Telescope & Astrophotography Information

Are you a beginner? Are you interested in getting a telescope? Or are you simply needing advice on what to get and/or how to use it? These articles can help!

Beginner Questions

Most Common Questions About Telescopes
What Can $200 Get Me On A Telescope Budget?
What Can a $500 Telescope Budget Get Me?
How To Identify “Trash Telescopes”
Things to Consider BEFORE Buying Your First Telescope
The Three Types of Telescopes And Their Most Important Features
Telescope Mounts and Accessories to Think About!
Should I Get an Alt-Az or Equatorial Mount?
Should I Get A Computerized Go-To Telescope?

General Telescope Information

Pros and Cons of Barlow Lenses
So I Got a Telescope, How Do You Use This Thing!
Using the Setting Circles on a German Equatorial Mount 
Ranking Objects Worst to Best Seen Through Telescopes
What Objects Can You Observe During the Day?
Telescope Magnification Guide


So You Finally Want To Do Astrophotography?
Can You Do Astrophotography With a Smartphone?
The Things You Need for Prime Focus Astrophotography!
Tips on Getting the Most out of Prime Focus Astrophotography