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Telescopes for starters

Buying a scope and the appropriate accessories can seem like a daunting task for beginners. Here’s a starter’s guide.

Near Athabasca, AB
How to make your house dark-sky friendly

Working on making a dark sky visible in your area? You can start at home.

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Canadian Astronomy Clubs

Want to meet people interested in astronomy? Our list of coast-to-coast clubs in Canada will help you locate a group near you.

Summer Milky Way by David Crombie
Basic Stargazing Essentials

Here are five important tips to help get you started.

Seronik-August 2014 supermoon
The Joys of Stargazing

What compels you to view the night sky?

Comet Hale-Bopp
Getting Started in Astronomy: Part 4

Once you know the basics, going deeper is fun and easy.

Seronik-2011 MKSP
Getting Started in Astronomy: Part 3

Stargazing and telescopes go hand in hand.

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