Observing the Moon and Planets

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Small-Scope Appreciation

You don’t need a big telescope to have big-time fun exploring the wonders of the night sky. Read more ›

Categories: Moon and Planets, Telescopes and Accessories

Moon Time

You can have an enjoyable observing session any time the Moon is in the sky, but for the absolute best telescopic images, it pays to know which lunar phase offers the greatest potential for high-resolution views. Read more ›

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Earthshine Delight

Otherwise known as the ‘old Moon in the new Moon’s arms,’ Earthshine’s faint luminosity can be enjoyed with your eyes alone or with binoculars. Read more ›

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