Buyer's Guides

Covering a range of topics including drones, telescopes, outdoor gear, binoculars, astronomy, landscapes, and all the major brands and models. We’ve got you covered when it comes to replacing or purchasing that brand new item for your outdoor experience in capturing Earth and sky. Our Buyers Guides will help you find the best optical systems for your escape and lifestyle.

Beginners' Guides

If you are new to these hobbies for the first time you’re in the right place. Our backyard astronomer beginners’ guides will take you through everything you need to know when choosing a telescope or astronomy binoculars including the magnifications, eyepieces, how to find objects, maintaining your telescope, and how to store it safely when it’s not in use.

Celestron vs Orion Cassegrain Telescopes

Celestron VS Orion

Celestron is known for its Schmidt-Cassegrain (SC). But then there’s the Ritchey-Chrétien (RC) type of Cassegrain marketed by the Orion telescope brand. How do these compare? Let’s look at Orion vs Celestron and the important things to know …

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