How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Reflecting Telescopes

A reflecting telescope should only be used for night sky viewing. Discover the difference between reflecting and refracting telescopes in this free video on home astronomy from a telescope salesperson.

Expert: Jesse Sturgeon
Bio: Jesse Sturgeon has served as a sales and customer service representative for Anacortes Telescope in Anacortes, Wash. for several years. He enjoys introducing people to the science & art of astronomy.
Filmmaker: Curtis Enlow

Duration : 0:1:34


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How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Reflecting Telescopes — 17 Comments

  1. can i use one of …
    can i use one of these telescopes to view the moon ?

  2. A) Let’s eat …
    A) Let’s eat Grandma.
    B) Let’s eat, Grandma.

    Punctuation. It saves lives.

  3. @hiian123 Ofcourse, …
    @hiian123 Ofcourse, if the deep space planetary nebula is a nice poster on your room.

  4. I am getting a …
    I am getting a telescope for christmas it is a Meade DS130 do u know if this is a nice starter scope i found it only has 5 inches of apperature is this enoegh for deep space planetary nebula?

  5. By the Skywatcher 8 …
    By the Skywatcher 8″Dobsonian it doesnt need to be taken apart. It folds and goes smaller so its easier than the light bridge! Its a collapsible design search here on youtube for “skywatcher dobsonian” and its the second video youll love it!

  6. If you want for a …
    If you want for a easy transport,buy a Lightbridge because it can be collapses…
    I have a XT8 and I LOVE IT <3

  7. Im gonna buy one, …
    Im gonna buy one, please tell me, which telescope is better for viewing celestial objects? which one gives the best images? The Maede Lightbridge 8” truss- tube Dobsonian or the Orion SkyQuest XT8 Dob?? Please answer, I can’t decide between the two…

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