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Meade vs Orion vs Celestron: Review of Top Telescope Manufacturers

a couple of years ago

Three major manufacturers account for most of the telescopes sold to amateur astronomers. We have broken down the “big three” in relation to each company’s history, price and quality of its telescopes and support. Meade Since its founding in 1972, Meade Instruments has been among the most dominant and innovative manufacturers of telescopes. Beginning as […]

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Telescopes for viewing Saturn

a couple of years ago

The rings of Saturn are an incredible sight to behold, but it is necessary to use telescopes to view Saturns rings. However, seeing Saturn and its moons is one of the most spectacular sights in the entire night sky. Unfortunately, some telescopes are of poor quality and won’t give you a good view of the […]

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See More with Telescope Filters

a couple of years ago

A telescope can be a fun way to explore objects in our solar system. If you have a telescope, you might be interested in an accessory filter, which will allow you to see even more in the sky. You can choose filters for solar, planetary and lunar, or deep sky viewing. Solar Filters We can’t […]

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A Guide to Finderscopes

a couple of years ago

Finderscopes are of huge value to beginners in astronomy,  looking for objects in the night sky can frustrate you at first. A finderscope normally rides on the back of the main telescope, but it looks much smaller in size. The purpose of a finderscope in astronomy is to aim the main telescope toward the object of interest. Because […]

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Top 5 Binoculars for use in Astronomy

a couple of years ago

Beginners in the world of astronomy can easily get confused and bogged down with the details of star maps, planets, and stellar rotation. With all of the things that are put forth for the backyard astronomer to learn, the process of figuring out what kind of telescope would best suit your needs should probably be […]