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Best Telescopes for Beginners: Begin Your Journey into the Cosmos

Astronomy is a wonderful hobby and choosing the right Beginner’s Telescope will open up the wonders of our Universe to you. Finding the right beginner’s telescope can be confusing as there are so many types, manufacturers and models to choose from – all making their own claims. Before you can choose the best beginner’s telescope for yourself, it helps to answer some simple questions and this article will help you with the answers tailored to your needs, expectations, lifestyle and budget. Here is what to look for to achieve the best stargazing experience and get it ‘right first time’.

Astro Glossary: What do the Telescope terms mean?

Buying your beginner’s telescope can be a big step, especially if you are not sure what all those terms mean. Below is an explanation of the key telescope terminology. Understanding these key telescope terms will enhance your ability to navigate the world of telescopes and make informed decision when choosing the best beginner’s telescope for you.

Best telescopes for seeing planets: Unlocking the Wonders of the Space

Stargazing has always been a wonderful hobby, and some of the most captivating sights in the night sky are the planets of our solar system. Whether you are a curious beginner or an avid astronomer, choosing the right telescope to see planets can elevate your observations to awe-inspiring heights. In this article, we will explore the best telescopes that provide crystal-clear views of the planets allowing you to embark on an unforgettable celestial journey. We will help best telescope for viewing planets Unlock the Secrets of the Planets with our guide to Planetary telescopes!

New Celestron Telescopes are available now!

New Celestron  Celestron Nexstar Evolution 9.25 HD with Starsense and StarSense Explorer 8" and 10" Dobsonian Telescopes are available now!  Celestron 9.25” EdgeHD optical tube provides superb visual and astro-imaging performance, free of coma and field curvature. Built-in WiFi and rechargeable lithium-iron phosphate battery and supplied with StarSense AutoAlign. 

New William Optics RedCat 71 APO Astrograph Telescopes are in stock now!

This is a larger aperture and the same fast f/4.9 relative of the highly successful RedCat 51 model but is still small and light.  The RedCat71 telescope has an aperture of 71mm and focal length of 348mm (f/4.9) and uses a Petzval optical design which provides a flat 45mm image circle without any additional flattener meaning it can be used with sensors up to full-frame size.

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