2022 events

Sat 23rd 13:30-14:15

Smart telescopes - fad or function

Des Janke


Since 2017, telescopes have emerged that combine optics, imaging and computerisation. Although considered expensive, they promote portability, ease of use and extraordinary performance, revealing dark sky objects from suburban locations. Detractors maintain you can assemble your own for less cost, but at what requirement in technical know-how and setup.