November 30, 2022
Telescopes are amazing tools. Not only do they allow us to see distant objects that lie beyond the reach of our eyes, but they can also reveal details on objects that would otherwise remain unseen. It’s no exaggeration to say that telescopes have literally revolutionized the way we look at the universe.
September 28, 2022
There’s nothing like getting a new telescope. Everything’s still shiny and nice, it’s all aligned properly, and it’s like playing with a new toy. Of course, the buzz wears off and while you still appreciate having a telescope, you miss the feeling you had when it was brand new. Why not give your telescope a tune-up and give it a new life?
September 21, 2022
When you’re shopping for a telescope, you’ll come across a lot of new terms that you might not recognize. One of these terms is aperture, and it’s vitally important but the purpose isn’t immediately obvious. So, what is aperture for, and how much does it really matter?
October 08, 2021
The reflector is one of the classic designs for a telescope. The reflector telescope was first conceived by Sir Isaac Newton (hence “newt” in Newtonian), who first conceived of the idea that mirrors can be used to create a magnified image in the same way that a lens could.