The telescope is the most important tool for the active amateur astronomer.
While there are many telescopes on the market, the techniques of using them to their full potential is something rarely explained in their user manuals.
Also, the stargazer will find out quickly that the biggest telescope is not always the best choice due to the effort of setting it up and other factor as portability, cool-down times, maintenance, desired functions and many more.
This presentation given by Dr Jurgen Schmoll will have something for every one whatever your experience level.
Jurgen is amateur/professional astronomer and instrument scientist, covers the bandwidth from simple routines as finder scope alignment and simple maintenance tasks up to what can be done to make observing more frequently and joyful.
At the other end of the spectrum it will be shown how building a full-fledged amateur observatory around the telescope makes observing more joyful.Details