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Tips For Choosing Your First Telescope

Expert advice to help you focus on what’s really important. Read more ›

Categories: Stargazing Gear, Telescopes and Accessories

Product Review: Nikon D810A DSLR Camera

Nikon’s first full-frame camera for astrophotographers is loaded with great features. Read more ›

Categories: Equipment Reviews, Sky Photography

Grab-and-Go Astronomy

Enjoyable night-sky sessions sometimes last only a few minutes. Read more ›

Categories: Observing the Sky, Stargazing Gear, Telescopes and Accessories

SkyNews at AstroCATS

This annual event is the largest astro-gear showcase held in Canada. Read more ›

Categories: Stargazing Gear

Product Review: Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art Series Lens

Is this the best 50mm astro lens ever made? Read more ›

Categories: Equipment Reviews, Sky Photography

Product Review: iOptron SkyGuider Tracking Mount

We test a new portable tracking mount. Read more ›

Categories: Equipment Reviews

Product Review: Celestron’s NexStar Evolution

The Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope continues to evolve. Read more ›

Categories: Equipment Reviews

Telescopes for the Moon

What kind of telescope is best for viewing the Moon? As with so many things, there isn’t a single ‘right’ answer. Read more ›

Categories: Getting Started, Moon and Planets, Telescopes and Accessories

Review: MallinCam Universe Video Camera

SkyNews tests a versatile astronomical imaging system. Read more ›

Categories: Equipment Reviews

Review: Explore Scientific 127ED Apo Refractor

Quality apo refractors are more attractively priced than at any time in the past. Read how this new entry rates in our tests. Read more ›

Categories: Equipment Reviews

Review: Sky-Watcher SynScan GoTo Dobsonian

High-tech meets bargain-telescope design. A shotgun marriage or a match made in heaven? We find out! Read more ›

Categories: Equipment Reviews

Review: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120 Refractor

This new apo refractor provides premium performance . . . at a premium price. Read more ›

Categories: Equipment Reviews
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