Here you can find helpful links to past presentations, including the BASIC basics, a four series presentation from the BAS of Chattanooga.
Links from “A practical guide to visual astronomy”. You can find a recording of my presentation at the Astronomical Society here:
Visual Kit Suggestions:
A nice refractor to consider for VISUAL or PHOTOGRAPHIC use – Astro Tech 72mm ED w/ FPL 53: Astrotech.com
Another nice refractor to consider for mostly visual and some Astro-Photography- Sky Watcher 72mm Evostar ED (non disclosed glass, but a lovely instrument) : Telescopes.net
An affordable Alt/Az mount for Visual Use – ScopeTech Zero: AstroHutechstore.com
A Nice tripod to work with the above Alt/Az Mount (Visual Use) – LeoFoto LS-324C (comes with great ball head, and center column): amazon.com/leofoto
Imaging Kit Suggestions:
Astronomy Chair Vistil Ergonomic Work Seat: Zoro.com
Zebra Red Flood Light: Zebra.com
Portable Table/Music Stand: amazon.com
The BASIC basics, a four series presenation from the BAS of Chattanooga.