Discover the Power of Optical Coatings: A Guide for Backyard Astronomers

Optical Coatings Explained

When choosing telescope eyepieces or binoculars you’ll likely come across these different types of optical coatings. If like me, what these mean for the view you get through your instrument will escape you as a novice backyard astronomer. The following is what I’ve since discovered about the different types and what each have to offer… … Read more

A Beginners Guide To Backyard Astronomy

Beginners Guide To Star Gazing

Here I cover what I’ve found of value for starting out as a backyard astronomer including what to know about the telescopes and binoculars for beginners. The basics to Backyard astronomy Getting the right equipment for you It’s important to think about the type of observation you want to do. Are you interested in looking … Read more

13 Reasons To Use Binoculars In Astronomy

Using Binoculars Astronomy

Wondering whether binoculars are any good for astronomy. There are many reasons to use binoculars in stargazing. How good are binoculars for astronomy? Here are 13 reasons to invest in a pair if you’re a night sky watcher… What can you see with astronomy binoculars? Let’s see. Comets. The Moon’s features in more detail. But read … Read more

Find Your Perfect Pair: The Best Binoculars for Astronomy

Binoculars For Astronomy Beginners Best Options

Astronomy binoculars are a great way to explore the cosmos from your own backyard or a dark-sky location. However, with so many options available, finding the perfect pair can be overwhelming. In this guide, I take you through some key features to consider when choosing astronomy binoculars… Popular binoculars for backyard stargazers: For cost and … Read more

25 Things To See In The Night Sky With Binoculars

Looking Through Binoculars At Night Tint

If you have astronomy binoculars, you may be wondering what you can see with them. The following lists celestial objects you can see in the night sky with binoculars. It includes both northern and southern sky objects that you can target. Discovering the night sky through binoculars You can find and view many celestial objects … Read more