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Improving your astronomy observing techniques

There's a lot to know about how to best observe things in the sky - but I've broken down a lot of it so you can get the most out of your observing sessions. 


Observe the planets better

This is a big one - especially the big planets like Jupiter and Saturn! But smaller planets like Mars have detail too. How best to see them? Here's some tips on getting the most out of viewing the planets with your telescope


Observe deep sky objects (DSO's) better

Some are bright. Some are BIG. Some are faint. Some are REALLY small. How to get the most of out seeing the faint fuzzies, or dazzling star clusters? These tips on observing deep sky objects will have you seeing more your next clear night. 


Safely observe the Sun

The Sun is bright. We already shouldn't look directly at the Sun, but a telescope can make that so dangerous that we can be almost instantly blinded if viewed improperly. Here is what you need to know to observe the sun safely - with our without a solar filter. 


Observing meteor showers

Meteor showers are one of the few ways almost anyone can participate in astronomy, and it can even be done in groups! Why? It's nearly all done naked eye. But when to see them? And how to best see meteor showers? This page details the best meteor showers and how to see more of them