Astronomy Binoculars

Astronomy Binoculars

The telescope is the most essential tool for any astronomer whether he/she is an amateur or a professional. If you have decided to pursue your passion in astronomy, you may be wondering what one to buy. Sure enough, the best gadgets will offer you a crystal clear view of the heavens …

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Newtonian Telescopes

An investigation into early telescopes makes for interesting reading. In 1722, John Hadley, an English mathematician, completed a form of reflector for the telescope in the style of Newton in which the mirror evidently was suitably figured. This instrument attracted considerable attention, and presently other makers were turning out Newtonian reflectors, following Hadley's …

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Maksutov Telescopes

There are 3 main types of telescopes and each one performs differently and may be used for different purposes. If you are thinking about buying a telescope to look at stars and deep space then you should know that this might not be possible if you live in a built up area with …

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Beginner's Telescopes

This telescope buying guide provides information and equipment listings for all types of refractor and reflector telescopes for all levels, from budding astronomer to the more experienced astronomer looking for a larger, more advanced 'scope.

Binoculars and telescopes and other astronomy equipment and accessories are the core of amateur astronomy. A good pair of binoculars is what introduced me to the pleasures of stargazing many moons ago and only after a couple of years scanning the skies did I graduate to a telescope. That was one of the department store 60mm telescopes we're all warned about, but my folks didn't know any better, and to a 12-year old kid, it opened up the universe.
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