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Best Equatorial Mount For Astrophotography [2019 Buyers Guide]

Best Equatorial Mount For Astrophotography [2019 Buyers Guide]

If you’re looking to enjoy deep space Astrophotography, then using the right telescope mount is going to be absolutely crucial. Your entire imaging experience is entirely dependent upon it, so it is without doubt the single most important piece of your equipment that you should invest in. It serves as the foundation, contributes significantly to the quality and consistency of your images and ultimately provides you with long-term consistency. But if you’re looking to get …

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Best Barlow Lenses [2019 Buyers Guide]

Best Barlow Lenses [2019 Buyers Guide]

Barlow Lenses offer a simple and affordable way to increase the magnification of your current telescope. Whether by doubling (2x) or trebling (3x) your magnification – a good Barlow Lens can unlock a new dimension to your astronomical observations. They are one of the easiest and most practical upgrades that you can make. With a lot of different brands, models and options, it can be hard to identify what is the best Barlow Lens for …

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Will The Sun Become A White Dwarf? [What Is The Suns Fate?]

Will The Sun Become A White Dwarf? [What Is The Suns Fate?]

The Sun is at the center of our Solar System, providing the essential source of energy required for life as it is on Earth. Due to its significance, and the fact that it consists of an estimated 67 different elements all interacting with one another, its interesting to discover its overall fate. So, will the Sun become a White Dwarf? The short answer is yes, eventually (scientists estimate this will occur in around 5 billion …

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What Is The Sun Made Of? [The Complete Chemical Composition]

What Is The Sun Made Of? [The Complete Chemical Composition]

The Sun is the central star of the Solar System, and an essential source of energy for all life on planet Earth. Being a spherical ball of burning plasma, it is fascinating to discover the chemical composition of this ever-important star. So what is the Sun Made of? The sun consists of various elements in varying quantities. However, it is predominantly made out of the gas Hydrogen (~70)%). A further 28% is Helium, where 1.5% …

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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?]

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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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