Product reviews: 7.5mm SP-Series Super Plossl eyepiece
By: Matt Kelly
Skywatcher seem to have the budget Plossl market well and trully sewnup with their range of Super Plossls priced at a mere £20. One could be forgiven for overlooking these eyepieces as too cheap to be of any use but this is one instance...
Product reviews: Meade Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle 14mm eyepiece
By: Matt Kelly
In recent years there have been an explosion of wide field eyepieces available to the eager astronomer. Due to this massive influx of quality widefielders the price of such eyepieces has been steadily driven down so that now it's not only the richest astronomers who...
By: Tarek Musslimani
A rocket is an independent aeronautical system whose mechanics of motion obey the classical laws of mechanics formulated by Isaac Newton. A rocket is a transport system that is used to transport an object from one place to another. It has two main applications, one...
Product reviews: William Optics SPL 12.5mm eyepiece
By: Matt Kelly
William optics are a superb manufacturer of astronomical equipment amongst which are the fantastic SPL range (standing for Super Planetary Long eye relief). Within the SPL range are the 3mm, the 6mm and the 12.5mm. Whilst the 3mm and 6mm offer very high power...
Product reviews: Celestron Omni 12mm eyepiece
By: Matt Kelly
Celestron's basic Plossl comes in the shape of the Omni. It uses 4 lenses (or elements as they're sometimes known) in a symmetrical layout, that is to say two groups of two lenses spaced closely together. This is a classic Plossl design that has pluses...
Product reviews: Celestron Omni XLT 150 Reflector telescope
By: Matt Kelly
Celestron are a company that excel in optical quality, due in part to their superior starbright XLT lens coatings that cover all their hand figured lenses. The coatings drastically improve light transmission meaning that even the faintest objects are as bright as possible through the...
By: Pat Lunsford
Aliens have been around since antiquity. Archeology has uncovered evidence of technology that was far beyond the capabilities of the ancient cultures of that era. Scientists are amazed at some of the huge monuments that could not have been created without some kind of advanced...
Characteristics of the flower moon
By: Jennifer Watson - 582581
The Full Flower Moon occurs in the month of May. It is called by several other names such as The Full Corn Moon, Planting Moon, The Moon When The Ice Goes Out of the Rivers, The Milk Moon or The Dryad Moon. This is the...
By: Leigh Goessl
In September 2010 astronomers set global society astir with announcements that the discovery of the first potentially habitable planet akin to Earth was found in the Libra the Scales constellation. This announcement was a dream come true for many who have actively been searching for...
Product reviews: Skywatcher 6.3mm SP-Series Super Plossl eyepiece
By: Matt Kelly
Skywatcher'sSuper Plossls are amongst the lowest priced eyepieces available today at a mere £20. As such you could be forgiven for dismissing them altogether, if you did, however, you'd be missing out on an incredible bargain as each one of the SP series can...

 

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