The selection of telescopes these days is mind-boggling, and opinions are all over the celestial map. Confused?
Here are some articles with advice from our experts to help you cut through the noise and get started exploring the Universe.
Buying your first telescope?
Ed Ting on Buying Your First Telescope.
Alan Dyer’s Top Ten Tips for Buying a Telescope.
Ed Ting fills you in on Seven Common Beginner’s Mistakes to avoid.
Confused by the different types of telescope?
Ed Ting on Comparing Telescope Types.
And more about each telescope type from Ed Ting:
Once you’ve narrowed your choices, check the reviews of telescopes of all kinds on AGT.
If you’re starting with binoculars, as many suggest, there are plenty of review and comparison articles to help you decide.
Have a telescope and looking for more goodies to use with it?
Ed Ting presents A Beginner’s Guide to Telescope Eyepieces.
David Dickinson helps with choosing accessories you might want:
And there are lots of accessory reviews as well.
There’s more on AGT than we can list, so whatever you’re interested in there’s a good chance you’ll find the help you need. And note that some of the reviews and other articles link to the authors’ websites and books for much more information. AGT is the place to get started without having to wade through all the details. We want to help you get through all the noise, not add more!