[meteorite-list] Telescope (off topic)

From: almitt <almitt_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:48:11 2004
Message-ID: <3BC2AA90.17420AF9_at_kconline.com>

I agree with Ginger 100% But also Maury's Scopes. He sells a lot of good used equipment so you can get more bang for the buck.


Ginger Mayfield wrote:

> Try Astromart, but you really need to be knowledgeable about
> astro equipment and know what you are looking for. I highly
> recommend reading the information at the link Ron sent
> earlier and calling a local astronomy club to go out for an
> evening of observing and check out some scopes. Like
> meteorites, there's much to know about choosing a
> telescope. Lot's of folks don't do their homework and end
> up with a scope that isn't right for them. They usually get
> it right on the second purchase. :-) Here's the link for
> Astromart. http://www.astromart.com/categories.asp Here is
> another excellent link to some more information about
> choosing a scope. http://www.sjaa.net/beginner.html Great
> fun for those who like staying up all night out in the cold
> to see some of the most awesome sights anywhere around. I'm
> on my 4th telescope (still have 3 of them) and am now up to
> a 14.5 inch Starmaster with all the goodies. Wonderful
> scope!
> Oh, I wouldn't buy a scope on e-bay and definitely not in a
> department store like Walmart! Astromart is where most
> amateurs will list their equipment.
> Ginger
Received on Tue 09 Oct 2001 03:43:12 AM PDT

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