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