Telescopes

Aligning Finderscope With Telescope

Installing And Aligning Finderscopes: Tips and Tricks

Installing and aligning a finderscope can be a daunting experience if you’re new to it. But it is a simple ...

Get Better Planet Views

A Guide to Solving Your Telescope Focus Problem

If you’re frustrated with the focus when looking through your telescope or with the quality of your views, the following may help. It’s a 15-question test to help you identify and solve a number of possible viewing problems you may be encountering. To troubleshoot issues with focus through a ...

Achromatic Vs Apochromatic Refractors

Apochromatic vs Achromatic Refractors Explained

If you’re new to astronomy, you might be wondering about the difference between apochromatic and achromatic refractors. Don’t worry. The ...

Optical Finderscope For Astronomy

Red Dot Finderscopes vs. Optical Finderscopes: Which Is Better?

If you’re new to stargazing or looking to upgrade your equipment, you may be wondering which type of finderscope is ...

Dobsonian Telescope

Is a Dobsonian Telescope Right For You? [Pros & Cons]

A Dobsonian is different from other telescopes for astronomy. The ‘Dobs’ are often recommended for beginners because of several advantages ...

Refractor Vs Reflector 1200 X 630 Px 2

Reflector vs Refractor Telescope [Which Is Better?]

When it comes to buying a telescope, the two most common types are reflector and refractor telescopes. Reflector telescopes use ...

Astigmatism In Refractor

Astigmatism in Refractor Telescopes: Causes and Solutions

The image you’re seeing through your refractor is not the best. Could it be due to a minor aberration such ...

Can A Telescope Get Wet

My Telescope Got Wet — What Every Beginner Needs To Know

You’re thinking about having your telescope set up for a few hours or overnight outside. Is it that you’re worried ...

Planet Observing Tips

Essential Tips for Getting the Best Views of Planets

If you enjoy observing the planets in the night sky, then you’ll definitely want to check out these tips for ...

Best Telescope For Kids V2

Telescope for Kids: Ultimate Guide + Recommendations

When introducing your child to stargazing, finding the right telescope for them can be somewhat daunting. I’ve written this to ...