Using a Newtonian to view the planets - for complete beginners

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Using a Newtonian to view the planets - for complete beginners
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Using a Newtonian telescope to view the planets A little care and attention will pay off! by Joe Cali This article was inspired by a question that that was posted on a Facebook astronomy forum. QUESTION: I'm very new in Astronomy and only recently got a telescope. I managed...
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Good advice.
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Re: Using a Newtonian to view the planets - for complete beginners

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Some good points Joe.
Some nice refractors, eyepieces, mounts and related equipment
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