Beginner Telescopes

Celestron 21024 Firstscope

Celestron 21024 Firstscope

Telescope Review – Star Ratings: Ease of Setup: Portability: Ease of Use: Value for Money: Features: Overall Rating: The Celestron FirstScope Telescope – IYA Edition is a wonderful keepsake for anyone interested in astronomy. This quality Dobsonian style telescope features a 76 mm aperture reflector optical tube emblazoned with all the names that made astronomy [...]

Tasco 49TN

Tasco 49TN

Telescope Review – Star Ratings: Ease of Setup: Portability: Ease of Use: Value for Money: Features: Overall Rating: An outstanding, 2-piece combo kit for the explorer in the family. The land and sky telescope is perfect for entry level surveying, with a 2x finderscope and 35x land eyepiece. The 19-piece 900x microscope kit contains assorted [...]

Seben 700-76

Seben 700-76

Telescope Review – Star Ratings: Ease of Setup: Portability: Ease of Use: Value for Money: Features: Overall Rating: This outstanding performance telescope bewilders many due to its almost unbelievable affordability, and it enables easy access straight into the field of astronomy. It is fantastic for beginners; but additionally provides sufficient power reserves to satisfy the [...]

Refractor Telescopes

Zuhmell Aurora 70

Zuhmell Aurora 70

Telescope Review – Star Ratings: Ease of Setup: Portability: Ease of Use: Value for Money: Features: Overall Rating: This instrument offers quite a bit to equally experienced and novice astronomers, and is definitely an attractive option whether you are outfitting for your very first foray or growing an ever growing collection of gear. The refractor [...]

Bresser 50/600

Bresser 50/600

Telescope Review – Star Ratings: Ease of Setup: Portability: Ease of Use: Value for Money: Features: Overall Rating: This excellent telescope is perfect for an introduction into the exploration of space. The Bresser 50/600 telescope in a wonderful blue colour, that includes tripod and crucial accessories. A little finder scope helps it to be no [...]

Celestron 127EQ

Celestron 127EQ

Telescope Review – Star Ratings: Ease of Setup: Portability: Ease of Use: Value for Money: Features: Overall Rating: Celestron PowerSeeker telescopes are really a wonderful way to open up the marvels of the Universe to the wannabe astronomer. The PowerSeeker franchise is formulated to provide the new telescope user the most perfect combination of high [...]

Electronic Telescopes

Celestron Advanced VX 8

Celestron Advanced VX 8

New for 2013!!! Advanced VX 8” EdgeHD: truly the ultimate entry-level astroimaging package. This package combines the groundbreaking new Advanced VX mount with Celestron’s best optics, the EdgeHD optical system. This setup offers the astroimager maximum versatility – allowing up to 3 different f-stop configurations. Users can attach a camera to the rear of the [...]

Bushnell Northstar 788890 Telescope

Bushnell Northstar 788890 Telescope

Telescope Review – Star Ratings: Ease of Setup: Portability: Ease of Use: Value for Money: Features: Overall Rating: Bushnell’s NorthStar 90mm Maksutov-Cassegrain compact telescope with Real Voice Output provides amateur astronomers breakthrough computer-derived location and tracking potential with straight-forward, button control. It comes with an cutting edge RVO (Real Voice Output) feature that allows for [...]

Celestron CPC 1100

Celestron CPC 1100

Telescope Review – Star Ratings: Ease of Setup: Portability: Ease of Use: Value for Money: Features: Overall Rating: The biggest aperture of the CPC GPS line, The Celestron CPC 1100 GPS Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope has among the best light collecting power and it has a limiting magnitude of almost 15. The CPC 1100 GPS takes extensive benefit [...]

Reflector Telescopes

Celestron Nexstar 5 SE Telescope

Celestron Nexstar 5 SE Telescope

Telescope Review – Star Ratings: Ease of Setup: Portability: Ease of Use: Value for Money: Features: Overall Rating: Showcasing top quality Schmidt-Cassegrain optics, the NexStar 5 SE is a great telescope for experiencing and photographing the marvels of space. Having a over-all weight of 28 lbs inclusive of the tripod, the super transportable 5 SE [...]

Celestron Nexstar 130 SLT

Celestron Nexstar 130 SLT

Telescope Review – Star Ratings: Ease of Setup: Portability: Ease of Use: Value for Money: Features: Overall Rating: The Nexstar 130 SLT telescope is an entry to mid-level computerised telescope which is the bigger variation of the extremely popular Nexstar 114 models. You will get a staggering 30% more light-gathering power than the 114 version. [...]

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What is a Barlow Lens?

What is a Barlow Lens?

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

A barlow lens something known as a “telenegative amplifier.” That’s a fancy way of saying it increases the magnification of your existing eyepieces, simply by placing the barlow between your telescope’s objective lens or mirror, and the eyepiece you view through. So if your 900 millimeter focal length telescope produces 90 times magnification with a [...]

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Jupiter near the moon tonight! One not to miss out on!

Jupiter near the moon tonight! One not to miss out on!

| April 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

No Telescope is needed to see it! Tonight (Sunday 14th April) if the weather is clear enough you have a chance to catch a potentially wonderful sight. Jupiter will be near the moon Cuddling close to a thin crescent moon will be the planet Jupiter. About an hour after sunset and visible in the western [...]

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Visible planets and stars in April 2013

Visible planets and stars in April 2013

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Find the Stars and planets without using a starmap this April! For those who have never witnessed the planets or had problems locating stars you should give this a try. No star maps, you simply need to find the Moon. The best possible times to look are 25-30 minutes after sunset or whenever the Moon is [...]

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