Back to Home

General Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | Misc. Topics | Post
Login

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
Re: Meade 114EQ Vs. 60EQD: Neither

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Nathan356/">Nathan356 on June 15, 1998 22:43:38 UTC

Neither. If you know nothing at all about astronomy, get a good beginner's book (I have "Nightwatch" by Terrance Dickensen which is good for starters.) and some good 7x50 or 10x50 binoculars. If you have already outgrown binoculars (here's a test: can you find M13 with them? If you can, you have probably found much more. If not, then try to find M13 first.), then the only telescope for $200 that anyone recommends is Stargazer Steve's 4 in Dob. E-mail me if you have more questions. -Nathan356

Follow Ups:

    Login to Post
    Additional Information
    Google
     
    Web www.astronomy.net
    DayNightLine
    About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
    Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2019 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
    Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
    "dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
    are trademarks of John Huggins