Weymouth Astronomy

Beginner's Guide to Astronomy

cartoon telescopeThe purpose of this section is to provide relevant and helpful advice to people who are new to astronomy. From a personal point of view I was lucky that I knew people who I could turn to when I first started observing the night skies - yet sometimes even the most obvious things can present problems and potentially put people off from an early stage

The navigational links in this section (on the left) explain and provide helpful advice about the following topics:

  • Getting familar with the Night Sky
  • Getting familar with your Telescope
  • Observing the Moon
  • The Moon's Surface