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Will The Sun Become A Black Hole? [You Won’t Believe This]

Will The Sun Become A Black Hole [You Won't Believe This]

The Sun is one of the most fascinating and crucial stars in our Solar System. In fact, it accounts for over 99.95% of the total mass, and as such forms at the center of this system. It is without doubt, an essential source of energy for all life on Earth. With its critical importance, you may be keen to learn about its eventual fate and what the impact will be to us here on Earth. You …

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Celestron Explorascope 114az Review [Telescope Buyers Guide]

Celestron Explorascope 114az Review [Telescope Buyers Guide]

The Celestron Explorascope 114az is one of the most affordable Newtonian telescopes available on the market – but is it any good? This review and guide will be providing you with an in-depth look at this telescope, the pros and cons and whether or not you should go ahead and purchase one. We’re going to be taking a closer look at the specification, the features and providing some thoughts and observations on this Reflector from …

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How Many Craters Are On The Moon? [You’ll Never Guess!]

How Many Craters Are On The Moon? [You'll Never Guess!]

If you’re like me and you’re fascinated by the night sky, you may start asking yourself questions like ‘How many craters are on the moon’. Now, one approach is to try and count them, but you’ll be there a long time! If you’ve ever tried to do this through your telescope or binoculars you will soon find this out the hard way. It makes more sense if I just provide you with the answer here …

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Telescope Mount Types [Telescope Support Design Differences]

Telescope Mount Types [Telescope Support Design Differences]

Are you interested in learning about the different Telescope Mount Types? If so you’ve come to the right place. This article will be explaining the varieties, whether subtle or more obvious and the similarities behind the different designs of telescope support. It’s good to have an understanding of the different types so you can understand what is available and what you may need. So, what are the main Telescope Mount Types? There are two main …

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Celestron EdgeHD 8 Review [Should You Buy This Telescope?]

Celestron Edge HD 8 Review [Should You Buy This Telescope_] (1)

If you are considering the Celestron EdgeHD 8 then this review and guide will be taking an in-depth look at this telescope, what you can expect from it and if it is going to be the right choice for you. We’re going to be taking a look at the specification and some of the main pros and cons behind this Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope (SCT) from the prestigious Celestron brand. Bottom Line  The Celestron EdgeHD 8 is …

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Dobsonian vs Newtonian [Why and How Are They Different]

Dobsonian vs Newtonian [Why and How Are They Different]

When it comes to selecting your new telescope, you’ll first be faced with all the different types. There’s a lot to consider and chances are you will have come across Dobsonian’s and Newtonian’s during your research. But why and how are they different? What is better and what should you choose? The truth is that with all the different names, terminology, acronyms and brands, it can all be confusing and overwhelming when you’re first starting …

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Astronomy vs Astrophysics [What Are The Main Differences?]

Astronomy vs Astrophysics [What Are The Main Differences?]

Astronomy and Astrophysics are closely aligned and in many ways it is hard to distinguish between them. Despite their close ties, there are distinctions which will be the purpose of this article today. So, what is the major distinction between Astronomy vs Astrophysics? In theory, Astronomy is the study of the universe beyond the earth’s atmosphere measuring the positions and characteristics of celestial objects. While Astrophysics is considered a branch and subset of Astronomy that …

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Astronomy vs Astrology [What, Why And How They’re Different]

Astronomy and Astrology are both disciplines that follow similar semantics. However these fields couldn’t be more different from one another in terms of what they actually are and what Astronomers and Astrologists actually do. This will be the subject of this article today. So, what is the major distinction between Astronomy vs Astrology? Astronomy is considered a science. It is the study of all celestial bodies and everything that is contained in the universe and …

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Celestron Wedge Review [Longer Exposure Astrophotography]

If you are considering the Celestron Wedge then this review and guide will help you decide whether or not you should get it for your Celestron NexStar 6/8SE or NexStar Evolution Alt-Azimuth mounted computerized telescope. Here, we will take a look at the specification, what it will enable you to do and the main pros and cons behind using it. Bottom Line  The Celestron Wedge is required to take longer exposure images, or to advance …

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Celestron Inspire 100az Review [100mm Short Refractor Telescope]

If you are considering the Celestron Inspire 100az then this review and guide will help you decide whether or not it is going to be best for you. Here, we will take a look at the specification, what you can expect to observe and some of the main pros and cons behind this refracting telescope from the prestigious Celestron brand. Bottom Line  The Inspire 100az is a short Refractor telescope that combines premium Celestron technology …

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