Books by Philip S. Harrington

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Astronomy For All Ages


The Deep Sky: An Introduction


Eclipse!


Star Ware, 4th edition


Star Watch


Touring the Universe Through Binoculars

 

Star Ware

Chapter 3.  

So You Want to Buy a Telescope

 

Topics covered On-line Bonus Material Recommended reading

Topics covered

  • Optical Quality

  • Telescope Point-Counterpoint

  • Telescope mounts

  • Your Tel-O-Scope


On-line Bonus Material


Recommended reading

    Books

    Web sites

  • Cloudynights.com: great source for opinions on telescopes and astro-gear

  • Talking Telescopes: founded by Phil Harrington, this discussion group talks about all types of telescopes and related equipment