5 Telescopes for Amateur Galileos




Calling all would-be Galileos: the best time to start stargazing is the present

More than ever before, astronomers are finding populated outlets in social media to discuss and share information related to meteor showers, eclipses and other celestial events. Space lovers of all shapes, ages and sizes are welcome to join in on the conversation on Twitter or Facebook and share what they’re seeing with the rest of the world

First, you’ll need a telescope. Don’t be intimidated, affordable and high quality devices are available for all budgets and knowledge levels. We’ve included five excellent, user-tested telescopes that are perfect fits for the beginner to intermediate level astronomer in the gallery below. Read more…

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