Which telescope mount to buy?

There are several telescope mount tripods that can be purchased today. Every type serves specific needs and purposes and suited for certain individuals depended on their level and ability to use the tool. All of telescope mount tripods differ in price and have different features. There are four major types of mounts that can be found on the market today. Telescope mounts types Each mount has its specific name, so that will be much easier to distinguish them among each other. The range of these types can be defined as follows: Alt-Azimuth Equatorial Mount Dobsonian Mount (which is named after…

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Moon sights and lunar phases

Moon viewing through a telescope Moon is the best object for beginner observers and not only for them. Its close location to the Earth allows stargazers to use not too expensive telescopes and even binoculars. Moreover, you can see the biggest sights with the naked eye. Therefore, can you imagine that having a powerful telescope, you can see the famous base of astronauts and traces of their rovers on the Moon’s surface? The Moon viewing can open to you many surprising and even strange things, like these: (here will be the photos) Lunar phases A month of the Moon continues…

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Types of telescopes

Telescopes types: optical schemes There are three different types of telescopes: reflector, refractor and catadioptric. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages and suitable for different cases. This article is going to help you to understand, which is suitable for you. So, let`s see, what`s better: telescope reflecting or refracting, or catadioptric, maybe? Refracting telescopes A refractor, or a lens telescope, is the oldest type of telescopes. It was invented in 1609 by Galileo Galilei and was updated in consequence. Firstly, a refractor used two lenses: convex as an objective and concave in an eyepiece, that caused spherical and…

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