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Questions and Answers for Beginners

Q. How do I ever pronounce the planets and all of their moons correctly?
A. https://www.astroleague.org/files/astronotes/14anote%20PronounceGuide2.pdf

Q. What are some basic data I can tell people about the Sun, Planets, nearest stars and the Milky Way?
A. https://www.astroleague.org/files/astronotes/18anote%20BasicAstroData.pdf

Q. What are some considerations when purchasing binoculars and telescopes?
A. https://www.astroleague.org/files/astronotes/19anote%20BuyScope.pdf

Q. I am considering a career as a professional astronomer. What should I know?
A. https://www.astroleague.org/files/astronotes/24anote%20ProAstronomer.pdf