Looking to get started observing? Check out these free online resources.
- Space.com published a useful article on how to start observing and what kinds of equipment you might ultimately need: Astronomy Guide: Tools, Tips and Equipment to Start Stargazing.
- Sky and Telescope offers a free ebook on Astrophotography. You can download it here: Astrophotography eBook.
- Needing a source for major observing news/opportunities? Astronomy Magazine’s website has you covered: Sky Events.
- Learn the lingo using an online dictionary: Astronomy Terms.
- Already looking to purchase your first telescope? Take a look at Space.com’s guide to buying the beginner telescope: Beginner’s Buying Guide.