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Binoculars Care and Maintenance

Whether you are a recreational user or a professional, good binoculars are an important tool that you want to rely on. Modern quality binoculars are fairly sturdy and the few mechanical parts are usually maintenance-free. Still, a little binoculars care should be taken to reduce wear and tear to the instrument. Maintenance and care of […]

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Preventing Fungus and Mold in Binoculars and Telescopes

Mold in binoculars and telescopes can do tremendous damage to the lenses or mirrors and will render them unusable sooner or later. Preventing the growth of fungus and mold on optical instruments is essential to the performance of the optics. Fungi and Mold in binoculars and telescopes The mold that can appear on glass surfaces […]

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Celestron PowerSeeker 80EQ Telescope

With its PowerSeeker models, Celestron presents a range of great value to performance entry-level telescopes. The PowerSeekers are ideal for exploring the night sky and are a great learning aid or an inspirational gift for anyone who has always been interested in the wonders of the universe. Celestron PowerSeeker 80EQ Refractor Telescope The Powerseeker 80 EQ refractor […]

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Celestron 31045 AstroMaster 130 EQ Reflector Telescope

The AstroMaster 130EQ is a powerful and very popular beginner’s reflector telescope.  The high quality of the optical elements used provides an unusually sharp and high-contrast image for this telescope class. It is easy to use for beginners thanks to its simple design and makes operation intuitive. Celestron 31045 AstroMaster 130 EQ Reflector Telescope Celestron […]

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Celestron 21024 FirstScope Telescope

When your kid begins to wonder and starts asking curious questions about the night sky, the stars, and the moon, then it is time to encourage the kid’s natural curiosity. The Celestron Firstscope Telescope is specially designed for kids and aspiring astronomers. It is a great tool to introduce and guide your kids to the wonders […]

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Orion 8945 SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope

The Classic Dobsonian Telescope is considered a great entry-level telescope as it is about the best all-rounder at an affordable price.  It provides way more light gathering power and resolution than a similarly priced refractor telescope.  With its comparatively long focal length, the Orion 8945 SkyQuest XT8 telescope performs great viewing the moon and planets as […]

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Telescopes for Children, finding a good telescope for kids

The universe has always inspired the imagination of the people. What kind of secrets is the universe hiding? Will we ever be able to travel to far away planets? Especially children are fascinated by the almost infinite vastness of the universe and its great secrets. A good telescope for kids may encourage them in their desire to […]

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Best Telescope for Amateurs and Hobby Astronomers

For the beginning hobby astronomer, the question what is the best telescope for amateurs is quite difficult to answer. But it is tremendously important to choose the right kind of telescope and to know what to expect from a telescope. High expectations in what to see and falling for glossy advertising of cheap telescopes are easy […]

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Different Kinds of Telescopes for Amateur Astronomers

Since the invention of Optical Telescopes in the early 17 century, inventors have developed many different types of telescopes. Using all the same optical principle of refraction and reflection the different kinds of telescopes for amateur astronomers can be divided into three different categories. Refractors-  telescopes with lenses Reflectors – telescopes with mirrors Catadioptric – […]

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Difference between Telescope and Binoculars

The difference between Binoculars and a classical Telescope is how they are built and in their intended use. The word Binoculars means: two eyepieces, they are of compact design, portable and can be quickly used for viewing. Telescopes are Monoculars: they have one eyepiece, are bulky need a tripod and mounting and are intended for the […]

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