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lessons learned and help for the beginner

lessons learned - items learned while observing by amateur astronomers.  topics include selecting equipment, using filters, selecting your site, observing tips, etc.  you can also submit your experiences and share them with others.  
 telescope 101 - this section has lots of help for the beginner.   subject include polar alignment, magnification, telescope mounts, telescope selection and types, etc.
 audio-video - lessons and projects in audio and video format.  learn how to navigate the night sky while using a free star map program.  there are some good tips in this section.
 planets 202 - here is a interactive program that will show the locations of planet's moons, like jupiter or saturn.  this is great when you are planning an observing session.

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