Month: January 2021

How to Use a Planisphere

When you think of star and planet gazing technology, the first item that springs to mind is most likely a telescope. But, before you begin working with such a complex (and expensive) object, you should first try out a planisphere.Planispheres are simple devices that can show you incredibly complex things. The night sky is full …

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Orion AstroView 90mm Refractor Telescope Review

Orion has long been considered one of the best telescope manufacturers on the market, making great sky-spotting devices for beginners, intermediate and expert astronomers.If you’re looking to get into astronomy soon, we can certainly recommend that you go to Orion for your first scope.And one of the best scopes from this reputable manufacturer is the …

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Orion SkyQuest XT8 Dobsonian Telescope Review

When it comes to state-of-the-art, high quality and affordable telescopes, you won’t go far wrong with the Orion company. They have been manufacturing domestic telescopes for decades, garnering massive popularity within the skywatching community.This Orion SkyQuest XT8 Dobsonian scope is no different, with an impressive aperture of around 8-inches, which is capable of gathering plenty …

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