Is it possible to fix antique scopes or binoculars so that they can be used today? Antiques command great respect, but modern appliances offer advantages that old models do not have. Collectors are a...
Binoculars, as opposed to monoculars or telescopes, allow you to see an object in three dimensions. By focusing on an object through two lenses, at slightly different angles, you get depth perception....
For thousands of years, human beings have used the night sky to navigate, keep track of the seasons, and inspire myths and legends. The tradition of naming stars is as old as history itself. B...
The sport of bird watching has been around for years and, right behind gardening, is the second fastest growing hobby in America. It has been said that learning to bird is like getting a lifetim...
Often times you will see telescopes for sale that claim big magnifications such as up to 1000X power or 500X power. And while this isn't a false claim because the instrument in reference will actu...
It's hard to go out anywhere now a day's without seeing a large number of people carrying some form of digital camera. Weather it's around their necks or in their pockets, majority of them carries one...
William Herschel was possibly the greatest astronomer of the 18th Century. He made many discoveries including the finding of Uranus. But his biggest claim to fame was his ability to build telescopes....
The Telescope turns 400 years old this year and in four century period astronomers and telescope makers have been continually making larger and larger telescopes in order to peer deeper and deeper ...
The Telescope turns 400 years old this year and in four century period astronomers and telescope makers have been continually making larger and larger telescopes in order to peer deeper and deepe...
You don't need a telescope to see a lot of wonderful things in the night sky. For example five of the planets are often readily visible with the naked eye. There are lots of amazing things you can...