Can I Use My Telescope Through a Window? – NO and YES

This is not a stupid question. As a kid, I was using my first telescope through the window of my room. It was not the ideal use of a telescope, and there are rules you have to follow to have a decent astronomy experience. You can use the telescope through the window, but the window […]

Why I Can’t See Anything Through My Telescope – Troubleshooting

It is frustrating when you set up your telescope at night, then look and can’t see anything through it! Been there, done that.  The reason why you can’t see anything through your telescope can be caused by a few factors. You are doing something wrong, there is something wrong with your telescope, or it is […]

Are GoTo Telescopes Worth It? – My Real Experience

I have owned a few GoTo telescopes over the years, but also some manual ones, so I’m going to share my experience and give you my honest opinion that GoTo telescopes are worth buying. What is a GoTo telescope? GoTo telescopes are telescopes on a computerized mount that can find and track objects in the […]

What Can You See With a 70mm Telescope?

The 70mm telescope is a good beginner telescope for a new astronomer. My first telescope was actually a 70mm Newtonian reflector from Bresser, so I can give you my real experience with this telescope. Is a 70mm telescope good? You can see a lot of objects in the sky with a 70mm telescope. The 70mm […]

Why Does My Telescope Cover Have a Hole In It?

Every telescope has a front cover that is also called a dust cap. But this dust cap is not there only to protect your telescope from dust when you are not using it. You may notice that there is a smaller cap covering the smaller hole on the cover. This small hole has a specific […]

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