Monthly Archives: April 2015

An Introduction to Astrophotography

An Introduction to Astrophotography is an article that provides an introduction to the points that should be considered when starting out on astrophotography. Different set-ups are required for the solar system than for deep sky objects (DSOs). Our solar system contains bright objects such as the moon, Jupiter, Saturn, Venus and Mars that reflect sunlight.… Read more »

How to choose a telescope

11068-celestron-nexstar-6se-schmidt-cassegrain-telescope-crop How to choose a telescope SkyWatcher Skyhawk-1145P We hear this question frequently from our customers: “This will be my first telescope, but there are so many to choose from, so I would need some advise about how to choose a telescope…” Then I would ask couple of questions to make sure we go into the correct direction… The question, “what sort of budget you have” or “how much were you planning to spend” might be not that easy to answer, once you know that some telescopes might not serve you as well as others for a certain purpose…, never-the-less it’ll give me an idea about what types of telescopes to discuss with you… Another important question is whether you want to do any astro photography or not.… Read more »