Reserving Your Telescope through the Online Telescope Library

Reserving Your Telescope through the Online Telescope Library

This article will take you through the basic steps of reserving a telescope through the online telescope library. In last month's article we discussed the various ways the library can help each of us as observers and enhance the value of our RCA membership. Since then a number of members have asked me exactly how to look at our collection of observer packages on-line and, especially, how they can reserve a telescope.

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Telescope Library Goes On-line with Elegant Reservation System

Telescope Library Goes On-line with Elegant Reservation System

In the past year, our Telescope Library has been re-organized, and we now give each eligible member the ability to reserve any of our telescope packages on-line.

Perhaps you’re very new to observing and you need to choose your first telescope. Wouldn’t it be great if you could take a telescope or two out for a “test drive” before buying or building one?

Or maybe you’re more advanced: you've outgrown your first telescope. You feel the need for something larger, perhaps more suited to your interests. It's time to try out some of these ideas, with a couple of different instruments.

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