Telescopes

Author Archives: Zoltan Trenovszki

Daystar Solar Scout 60mm Double Stack Solar Telescope

Daystar Solar Scout 60mm Double Stack Solar Telescope A Review by John an Adviser at 365 Astronomy Recently 365 Astronomy started selling the new Daystar Solar Scout 60mm Double-Stack H-Alpha Solar Telescope, this is a short review after testing the four units that we had in stock.… Read more »

Optolong and ZWO Filters Transmission Report

I’ve come up with this test report of Optolong and ZWO filters not only because we are the main Optolong importers and ZWO distributor in the UK, but because I myself also wanted to see what we sell and whether we should expect any problems, which is of course very important if one wanted happy customers… It was also a response to an article I read on the Cloudy Nights forum: https://www.cloudynights.com/topic/602155-testing-optolong-and-baader-narrow-band-ha-sii-filter/ As you will see this is not a quantitative report, but it will show the tendency and that Optolong and ZWO had good intentions and made positive improvements and that it is safe to buy their filters that were manufactured comparatively recently (i.e.… Read more »

A Comparative Review of TeleVue Nagler, Delite and Delos short Focal-Length Eyepieces

Review by Steve Miles, in association with ‘365Astronomy’ 18/01/2019 Preamble Having owned and used most of the popular amateur telescope types, in varying f-ratios and apertures, I have ended up following a now well-trodden path back to using refractors (though not to the exclusion of the others, all of which of course have their uses).… Read more »

Professional Optics Cleaning with Photonic Red First Contact Polymer – p2

Professional Optics Cleaning with Photonic Red First Contact Polymer – Part 2 In this article we’ll show images related to a cleaning of a really large (in amateur terms) primary mirror of a 18″ Newtonian telescope, a Skywatcher Stargate-450P GOTO telescope.… Read more »