Astronomy

BASICS

What Is Amateur Astronomy, and Why Should You Do It?

What’s The Difference Between Astronomy and Astrology?

What Can You See in the Night Sky?

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Telescope First

PREPARATION

How the Moon Affects Your Stargazing Sessions

Apps To Track Phases of the Moon

Dark Adaptation

What to Pack for an Observing Session

LEARNING THE NIGHT SKY

1. Reference Points and Orienting Yourself

2. Learning the Night Sky: How the Stars Move

BINOCULAR ASTRONOMY

How To Choose Binoculars for Astronomy

How To Focus and Aim Your Binoculars

Binocular Observing: The Moon

Binocular Observing: Mercury

Binocular Observing: Venus

Binocular Observing: Mars

Binocular Observing: Jupiter

Binocular Observing: Saturn