Category: Telescopes

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Astrophotography

Best Barlow Lens For Your Telescope [Upd 2020]

If you’re looking for the easiest way to increase the magnification in your telescope, then a Barlow lens is for you. It allows you to increase the magnification of your telescope very easily, typically by using a 2x or 3x multiplier (therefore doubling or trebling your magnification). This might not sound like a lot, but

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Telescopes

Microscope vs Telescope – What’s the Difference?

Anyone who knows me knows of my love affair with telescopes. But, this isn’t restricted to telescopes only – it also extends to all other kinds of optics, like binoculars and spotting scopes too. However, one of the lesser talked about scopes (probably because they’re not often used on a commercial basis like telescopes and

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Telescopes

Celestron vs Orion vs SkyMaster – Which brand should you opt for?

Celestron and Orion are two of the best known brands if you’re looking for a decent telescope. Not just for telescopes, but everything astronomy related in general, these are two of the brands that you’re going to come across most frequently. If you don’t know much about astronomy, it can be really difficult to decide

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Telescopes

Meade vs Celestron – Which brand is better? (LX90, 8SE)

Meade and Celestron are two of the best known brands within the astronomy field. If you’re looking for a new telescope, then the likelihood is that you’re going to come across either of these two brands (as well as Orion telescopes too). It can be really difficult to know which of these brands is the

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Telescopes

Dobsonian vs Reflector | What’s the Difference?

If you’re just getting interested in astronomy, then all of the different terms that they use can be extremely confusing. So, it’s important that you do some research online prior to purchasing a telescope. You need to know what type of telescope you’re getting. Two of the most popular terms that you’re going to hear

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