things? How can you get astronomical topics on that list? […]
Date: September 17, 2009 Title: Top Ten Telescope Mistakes for Beginners Podcaster: Robin Scagell Link: www.stargazing.org.uk Description: You’ve just bought your very first telescope, and you’re excited by all the wonders you’re going to see and the things you’re going to discover. But then – what’s gone wrong? Instead of sparkling stars, you see absolutely nothing! […]