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You should know that aperture is the most important feature of a telescope. It is basically the diameter of the light gathering mirror in the telescope. This means that the larger it is the better you will see objects through it. Astronomers use telescopes with apertures that are as large as 400

5 Awesome Facts About The Hubble Telescope

1995 was the time when it showed the world what it was capable of. Its operators allowed it to stare at a random direction for 10 days hoping it would catch something interesting. The lengthy exposure actually paid off with the set of…

Learn How To Read Star Maps

The Night Sky® Star Wheel is the perfect star map for beginners. They are actually made for kids who are quite interested in astronomy. Of course, adults who are looking for an easy way to navigate the sky can use it too. When using this,…

5 Important Tips To Buying A Refracting Telescope

A lot of telescopes in the market get advertised as "high-power". It would be really easy to get attracted to a scope that promises 300x power. What you should know that power is actually overrated when it comes to telescopes. High…

How To Take Care Of Your Telescope

If you have no choice and you really need to clean the lens, there is a proper way to do it. Don't get your microfiber cloth right away and start wiping. This can do the lens a lot of damage. The best way would be to use air in

Astronomy & Cosmology

Unsolved Mysteries Of Space

There are so many stories about the universe. Everything is shrouded in mystery. There are some interesting things about space