How to Buy a Telescope


If you’re considering buying a telescope for a family member for Christmas, the Prairie Astronomy Club will offer assistance with a special program on “how to buy a telescope.” Experienced amateur astronomers will talk about how to select a telescope and what to look for when making your purchasing decision.

WHERE: At Hyde Observatory (Holmes Lake, south side).

WHEN: Saturday, December 9th, 7:30pm. The program will be presented twice, at 7:30pm and 8:30pm.

The next regular PAC meeting will be January 30th at Hyde Observatory. The program will be “How to Use Your Telescope.”

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REGULAR MEMBER – $30.00 per year. Includes club newsletter, and 1 vote at club meetings, plus all other standard club privileges. FAMILY MEMBER – $35.00 per year. Same as regular member except gets 2 votes at club meetings. STUDENT MEMBER – $10.00 per year with volunteer requirement.

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