I am located in the southern part of India and am looking forward to buy a telescope to gaze up to look ay farther planets, moons in our solar system and take pictures. How should I go about getting a telescope as I know nothing about telescope and things I need to know?
If you are a beginning astronomer, there is not much point worrying about all the bells and whistles you can get with a good telescope.
Instead, the key points to look for are:
But to be honest, you could start with a $100 telescope and really enjoy yourself learning the sky.