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Ages: 10 - 18
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Planets - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes
From YouTube, produced by Orion Telescopes
This video episode shows how to best observe the other worlds of our Solar System by using proper settings and special filters. This is an episode of "The Star Party", a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars.... [more]
November 1, 2009 at 09:50 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Internet Resources for Telescope Viewing
From eHow, produced by Rocky Alvey & Billy Teets
Internet Resources for Telescope Viewing. Part of the series: How to Use Telescopes. The internet can help telescope enthusiasts have fun exploring the night sky, seeing satellites or keeping up with astronomy. Learn internet resources for home teles... [more]
January 18, 2011 at 07:58 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Stars - Special Tricks to See More With Telescopes
From YouTube, produced by Orion Telescopes
This is a fascinating short video that instructs the viewer about the stars and how to identify them. There's an amazing range of color in the stars - from subtle to striking. Here's how to best see distant suns. This is an episode of "The Star Party... [more]
November 1, 2009 at 09:40 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Star Party - Fascinating Objects in the Night Sky (Telescopes)
From YouTube, produced by Orion Telescopes
This is a short video enticing you to explore the skies above. There are a great many wonders to see in the night sky. A telescope is your magic carpet, your time machine and much more. This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur... [more]
November 7, 2009 at 05:11 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Amazing History of the Telescope
From YouTube
This documentary features the history of the telescope and is suitable for older elementary, middle, and high school students. Run time 11:55.
August 16, 2009 at 05:58 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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How Telescopes Work - Ways to Gather Light
From YouTube, produced by Orion Telescopes and Binoculars
This is an episode of "The Star Party," a video guide to amateur astronomy from the crew of Orion Telescopes & Binoculars.  This video explains how telescopes gather light to aid the human eye to see objects that are light years away and is suitable ... [more]
October 31, 2009 at 08:05 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Tools to Aid Telescope Viewing
From eHow, produced by Rocky Alvey & Billy Teets
Tools to Aid Telescope Viewing. Part of the series: How to Use Telescopes. Try red lights and binoculars when telescope viewing to keep up night vision and home in on star clusters. Use tools that help telescope observations with an observatory direc... [more]
January 18, 2011 at 07:51 PM
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Ages: 8 - 12
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What is a Telescope?
From Vimeo, produced by Mrs. Forsythe
Mrs. Forsythe gives a very brief history of the telescope and explains the uses of a telescope in clear terms. The sound could be better.
April 8, 2010 at 09:18 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Amateur Astronomy for Beginners - Telescopes, Part 1
From YouTube
This video episode explains the difference between refractors and reflectors and the importance of size.  This video is suitable for older elementary students, middle school, and high school students.
November 7, 2009 at 04:57 PM
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Amateur Astronomy for Beginners - Telescopes Part 2
From YouTube
The instructor offers a brief discusion of telescope mounts: Alt-Azmuth, equatorial, and Dobsonian. This video is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
November 7, 2009 at 05:05 PM
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