Which one, how to pick, does it matter
Even an 80mm telescope can enjoy these
Do you like laying on the ground to look through your scope?
A little History and a discussion of Deep Space Phenomena and Scientific Classification By Norm Sperling. Excerpted with permission from his book “What Your Astronomy Textbook Won’t Tell You” copyright (c) 2002
How to avoid new-telescope frustrations and disappointment
To calculate an eyepiece's true field of view you need to know the diameter of its field stop, but most manufacturer's don't furnish that specification. Here's how to use the drift test method instead.
Ever end up being more confused about a scope decision after you read all the articles than you were before you read them?
Steve Coe is the Vice President of the Saguaro Astronomy Club in Phoenix, Arizona. He has written a book, Deep Sky Observing-The Astronomical Tourist....
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