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Telescope Owner Resources

All About Telescopes

Provides information about the types of viewing instruments with illustrations. Also presents hints in selecting a scope.

Amateur Telescope Optics

Contains articles that discuss the operation procedures, functions and distortions of the equipment.

Collimating Newtonian Optics

Presents an article that explains the optical and mechanical procedures of adjusting observation equipment.

The ETX 70 Homepage

Provides details about the capability and specification of the telescope. Also includes lists of astronomical tools and accessories available for purchasing.

Mapug Astronomy

Presents a collection of articles that talk about Meade astronomical equipment and accessories.

Mike Barrell’s Astronomy

Exhibits a calculator that shows the position of the planets. Also provides procedures about the alignment and setup of Nextar telescopes.

Naperville Astronomical Association Telescope Math Calculator

Provides details about the procedure in using the estimator tool with explanations of eyepiece specifications. Also shows reports on sky weather conditions.

NexStar Resource

Contains collections of coded instructions and downloadable astronomy subject presentations.

Polar Align Your Telescope

Provides procedural information on aligning the scope’s poles to the target object and balancing its axis of rotation.

Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope

Provides information about the features and capabilities of the equipment. Also presents observation techniques and links.

Tele Vue Optics

Provides information about the factors to consider when selecting the magnification levels for telescopes. Also contains lists of mounts and accessories.

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