Which Planets Can Be Seen Without A Telescope?

This is a question that many individuals are curious about, I was too, and after doing a bit of research on the topic, it kind of surprised me how many planets can be seen without a telescope. Soallow me to answer that question for you below. Well, the short answer is that the majority of … Read more

How To See Saturn With A Telescope

Saturn

Saturn is one of the largest planets in our solar systems, the 6th planet orbiting the sun and is most well known for the rings orbiting it. Of course the main reason you’re here is to learn how you can see Saturn with a telescope and despite it’s distance from Earth, with  the right equipment … Read more

What Is The Libra Constellation?

The Libra Constellation is one of many constellation in deep space that’s aptly been named after of one of the zodiac signs, or maybe it’s the other way round but, nevermind that, in this post I’ll go over some facts on this constellation, how to locate it through the lens of a telescope, a few … Read more

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

About Scope The Galaxy

Scope The Galaxy is something I created mostly due to my intrests in astronomy. I’m sure there are a lot of you out there, just like me, who are fascinated by how the universe works and how there are so many wonderfully weird yet interesting celestial objects out there which, crazely enough, can be observed, … Read more