I am wondering what type of telescope I could use to see the surface of the moon. I am fascinated by seeing marks of human feet.


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Depends if you want to do astrophotography or just visual imaging.

Visual imaging then a Newtonian

Astro imaging then a refractor or bigger scopes for getting those craters really big Cassegrain telescopes the choice is yours...

Here is just a sample what a refractor and a webcam can do: -

Moon Mosaic

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