How To View The Christmas Comet 46P/Wirtanen

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The comet, coined the Christmas Comet, because of it’s timing, is the thing to track right now. This, the 46P/Wirtanen, will be the brightest comet this year. If you are into stargazing, get ready, as it will be its brightest on December 16, 2018 but should also be visible 14-18 December. You don’t need a … Read more

What’s the Best Telescope For Kids for Stargazing?

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Encouraging children to stargaze helps expand their minds. Children are naturally curious and so introducing them to a telescope or a good set of binoculars to check out the night sky helps them develop a broader understanding of the world around them. Finding the best telescope, however, can be slightly daunting. This telescope buying guide looks at … Read more

What You Can Expect To See With A Home Telescope

We see jaw-dropping impressive images on social media and the Internet of the planets, galaxies, and nebula. Most of these are taken with highly sophisticated equipment. These are the Hubble type images, and not quite what you will see through a home telescope. What can you expect to see with a home telescope? If you are … Read more

More Than 10 Best Places in the World to Stargaze

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You’ve got yourself a telescope for viewing planets, but where are the best places in the world to stargaze? Here are 10 best places in the world to stargaze. We include some from the National Geographic list as the world’s best stargazing sites to use those best features of your telescope or astronomy binoculars. 1. Atacama … Read more

4 Best Telescopes For Viewing Planets: Pros and Cons

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Looking for a telescope to see planets? And, you’re probably wanting the best telescope for the money, right? You’ve already searched through an assortment of beginner’s telescopes but you’re still looking. You’re still wondering what telescopes can see the planets. The following covers telescopes for planet viewing and this includes Go-To telescopes (i.e. computerized) that are … Read more

Important Features to Consider When Buying a Telescope

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What telescope should you buy?  What features should you consider and what do they mean? Knowing these things helps when you are searching for the right telescope for you or your child. Otherwise, it can be frustrating for you, especially if you are a beginner looking for a telescope for night sky viewing. The following description of … Read more