Schmidt Cassegrain vs Maksutov Cassegrain – Where Is The Difference?

The Cassegrain design is very popular amongst amateur astronomers, and almost every amateur astronomer will own, at some point in life, the Cassegrain design telescope. We have to types- Schmidt(SCT) and Maksutov(MAK). The main difference between the Schmidt Cassegrain and the Maksutov Cassegrain is the corrector lens at the front of the tube and secondary […]

SkyWatcher Explorer 130P SynScan AZ GoTo Review

This is a very special article for me because I owned the Skywatcher Explorer 130P SynScan AZ GoTo twice. The first one I had in 2012 for a while, but I sold it because I was moving to Australia. Then, 5 years later, I came back, and I started looking for a new telescope- something […]

Astronomy Gift Ideas For All Ages

I had a discussion with my girlfriend recently about what are good gifts for astronomy lovers. Not only because Christmas is coming but also because there is always something- birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, Hanukkah, Valentine’s day and so on and so on. It’s like a neverending hunt for gifts all year round. Now, if the gift […]

Best Telescope For The Money – Dobsonian Telescope

As the title says, the best telescope for the money is the Dobsonian type telescope. If you ask any amateur astronomer what the best telescope for the money is, you will get this answer. But why Dobsonian telescope? And what really is the Dobsonian telescope? I will explain why is it the best and what […]

The Best Telescope Under $200 – Astronomers Advice

If you are on a tight budget and you want to buy a telescope, you can have a hard time to decide which one is the best choice for your money. You certainly don’t want to buy any crappy one, but you don’t have to worry because $200 is a perfect budget for the first […]

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 […]

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