Observing Essentials

Get more from every minute under the stars! Astronomy magazine's Observing Essentials email series will help you get started in this rewarding, lifelong hobby.

Tank This series of five emails includes:
  • An A-Z list of helpful observing tips.
  • A glossary of common astronomical terms.
  • A guide to choosing and buying your first telescope.
  • Tips for finding the right star atlas.
  • An overview of observing the planets in our solar system.

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