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Learn 3 Things Before You Buy A Telescope


If you are looking for telescopes, you may have some difficulty finding a store in your area that sells good ones. Sure you can go to places like Target or Kmart and probably find one in a box that you can use but they are not of high quality and can be somewhat disappointing for […]

Photographing The Universe Through A Telescope


Most people love to gaze up at the night sky and enjoy the beautiful light show that nature provides, the stars, galaxies and constellations seem so close. It is fun to imagine what earth was like millions of years ago when light from distant stars left on its journey through the universe, never stopping or […]

Factors to Consider When Buying A Telescope

Refracting And Reflecting Telescope Diagram

When you first become interested in buying a telescope, it can be somewhat of a daunting task. What kind of telescope do you really need? There are so many different kinds to choose from and a very large price range too. What do you want your new telescope to do, and do you really need […]

What Are Telescopes?


Telescopes act as windows to the universe. It is with the help of telescopes that we can study the solar system and view the conjunctions of stars. Not just that, the various planets, galaxies, satellites and asteroids that we get to see only in the books and magazines are made more familiar to us via […]

Telescope Buyer’s Guide


This guide is from our experience with telescope customers and hope it is simple and helpful in helping you choose a telescope! Towards that end, the first and in some ways only rule of telescopes is: Aperture is King! Aperture is the diameter of the main lens or mirror of the telescope. The bigger it […]

Planet Observing


Observing the planets of our solar system with a telescope is an enjoyable part of amateur astronomy. And unlike other forms of observing, such as deep-sky, it can be done from the center of a city as well as out in the country. No travel required. If it is clear, we can quickly set up […]