Slide Shows

Not quite sure where to start? Here are some self directed slide shows on various subjects to get you started.

Telescope Types and Basics

Shows you the three basic telescope types, how they affect the light they receive, and the different types of mounts that enable you to point them around the sky.

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Celestial Navigation or Finding things in the night sky

How do you find something in the night sky? This slide show shows you how by explaining the astronomers coordinate system. Then shows you how to use the maps and tools available to the astronomer.

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Objects that you can see in the night sky

Seeing things? This slideshow shows you the types of objects that you can see in the night sky, and the equipment you need to see them. Ranging from objects you can see with your own two eyes to a large telescope.