Observing (9)

Telescope for Beginners: Visual Astronomy or Astrophotography?

So, you’ve spent a fair amount of time researching telescopes at your local astronomy shop as well as online and you’ve skimmed through all the Internet forums and websites you could find in the hope of deciding on your first telescope. You want to observe…

Visual astronomy: Observing the Sky

Visual astronomy means observing the night sky directly through the eyepiece of a telescope, which means that the inherent limitations of the human eye must be taken into consideration, mainly that you can’t see colors in the dark and you need a certain quantity of…

Which telescope for stargazing?

Below, you will find a selection of the best telescopes for observing the Moon, the planets and the deep sky objects. Okay, best telescopes, that may be a subjective point of view since your preferences and mine may differ. But I tried to select one…

Observing the Sun With a Telescope

Amateur astronomy is mainly a nighttime hobby since you can’t see the stars during the day. But there is one star you can see: the Sun! Solar observation is actually quite fascinating, but you need to be extremely careful whenever you’re trying to look at…