Astro Links: Links to Astronomy-Related Web Sites
Getting Started
Astronomy Book Recommendations
Cloudy Nights Telescope Reviews
Dedicated to providing reviews of astronomical scopes and equipment as written
by experienced observers in the amateur astronomy community. Telescope and
binocular reviews, articles, and forums; also some good how-to information for
Ed Ting's Advice for New Astronomers
So You Wanna Buy a Telescope...Advice for Beginners. Ed Ting is the creator of
the Telescope Review Web Site.
Heretic's Guide
"The Heretic's Guide to Choosing and Buying Your First Telescope." Lots of good
advice and direction.
How to Select the Right Binocular
Meade website
How Telescopes Work
How to Become Involved in Astronomy
Meade's How to Choose a Telescope
Observing with a Small Telescope
Good information for someone just starting out with a small scope.
Sky and Telescope's How-To
Sky and Telescope's Beginner's Books
Space and Science: An Online Study Guide For Kids
This site offers a plethora of links to educational materials for kids of all
The Telescope Review Web Site
Many thorough and technical reviews of every type of telescope. By Ed Ting.
Tips, Guides and How-To's