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Celestron NexStar 8SE Review [My Experiences With This Scope]

Celestron NexStar 8SE Review [My Experiences With This Scope]

Are you looking at the Celestron Nexstar 8SE and wondering if its right for you? This review, guide and outline of my experience is here to help you decide whether or not to invest in this telescope. Since I purchased this high-spec computerized telescope, it has become my go to and favorite astronomy equipment that I expect to use long into the future. I’d like to share my thoughts having used it for just over …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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