Telescope Reviews

Get Your Own Galileoscope — or Share Them — for the ‘International Year of Light’

Remember the wonderful Galileoscopes that were developed in 2009 for the International Year of Astronomy? This high-quality, low-cost telescope kit…

7 years ago

Telescope Review: Optics Planet Celestron Powerseeker 80EQ Refractor Telescope

Did you ever have a T-shirt that you really enjoyed and wore until you wore it out? How about a…

10 years ago

Telescope Review: Orion SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Reflector

[/caption] Orion SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian Telescope, (MSRP $349.99) Orion Telescopes. For many astronomers who are just getting started, dobsonian…

10 years ago

Beginner’s Guide To Binoculars

Before you consider buying expensive equipment for viewing the wonders of the night sky, binoculars are one piece of equipment…

11 years ago

The Holidays Are Coming! A Beginner’s Guide to Telescopes

The holidays are fast approaching, and you may be looking for gift ideas for your friends, loved ones and even…

11 years ago

Telescope Review: Bushnell ARES 5″ Dobsonian Telescope – The Little “Lighthouse”

[/caption] Time for me to play with some new equipment? You betcha'. And this time it's a Bushnell proprietary design…

11 years ago

The Galileoscope – Hands-On Learning For All Ages

For many of us, the northern nights are getting longer and our minds and hands need something to keep them…

11 years ago

Question: What’s the Best Beginner Telescope?

[/caption]We get this question the time. People want to get into astronomy, and they want to get their first telescope.…

11 years ago

Skylight Telescopes… Tomorrow’s Treasures

[/caption] What you're looking at isn't a vintage telescope, but a modern day long focus refractor. Custom-built to exacting standards,…

11 years ago

Beginner’s Guide to Astronomy – Refractor Telescopes

If you ask someone to describe or draw a telescope, nine times out of ten it will be a refractor.…

11 years ago