Starting out in astronomy

You want to get into astronomy but you don’t know where to begin? Here’s a useful introductory guide we’ve been introduced to that will get you started.

We were contacted by Jenny at HobbyHelp to say she’d written this and that it might be useful. Well it really is a well-written introductory guide to astronomy. Have a look at it.

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Astronomy »

Here’s a  little from the introduction:

“If you’re keen to get into Astronomy, you’re participating in one of the oldest human traditions.

Depictions of the cosmos range back far into human history, and almost certainly into pre-history.

People from the Greeks to the Chinese to the Mayans looked up at the night sky and derived forms of meaning from it.

This yearning towards the stars has taken many different paths, from the mystical to the scientific, from creation stories to moon landings.”

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