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(IAAC) FWD: What should I buy?



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>Date:   Sun, 31 May 1998 14:35:53 -0400
>From: Shaul Baram <shaul.baram@utoronto.ca>
>To: lewkaren@tiac.net
>Subject: What should I buy?
>
>Hello, my name is Netzer Baram and I am a highschool student (15). I am
>interested in deep sky observing. I have about $400 dollars to spend and
>I want to know, what should I invest in. Would a 10X50 binoculars do?
>Will they keep me interested enough? Or should I go for a 6" dobsonian
>reflector? Or a Compact (short-tube) 80 mm refractor? Which one of these
>possibilities do you think will be best as an investment. Thank you,
>                                                Netzer Baram
>