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Astronomy Materials and Telescopes in Winnipeg

 Gaze into the night sky and explore the cosmos with professional-quality telescopes from Side Lines Distribution in Winnipeg. Besides telescopes, we also have a wide selection of astronomical materials. Whether you are looking for a beginner’s telescope or something a little more advanced, we have got you covered. If we do not have what you are looking for, let us know and we will find it for you. Our team is very knowledgeable about telescopes, and we are always happy to share our knowledge with our fellow astronomy enthusiasts.

How to Choose a Telescope

Choosing the right telescope depends on your lifestyle and astronomical goals. There are certain factors that one should consider while buying a telescope. These are:

  Size and portability: The size and portability of the device will have a significant effect on how often you can use it. While a bigger telescope will allow you to view more, it might also prevent you from using it regularly. Before purchasing a telescope, it is recommended to consider the amount of space you can afford to spare for it.

  Performance: It is one of the key factors to consider before buying a telescope. Knowing what you want to see can help you find the right telescope. Similar to a camera lens, a telescope with a larger aperture will capture more light and allow you to see more objects in the night sky.

  Design: The three most common telescope designs are refractors, reflectors and Cassegrains. Each one of them comes with different attributes. Study each design carefully to make an informed decision.


Some of the brands we carry include:

Starry Night

At Side Lines Distribution, we also provide repairs and maintenance for telescopes. Call or drop by our shop today for more information on our telescopes. We also service pools and hot tubs!

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