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How to Buy a Telescope: A Beginner's Guide
Not sure where to start? Our informative series will walk you through all the key considerations to keep in mind when buying your first telescope.

Astronomy and Telescopes FAQ
How far can I see with a telescope? How can I help my child get started with astronomy? What are the best accessories for beginners? Find out the answers to all these questions and more.

Welcome to Telescopes 101
This collection of articles will help you get the most out of your telescope, whether you're new to the hobby or stepping up to the next level.

Telescope Glossary
Learn to talk the talk with the most seasoned amateur astronomers. We've defined dozens of popular astronomy and telescope terms, from aperture to zenith.