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Can You Use a Telescope in the City? [Is It A Waste Of Time?]

Can You Use a Telescope in the City [Is It A Waste Of Time]

If you have questioned whether a telescope can be used in a city, then I am here to help. I have researched the issue, talked with various astronomers who live in rural areas, and come up with an answer to help you understand whether a telescope will be appropriate for you. Can You Use a Telescope in the City? Yes, you certainly can. While the best views of galaxies, deep space, nebulas and other space objects will be observed under darker skies in rural areas without population lighting and pollution, there is still a significant amount to see. You will …

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Can You See Planets From Earth Without A Telescope?

Can You See Planets From Earth Without A Telescope?

If you have ever wondered if it is possible to see the planets without a telescope, you have come to the right place. I have done the research, as well as spent some time investigating, to come up with a definitive answer for you. Can You See Planets From Earth Without A Telescope? Yes – there are five planets that are visible from Earth without a telescope with the naked eye. These are: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. It may be possible to see a further planet, Uranus, but this will depend on a few factors (your eyesight, the weather …

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Can You Use A Telescope During The Day? [You’ll Be Surprised]

Can You Use A Telescope During The Day_ [You'll Be Surprised]

If you’ve recently purchased a Telescope, or are looking to get one, then a common question by new astronomers is whether you can use a telescope during the day. You may be wondering if it is possible, if it is worth your time or even if it is safe. When I first started getting into Astronomy I always thought that I had to use my Telescope at night. To test this assumption, I did some research and then testing to find out if I was right. Can You Use A Telescope During The Day? The short answer to this question …

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Best Telescope For Viewing Planets and Galaxies [Buyers Guide]

Best Telescope For Viewing Planets and Galaxies [Buyers Guide]

If you want to observe the night sky, and partake in Astronomy, then you’re going to need a great Telescope. You are going to want to purchase one that comes well equipped with the best spec, comes highly regarded and that you can get at a reasonable price. The problem is, picking the right scope is quite a challenge with all the different brands, models and spec that they each provide. There is also a lot of other factors like intention of use, experience level and budget. This buying guide will help you identify the Best Telescope For Viewing Planets …

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What Do Astronomers Observe With Telescopes [The Objects]

What Do Astronomers Observe With Telescopes [What Is Seen]

Astronomers use Telescopes for increased visibility. They enable Astronomers to view objects that just would not be possible with the naked eye. But what do Astronomers actually observe? Before we look at what Astronomers view and monitor in space, its important to know why they use Telescopes in the first place. Why Do Astronomers Use Telescopes? Telescopes do not just provide magnification. They actually collect light that our eyes are unable to. This includes light frequencies including radio, microwave, infrared, ultraviolet, x-rays and gamma rays. As our eyes are considerably smaller than that of a Telescope Lens, we can only …

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How to Clean a Telescope Lens [The Safe & Recommended Way]

How to Clean a Telescope Lens [The Safe & Recommended Way]

If you are looking to clean your telescope lens, then I would expect that you are very cautious about actually doing it yourself. The truth is, there’s no need to worry; it’s actually a very simple process and you can get your lenses clean and clear in just a few steps. If you have stored your Telescope away, then one of the most effective things you can do to improve its effectiveness, is to go ahead and clean your lenses. In this step by step guide, I’m going to outline to you the safest and most recommended way to clean …

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Interesting Facts About Space And The Universe (The Top 10]

Interesting Facts About Space and the Universe

There are some unbelievable things that occur in Space and the wider Universe! Imagine Neuron Stars so fast that they devour everything any anything that crosses their path, clouds that literally smell of fruits and enormous collections of galaxies. What will follow below are some of the most interesting things you can find in our cosmos. The universe is enormous, fascinating and full of secrets. With a history that is billions of years old, there are still millions of things that are yet to be discovered! In this article, you will learn 10 gobsmacking things that are currently known in …

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