Planets have been known about since ancient times, the terms literally meaning wanders. However through a telescope you will be able to observe some of the most dynamic and interesting objects in the night's sky.
Even a small telescope will show you the other worlds in our solar system, revealing details on the giant planets. With a medium-sized telescope, you will see the closer planets; Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn change on a nightly basis.
Compared to the outer planets Mercury and Venus are bright close targets, but can be suprisingly difficult to see.Read more
Very little can be seen of Venus, however one thing that can be sometimes be captured with the aid of a camera is the clouds of the planet.Read more
Juipiter and its moons can be seen together at the same time with the naked eye, but it takes a little more work when using a camera.Read more