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  1. Hi, Option one is: 1x Celestron 80 AZS telescope with tripod 1x Skywatcher 90 EQ telescope with tripod 2x Visionary table top compact telescope 3x 7x50 binoculars 1x Celestron travel scope 70 ex-display + solar filter Option two Skywatcher 150p newtonian reflector. Celestron 80 AZS telesope 1x pair of 7x50 binoculars Option three: Supatrak 127 with motor drive Heritage 130 dobsonian. No motor drive Lots of choice for my £500 - need something that will engage with the children and keep their interest Any tips/advice/help welcome Thanks Darren
  2. Hi all, First of all a big thank you for all the advice and friendly welcome messages. I have taken your advice and have been to meet my local astronomy club and they were great! Really helpful and friendly and they are happy to come down to the school with their equipment for a taster session with the kids! I also managed to speak to someone there that sells telescopes and he has given me a number of options for my initial £500 and I was wondering if anyone has any opinions. Should I look to buy a bundle that includes 2 refractor scopes a Newtonian a travel scope and some binoculars, this pa
  3. Hi all, I am in the process of setting up an Astronomy Club for my primary school and have around £500 to buy some equipment. I am ideally looking for at least 2 scopes to start off with and am looking for any guidance or advice? I want something that will wow the children if possible and keep them engaged as the club grows. I am a bit of a novice so any help will be much appreciated. thanks in advance Darren
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