Telescopes 101

When:  Thursday, April 5, 2018

Time:  7 PM - 8 PM

Where:  Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library

               211 N 1st Ave, Alpena, MI 49707

Join us at the Alpena County Library as we talk about telescope designs and features.  We'll cover the three major types of telescopes, telescope features, what to look for if you're looking at buying a telescope, and even some easy alternatives.  We'll also have authentic astronomical telescopes set up so you can get an eyes-on look at everything that's discussed.  Come to the Alpena Library and learn more about the amazing world of amateur astronomy!

Free and open to everyone!

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