How To Collimate A Telescope

Telescope mirrors diagram

Collimation of a telescope is something you’ll need to do on a regular basis, especially with reflection optics, namely the Newtonian reflector. These types of telescopes are actually a lot easier to collimate than the information on it it would lead you to believe. Collimation is simply put the process of realigning the mirrors within … Read more

What Are The Different Types Of Telescopes?

If you’re interested in astronomy but more importantly, interested in purchasing a telescope, you’ve likely heard that there are multiple variations of telecopes or you’ve viewed a telescope on amazon and seen the words refelctor, refractor and so on written within the product name right? Well, before making a purchase it’s probably in your best … Read more