Category: Telescopes

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Telescopes

Dobsonian vs Newtonian – What’s the Difference?

Figuring out what type of telescope you want is the first step in getting yourself a new telescope. There are a wide variety of names for the various differentiations of telescope, and if you’re new to astronomy then it can be a little overwhelming. Two of the most popular telescope names that you might have

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Telescopes

Best Telescope Eyepiece For Amateur Astronomers

For astronomers, getting an eyepiece for your telescope is important. This is especially true if you want to see planets that are far in the distance, which can be impossible with just the telescope itself, no matter how good your telescope is. Getting an eyepiece for our telescope is one of the easiest ways to

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Telescopes

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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