Product reviews: Antares Speers-Waler 17mm eyepiece
By: Matt Kelly
In the past, I have been put off from buying Antares products after purchasing an absolutely atrocious laser collimator from them. Perhaps it's unfair to brand a company off of just one of its products and so when a friend from my local astronomy club...
Product reviews: Antares Speers-Waler 5-8mm zoom eyepiece
By: Matt Kelly
The zoom eyepiece allows astronomers to reach a multitude of focal lengths (magnifications) using only a single unit. In principal this can be a very desirable application as it negates the need to swap eyepieces around, it can be a real pain with an undriven...
Product reviews: Meade 10" LightBridge Dobsonian telescope
By: Matt Kelly
Any Astronomer who lives in a light saturated suburb will value the virtue of portability in their telescope. The Lightbridge is Meade's secret weapon against light pollution, if your struggling with sky glow simply collapse the truss poles and pack it into the back of...
By: Ian Farquharson
Astrology is something that a lot of people take at least a passing interest in. Most people are aware of the star sign for their date of birth and will check out the horoscopes in their local paper from time to time. However, some take...
Best websites for astrologers
By: Carmel Brulez - 538252
Many years ago I knew Russell Grant, the famous English astrologer who set up the British Astrological and Psychic Society. He is an eccentric, jovial man who is quite chatty and witty when working but can be shy when he is not. My family...
Product reviews: Antares 1.25" Binoviewer and eyepiece set
By: Matt Kelly
Binoviewers are one of those objects that divide the Astronomical community, some love them and some loathe them. My personal feeling is that when done right the binoviewer can be a magnificent piece of equipment but if the wrong pair are bought they can prove...
Recommended books for learning about UFOs
By: Jana Louise Smit
Any book written by author Jenny Randles is worth reading and her book UFOs & How to See Them is no different. The author stood as the Director of Investigations with BUFORA for over a decade and is a leading expert on the history and...
How to host a UFO sky watch
By: Jana Louise Smit
Whether you believe in UFO's or not, to hold a sky watch is always fun. This article will help you to plan for such a night with safety and preparation. A sky watch can be held at any location ranging from your back yard to...
Product reviews: Celestron Vibration suppression pads
By: Matt Kelly
Celestron are well known for making quality astronomical items and usually I would never question the integrity of their products. But when I first heard about these pads I thought they sounded like the biggest waste of money, essentially three small pieces of rubber for...
By: Leigh Goessl
Each August the Perseids meteor shower makes its appearance. In 2010 the annual cosmic illumination show appears on Wednesday, August 11 and will maintain the stage until the predawn hours of Friday, August 13. While some years may have other celestial conditions that may hinder...

 

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