Did you know you can use ordinary binoculars for stargazing? Even moderate power lenses, such as those in a pair of 7 X 50 binoculars, can reveal as much as 7 times the information as the unaided eye can see.
In fact, 7 X50 binoculars are optimum for budding astronomers!
For more information (and it’s a very interesting site), click onto http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/top-tips-for-using-ordinary-binoculars-for-stargazing.
And yes, fun learning is forever learning!