Workshops
Buying a Telescope: A Workshop with Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts
December 1

Thinking of buying a telescope, but with so many options, which one is right?

Before you buy, join Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts for an exploration of telescopes—from the various scopes to the different lenses. Pitts will guide you through how telescopes differ, which is right for you, and what objects in the sky are best to look at. Our goal is for you to leave with a new-found understanding of the options available so you can soon explore and appreciate the wonders of the night sky.

The three-hour workshop includes a 45-minute celestial navigation orientation in the Fels Planetarium, a broad telescope overview, ending with 60-minute personal instruction.
This workshop is limited to the first 25 attendees.

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