Power Telescope

Power Telescope

The different types of lasers

Color

Lasers are now available in red (632nm), green (532nm), blue (473nm), orange (594nm) and infrared (808nm to 1064nm). The color of the laser determines the visibility of the laser, the attractiveness of the beam and the price. The color of the laser does not determine the power …

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Vixen Telescopes

Vixen Telescopes

Palms Observatory

Telescope binoculars, also known as astronomy binoculars, are not your run of the mill binoculars, as they are especially geared for use in astronomy or stargazing. The difference has to deal with magnification and aperture as well as the types of mounts. Aperture is of course the widest opening on a …

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Eyepiece

Eyepiece

What is used on a microscope to hold the nosepiece and eyepiece?

It's just called the tube

How to Buy a Telescope : Telescope Buying Guide: Barlow Eyepiece

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Other Telescopes

Other Telescopes

Is it possible to see buildings etc in France from England with binoculars/telescopes?

I have just fount out that it's possible to see lights in France from England and I am just wondering if it's possible to actually see buildings and things through a telescope or binoculars? If it is possible then what …

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Lenses

Lenses

If you feel concerned about your eyes' health and you are particularly afraid of the danger caused to them by ultraviolet rays, you should learn something more about original and authentic sunglasses discovering few special features that can provide you with extra protection for your eyesight in any circumstance.

The choice of high-quality lenses …

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Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes

Recommendations for telescopes?

Does any serious professional astronomer/cosmologist have any recommendations for serious star gazing? I'm looking for a schmidt-cassegrain telescope which has very high capabilities. Price is no object really but I would like to know what any professionals think. I would also need some idea of the distance which it is …

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Dobsonian Telescopes

One telescope maker that has been making a name for itself over the last few years is Galileo Telescope. This company, based in India, prides itself on offering excellent telescopes and one-on-one service with knowledgeable people who use the telescopes themselves. This allows Galileo Telescope to not only offer excellent optical equipment, but …

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Other Eyepiece Accessories

Alpen is a new company that started in 1997 that is developing a line of binoculars, spotting scopes, rifle scopes and accessories. Their objective is to provide today's sportsman a superior, high quality optical product at a reasonable price. They are a company that tries to attempt to put as many options …

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Orion Telescopes

Orion Telescopes

Christiaan Huygens was born in Holland in 1629 and he was a mathematical genius who invented several important mechanical devices including the pendulum clock. He had a deep understanding of astronomy, optics, mathematics, and mechanical devices. And he built some of the largest telescopes of the 17th century.

Being a contemporary of Galileo …

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Telescope Barlow

Telescope Barlow

The SkyWatcher Explorer 130P is, in my opinion, a very good entry level telescope for someone who wants to get into astronomy on a fairly limited budget. Priced in the range £180 to £200 (UK Sterling), the telescope should hopefully be affordable to most people.

Unpacking and setting up the telescope was very …

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