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About prits_uk2002

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  1. hi also does anyone have any links for newbie telling them whats what on the scope and how to get the best from it a sort of dumbies guide to astronomy
  2. hello all the other day i was walking through idl and i came across a telescope it was 59 pounds so i thought ill give this a go its a bresser skylux ng. i dont know anything at all about astronomy i was an impulsive buy so i thought id do some research and see wether i should keep it or not also to see if astronomy interests me or not. the specs are achromatic refracting telescope with 2 lenses, focal lenth 700mm, lens diameter 70mm, magnification 35 - 58 - 175 x (depending on eye peice), viewfinder 6x25, mount equatorial (eq-3)on a vertically adjustable aluminium tripod. is this good ?what can i see from it? i read somewhere i can look at the sun through this is it because the scope is made out of plastic ? what are the filters used for?will this unable me to look at the sun? and the most important question where shall i set it up?thanks again sorry to bombard you with the questions but im like a child in a toy shop at the moment
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