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How to Become an Amateur Astronomer

.. to come soon ..

  • Brief Introduction to Astronomy
  • Moon Phases determine amateur's observation program. Find:
  • What telescope is needed for observing the Messier objects ?
  • Messier Marathon




  • Index of Material from the Astronomical League
  • Observing page of Dawn Jenkins
  • For getting (also selling or trading) used astronomical items, there are various websites; look at Julie Burger's compilation of websites for Classified Astronomy Advertising

    Hartmut Frommert
    Christine Kronberg

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