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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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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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Celestron Luminos Review [Eyepiece Series Buyers Guide]

Celestron Luminos Review [Eyepiece Series Buyers Guide]

Synopsis: In the article, we provide a thorough review of the Celestron Luminos Eyepiece range, including pros and cons as well as see how they compare up against one another and against other alternatives. Bottom Line The Celestron Luminos Eyepiece range consists of 6 different eyepieces (7mm, 10mm, 15mm, 19mm, 23mm and 31mm) and a 2″ 2.5x Magnification Barlow Lens. The fully multi-coated optics provide incredibly clear and crisp 82º field of view images while …

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Orion SkyQuest XT6 vs XT8 [Which Telescope Should You Buy?]

Orion Skyquest XT6 vs XT8 [Which Telescope Should You Buy]

In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the Orion SkyQuest XT6 vs XT8. We’ll explore some of the key similarities and differences between these two Dobsonian Telescopes. It can be difficult when deciding to buy between them. Both are great telescopes, but which should you ultimately opt for? I did a little research and here is what I found. Orion have designed two different versions of the SkyQuest, the SkyQuest Classic and the …

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How To Increase Magnification Of A Telescope [What To Do]

How To Increase Magnification Of A Telescope [What To Do]

As we all know, owning a telescope can provide some fascinating views and observations of the night sky. However, each telescope has its limits in terms of power, thankfully I have a safe and easy way to increase the magnification of your telescope with one simple change. So, how do you increase the magnification of a telescope? The best and easiest way is to change the eyepiece. Eyepiece(s) typically come included and alongside a telescope …

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Best Spotting Scope For Astronomy [2019 Buyers Guide]

Best Spotting Scope For Astronomy [2019 Buyers Guide]

When it comes to Astronomy, there are several different types of telescopes and equipment with different uses. All of them have their own justification for being in an astronomer’s toolkit. Today, we will review the best spotting scopes available and give you the right information so you can choose the best spotting scope based on your own preferences, needs and of course, budget. There are many things that you need to consider when looking at …

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