Schmidt-Cassegrain vs Maksutov-Cassegrain

Compound telescope

There are a few different sub variations to a compound/catadioptric telescopes but the ones most modern systems use are the Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) and Maksutov-cassegrain (Mak) Optics. I’m assuming the reason you’re here is to understand what separates the designs from each other and ultimately in what use case scenario a SCT will be better suited … Read more Schmidt-Cassegrain vs Maksutov-Cassegrain

How To See Mercury With A Telescope (A Simple Beginners Guide)

Mercury

If you’re interested in astronomy, particularly in stargazing using telescope and want some guidance on finding Mercury, this article was made for you. This is because in within this post we will show you how to see Mercury with a telescope. In order to see Mercury with a telescope, you’ll firstly need access to a … Read more How To See Mercury With A Telescope (A Simple Beginners Guide)

How To See Neptune With A Telescope (A Basic Guide!)

Neptune the planet

If you’ve found yourself on this article, you probably want to learn how you can see Uranus with a telescope and well, that’s exactly what we’ll teaching on this article so, you’ve come to the right place. This article will simply go over the steps necessary in order to hopefully see Neptune with any telescopic … Read more How To See Neptune With A Telescope (A Basic Guide!)

How To See Uranus With A Telescope (A Simple Beginners Guide)

Uranus

If you’re here right now, you’ve probably seen the other more easily observable planets in, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter etc. and of course were curious about what you’d need to do in order to see Uranus through a telescope. If so, you’ve come to the right place because in the article I will be covering the … Read more How To See Uranus With A Telescope (A Simple Beginners Guide)

How Does A Dew Shield Work For A Telescope (Cameras, Binoculars Etc.)

A very common problem among telescope viewers, especially in the more humid star gazing climates, is this annoying issue with moisture forming on your lens. This moisture is known as dew so, this should atleast outline what a dew shield is. Simply put, dew shields aim to counteract the build up of moisture and condensation … Read more How Does A Dew Shield Work For A Telescope (Cameras, Binoculars Etc.)

How To See Jupiter With A Telescope – A Simple Guide!

Jupiter

When you think of our solar system and the idea of observing it, I’m sure the first celestial entities that come to mind are the Moon, the Sun, Mars and likely Jupiter afterwards right? I guess it doesn’t matter really matter all that much but, if you’re here right now Jupiter’s swirly atmosphere, the huge … Read more How To See Jupiter With A Telescope – A Simple Guide!

How To See Venus With A Telescope – A Beginners Guide!

Venus

If you’ve found yourself on this article, you’re probably wondering how you can see venus using a telescope. I’m into observing our local planets as much as any other guy into astronomy which is why I’ve put together this post for those that are struggling to locate Venus and guide them in the right direction. … Read more How To See Venus With A Telescope – A Beginners Guide!