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

Orion SkyQuest XT6 Dobsonian Telescope Review (Best Valued 6″ Device!?)

Orion SkyQuest XT6

Welcome to my Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Telescope Review! In this review I’ll cover the pros, cons and SkyQuest XT6’s features to ultimately help you decide on whether the SkyQuest XT6 is a system worth investing in or one that you should skip out on. Overview Full Name: Orion SkyQuest XT6 Classic Dobsonian Type: … Read more

9 Best Compact And Portable Telescopes (2021)

If you’ve found yourself on this post, you’re probably looking to get into astronomy, start star-gazing and want to be able to do so whilst travelling right? Well then you’ve found yourself on the right page because this list is directly designed to assist you in discovering a scope that’s lightweight, generally easy to carry … 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