Workshops Events

Buying A Telescope

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Open to Public

Type: Workshops

Held on: May 21, 2017 (Sun) at 02:00 PM to May 21, 2017 (Sun) at 04:00 PM

Location: Theodore Jacobsen Observatory Classroom, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Event Coordinator: Bob Mulford

There is no perfect telescope, and the best telescope is one you will use often. This workshop explores what you need to know to make a good choice.

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  • MAY
    21

    Buying A Telescope

    Sun at 02:00 PM Open to Public

    There is no perfect telescope, and the best telescope is one you will use often. This workshop explores what you need to know to make a good choice.

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  • NOV
    13

    Understanding Telescopes

    Sun at 02:00 PM Open to Public

    This workshop will cover basic concepts needed for choosing and using telescope, eyepieces, and star charts. A secondary purpose of this workshop is to provide an opportunity for both new and established ... more

  • JUN
    18

    All About Telescopes

    Sat at 02:00 PM SAS Members Only

    SAS Workshop on Buying and Using Telescopes. Please register by sending an email to workshop@seattleastro.org with your name. Saturday afternoon, June 18th, at Theodore Jacobsen Observatory (TJO) on the UW ... more

  • MAR
    20

    Stargazing and the City - The Basics

    Sun at 02:00 PM Open to Public

    An observing skills workshop aimed at helping new and intermediate observers learn and understand the sky.

  • JAN
    24

    Stargazing from the City Workshop: Theodor Jacosen Observatory

    Sun at 02:00 PM Open to Public

    This event, originally scheduled for January 24, 2016, 2:00 p.m. and then canceled, has now been rescheduled for the original date, Sunday, January 24, 2016, 2:00 p.m., at the Theodor Jacobsen Observatory. ... more

  • MAY
    02

    Equipment and Optics Workshop

    Sat at 02:00 PM Open to Public

    This workshop covers fundamental concepts necessary to obtain the best performance from your telescope and accessories. Topics include:- Understanding Eyepieces- Eye Relief Demonstration- Resolution and ... more