If you already have binoculars…

Do you have a pair of binoculars lying around your house somewhere? Turn them to the sky and have a look. binoculars in space

If you’re a beginning stargazer, a telescope is not a requirement in getting started. I recommend learning your way around a few constellations first. If you have some binoculars lying around, try those too. What does the moon look like through your binoculars? How about the Pleiades star cluster? This article from EarthSky has some Top Tips For Using Ordinary Binoculars For Stargazing. It answers questions pertaining to why you would use binoculars and what size you should get, as well as offering tips on viewing the moon and planets and inside and beyond the Milky Way.

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