|Choosing a Telescope for a Child|
Recommendation 7: Get a good smartphone/tablet/computer AppIt used to be that people starting out with stargazing would need a stack of star charts to learn the night sky.
Now an inexpensive app for a phone or tablet is all that is
needed. What’s better about a good star app?
✭ It can display the night sky for any location and date.
✭ It can provide a list of the night’s best targets and show where they are.
✭ It can provide lots of information and photos of the targets.
✭ It works well in the dark.
There are lots of great apps out there. The one we recommend is Sky Safari.
See www.skysafariastronomy.com. We recommend the Plus version since it offers
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