Explore Scientific 305mm Ultra Light Dobsonian: A heavyweight Ultra Light Dobsonian
by Ade Ashford on June 23, 2022 at 9:20 am
Ade Ashford takes this mid-range truss-tube Dobsonian for a test drive and discovers its planetary viewing prowess.
NGC 2217, is a galaxy in transition
by Keith Cooper on June 23, 2022 at 8:10 am
NGC 2217, in the constellation of Canis Major and located about 65 million light years away, is a galaxy in transition.
SharpStar 76EDPH refractor and F/4.5 (0.8×) full-frame reducer
by Ade Ashford on June 21, 2022 at 12:20 pm
Ade Ashford reminisces while evaluating a versatile 76mm, f/5.5 photovisual refractor and reducer-flattener.
Observe the best of Ophiuchus’ splendid bunch of Messier globular clusters
by Mark Armstrong on June 21, 2022 at 7:58 am
It’s exciting to observing the multitude of bright globular clusters, incredibly dense balls of stars that provide striking viewing with even a modest […]
StellaLyra 153mm, f/12 M-CRF classical Cassegrain telescope
by Ade Ashford on June 17, 2022 at 12:20 pm
Ade Ashford explores this modern implementation of a revered telescope design.
NGC 1792: A beautiful tapestry of contrasting colour
by Keith Cooper on June 16, 2022 at 10:45 am
This dense, swirling spiral galaxy is NGC 1792, located 34.6 million light years away in the constellation of Columba, the Dove.
Moon ring shines bright over the VLT
by Keith Cooper on June 15, 2022 at 8:55 am
A stunning Moon halo shines in the sky above the Very Large Telescope at the European Southern Observatory in Chile.
The Double Double: Detach Lyra’s multiple-star gem
by Mark Armstrong on June 13, 2022 at 10:14 am
Epsilon (ε) Lyrae is a showpiece multiple star for double star enthusiasts, famously coined the ‘Double Double’.
Explore Scientific two-room pop-up observatory tent
by Ade Ashford on June 10, 2022 at 3:43 pm
Ade Ashford goes camping to test a compact and easy-to-set-up telescope shelter designed for trips to dark, rural skies.
Micrometeoroid dings James Webb mirror segment
by Astronomy Now on June 9, 2022 at 11:49 am
A micrometeoroid hit one of the James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror segments last month, causing "marginally detectable" degradation.