Telescope vs Camera Lens – Astrophotography

If you want to try astrophotography and already own a DSLR camera with the lens, you may ask yourself if it is worth upgrading to a telescope. Telescope vs. camera lens is a common question of beginners in astrophotography, so let me explain the difference. The telescope is very similar to a camera lens. Telescope […]

Using Smartphone With Telescope – Easy Guide

Using a smartphone with your telescope is an easy task requiring a smartphone adapter for the telescope and, in some cases, a dedicated camera app. Required accessories: a smartphone of any brand smartphone adapter telescope with eyepiece What Can You Expect? Using a smartphone with the telescope is an inexpensive way to try astrophotography. This […]

Best Camera For Astrophotography – Buying Guide

Choosing the best camera for astrophotography is a challenging task. There are so many factors you have to consider that it can’t be an overnight decision. I remember the first time when I was searching for the best camera for astrophotography, and it was a nightmare. With so many options, it is overwhelming.  So I […]

Maksutov Newtonian Review: The Ultimate Astrograph?

Maksutov Newtonian is a rare and unique design in the telescope world. It is not so well known, but it is starting to get the attention that it deserves. Maksutov Newtonian is a combination of the Newtonian reflector and Maksutov correcting lens. Standard Newtonians suffer from coma around the edge of the field of view. […]

Budget Astrophotography With a Telescope and DSLR Camera

Astrophotography is a goal for almost every telescope owner. It was the same with me. You usually come across this topic when you own the telescope. Then, when you start searching for the equipment you might need, it will knock you down. Typically, the price tag for professional astrophotography is starting at $3000 which is […]

Best Telescope Mount For Astrophotography – Budget vs Pro

The best telescope mount for astrophotography is the German equatorial mount with GoTo controller. The most common mounts for astrophotography are HQE5 Pro and NEQ6 Pro. But let’s take a look at all types of mounts, and I’ll explain why they are good for astrophotography and why not. I will also give you cheaper options […]

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