Telescope Filters Guide

Telescope Filters Guide

Imagine what it would be like to take a passing interest in the stars to a full-blown astronomy hobby. Many people have fallen in love with the idea of viewing the night sky and have gone on to become keen amateur astronomists. You could do the same if it interests you, all you need is a basic set-up, and you’re ready to begin the journey.

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Apertura AD8

Apertura AD8

The Apertura Dobsonian AD8 is a top-rated Dobsonian telescope, and if you have the pleasure of using one, you’ll understand the reasons for such a reputation. AD8 refers to the 8 inches of aperture along with superior quality optics.

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Best Christmas Projector

Best Christmas Projector

Christmas light projectors are seeing a massive rise in popularity over the last few years, and why not? Technically they are far superior to ever before. Could you be risking life and limb climbing step ladders to the highest point on your home to hang Christmas lights?  There’s a more straightforward and safer option?

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Mars Through A Telescope

How To View Mars Through A Telescope

Viewing Mars through a telescope is exceptionally interesting albeit, not very easy, because Mars will only come close enough to Earth once every two years or so.

It’s definitely worth the wait, though, because you’ll be able to view a decent amount of surface detail even using a relatively small telescope. You might also time your viewing to perfection and catch some of Mars dust storms and cloud banks.

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Spotting Scope Vs. Telescope

Spotting Scope Vs. Telescope For The Budding Astronomer

Wouldn’t it be great if you knew the difference between spotting scopes vs. telescopes – which is best and why? Recently my younger sister told me her eldest child was starting to get interested in astronomy, and she wasn’t sure what to do; should she buy a spotting scope or telescope?

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Diaphragm Of A Microscope

Diaphragm Of A Microscope

What is the diaphragm of a microscope, and how does it work? You’d have to say two things must perform exceptionally well if a microscope is going to function as it should.

First of all, light must hit the object being viewed, and secondly, once the light has illuminated the specimen, it must be collected and magnified.

One component essential to this procedure is the iris diaphragm.

In this article, we’ll discuss what exactly the iris diaphragm is, how it works, and its responsibilities.

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Observing Yeast Under A Microscope

Observing Yeast Under A Microscope

Most people typically see yeast as something you use when you bake bread or brew beer, but in truth, there are numerous kinds of yeast. In this article, we’ll be discussing observing yeast under a microscope. We’ll also talk about yeast in general terms, such as what is yeast? What is yeast’s purpose, where can you find yeast? How would you use yeast when you bake bread and make wine?

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Best Digital Microscope

Best Digital Microscope

Digital microscopes perform precisely the same job as optical microscopes with distinct advantages, but what are the best digital microscopes?

If you know about optical microscopes or used one before you understand, you magnify tiny specimens via the eyepiece and objective. Because of technical advances, there’s a relatively new kid on the block, and that’s a digital microscope.

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How to Parfocal Microscope Objectives

How to Parfocal Microscope Objectives

How to parfocal microscope objectives? If you’re relatively new to microscopes, you might be wondering what parfocal and objectives mean.

This article will explain precisely what parfocalling is and what is meant by objectives.

The term “parfocal” refers to objectives you can change without needing to refocus, or at the least a minimal amount of refocusing.

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How To Make A Wet-Mount Slide

How To Make A Wet-Mount Slide

If your microscope is gathering dust in a storeroom or cupboard, why not take it out, dust it off and prepare some homemade slides.

To make your slides at home, you’ll typically only use a wet-mount slide or dry-mount.

We’re going to focus on the wet-mount slide in this article and give you all the details you’ll need to create a wet-mount slide for your personal use at home.

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