This section deals with all aspects of owning and using an amateur telescope. It looks at getting the most out of your existing telescope and what accessories might be needed. Telescope Owner Resources Amateur Astronomy Science.
- The Telescope Review Web Site www
Beginner's advice and articles, Telescope Review Web Site, and telescope, eyepiece and accessory reviews.
- Seven Observing Tips www
Seven tips on a wide variety of topics. Observing Tips.
- Basics, How to Buy a Telescope www
Basics, Buy a Telescope, tips, and accessories with suggested reading and articles. How to Buy a Telescope.
- Reviews, LXD55 www
Reviews, LXD55, knowledgebase, gallery, FAQ, message forum, classifieds, store, and links. LXD55.
- Information The ETX 70 Homepage www
Information for specific support given to users of the Meade ETX 70 Telescope and astrophotography with the LPI/DSI Imagers. The ETX 70 Homepage.
- Finding Telescope Buyer's Guide www
Finding a way through the maze of ads, Buyer's Guide, catalogs, claims and counter claims about which is best or the least expensive. Telescope Buyer's Guide.
- Article Measuring Reflectivity of Secondary Mirrors www
Article by Dave Scherping. Measuring Reflectivity of Secondary Mirrors.
- Used FUSE - Continuous Viewing Zone Calculator www
Used to estimate the right ascension and declination of the continuous viewing zone. FUSE - Continuous Viewing Zone Calculator.
- Equipment Mike Barrell's Astronomy Page www
Equipment information, Barrell's Astronomy Page, alignment tips, images, planet finder, ham radio/WB9DLC, and links. Mike Barrell's Astronomy Page.
- Consists Collimating Newtonian Optics www
Consists of two steps: aiming the eyepiece axis at the center of the primary, Newtonian Optics, and aiming the primary at the center of the eyepiece. Collimating Newtonian Optics.
- Guides, Telescope SA - The Cosmos Through your Eyes www
Guides, - The Cosmos Through your Eyes, how to's, and tips. Telescope SA - The Cosmos Through your Eyes.
- A The Naperville Astronomical Association - Telescope Calculator www
- Questions FAQ About Collimating a Newtonian Telescope www
Questions on how important the answers are to the performance of the instrument. FAQ About Collimating a Newtonian Telescope.
- Information All About Telescopes www
Information on refracting, About Telescopes, reflecting and radio telescopes, details on amateur telescopes, eyepieces, mounts, lenses and software. All About Telescopes.
- Contains How-to Articles www
Contains practicals, Articles, mounts, eyepiece cases, dew shields, ATM's, star charts, and mini's. How-to Articles.
- Cross-reference Robin Gatter's Home Page www
Cross-reference data for Meade LX200 telescope users. Robin Gatter's Home Page.
- Basics, The Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope Web Site www
Basics, Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope Web Site, observing, tips, photo basics, glossaries, and links. The Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope Web Site.
- Users NexStar Resource Site www
Users guide, Resource Site, observer list, downloads, PC control, firmware, odds and ends, equipment reviews alignment guides, tracking test, and links. NexStar Resource Site.
- Presents Amateur Telescope Optics www
Presents information on aberrations, Telescope Optics, obstruction effects, and reflecting, refracting, and catadioptric objectives, and the eyepiece and eye. Amateur Telescope Optics.
- General Dobsonian Telescope Community www
General and newbie information, Telescope Community, including input on modifications, collimating, and eyepieces. Dobsonian Telescope Community.
- Discussion MakScopes www
Discussion group to send and receive emails, MakScopes, discuss ideas and tips, and get the most out of viewing and enjoying the telescope. MakScopes.
- Information The Astrogirl Homepage www
Information on the sky, Astrogirl Homepage, clubs, reading, astronomy basics, tips, software, astrophotography, and links. The Astrogirl Homepage.
- Guides Northern Virginia Astronomy Club - Resources www
Guides for getting started in astronomy. Northern Virginia Astronomy Club - Resources.
- From Test Reports www
From Sky and Telescope magazine, Reports, reports on telescopes, binoculars, imagers, and accessories. Test Reports.
- Beginner's The Telescope Review Web Site www
Beginner's advice and articles, Telescope Review Web Site, and telescope, eyepiece and accessory reviews. The Telescope Review Web Site.
- Questions Ask an Astronomer www
Questions answered by graduate students, Astronomer, including a question and answer archive, information on the solar system, the universe, SETI, observational astronomy, careers and history. Ask an Astronomer.
- This What's Up: The Observatory in Eilat www
This month by month with images and information on the moon, Up: The Observatory in Eilat, Jupiter, and Saturn. What's Up: The Observatory in Eilat.
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