Glenn Chaple's observing basics: Get into observing
December 2006: Here are a few tips if you are new to the hobby.
December 1, 2006
|"What's a good beginner's telescope?" I often hear this question at star parties and from readers of this column. The person asking is either a newbie eager to buy a scope for personal use or someone who wants to purchase one for a friend or relative bitten by the astronomy bug. |
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