Category: Telescopes

Neptune Through A Telescope

Neptune Through A Telescope

Neptune through a telescope or binoculars is the only way you’ll view the planet because it’s no brighter than magnitude 7.6. Humans are only capable of seeing objects as faint as magnitude 6.5. So, without a viewing aid, Neptune will remain hidden.

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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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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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How Much Does A Good Telescope Cost

How Much Does A Good Telescope Cost

If you’re enthusiastic about getting into astronomy, but you’re asking yourself how much does a good telescope cost, this article will answer the question for you.

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National Geographic NT114CF Telescope Review

National Geographic Telescope NT114CF Review

This National Geographic Telescope NT114CF review will discuss various aspects, features, and functions of the telescope. The National Geographic NT114CF Telescope is a Newtonian reflector telescope with a 4.5-inch (114mm) aperture.

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Telescope Mount

Telescope Mount Types

An excellent telescope mount is essential to enjoy your viewing but what are the different telescope mount types?

A great telescope mount is a foundation for you to carry out any worthwhile observing or astrophotography. As you undoubtedly know, a telescope magnifies what you observe; however, a poor-quality mount will magnify any movement vibrations.

In the following article, we’re going to discuss what you’ll need to know about mounts, the different types and why it’s crucial to your viewing pleasure that you choose the best you can afford.

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Best Barlow Lens

Best Barlow Lens For Your Telescope [2021]

A Barlow lens is a great way to enhance your telescope’s magnification abilities, but you’ll still want the Best Barlow Lens for your budget.

What Barlow lens do you need? Do you have a budget in mind, or do you want to buy the best Barlow lens and not worry too much about the cost? Whichever way you choose to go, we select the Best Barlow lenses across different budgets and quality.

In our Barlow lens buying guide, we’re sure there is at least one that will provide the best quality Barlow lens for the amount of money you want to pay.

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Cheshire Eyepiece VS Laser Collimator

Cheshire Eyepiece VS Laser Collimator – Which One Should You Choose?

Owning a Newtonian reflector telescope means collimation, and you may be wondering if you should use a Cheshire Eyepiece or Laser Collimator.

In fact, you can use both or choose to use only one. For the secondary mirror, you would select the Cheshire eyepiece; however, for the primary mirror’s alignment, a Laser collimator is a better tool for the job. Or if you prefer to buy only one of them, you can collimate your mirrors with either device. It really is down to your personal choice and which you like.

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