Astronomy doesn't deserve its reputation as a tough, expensive hobby. You just need to begin with the right advice.
Learn some of the classic stargazing sights that can be best viewed through a smaller telescope.
Our Constellation Basics webinar provides background information about the major winter constellations. Here are some accompanying online resources.
An easy guide to exploring the universe is just a quick download away. This PDF document contains valuable tips for beginner stargazers, a detailed Moon map, and six bimonthly star charts for either the Northern or Southern Hemisphere.
Ready to voyage beyond the Solar System? Here's what you can see.
Confused by the bizarre names that astronomers have given the stars? Here's where they come from and what they mean.