moon

See the mysterious Lunar X

The Lunar X is a relatively-unknown feature that comes and goes on the surface of the Moon. It’s visible for about an hour each month when light from the Sun […]

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What can you do with a saxon F767 reflector telescope?

The Saxon F767 Newtonian Reflector Telescope is a beginner’s Newtonian reflector telescope. While it may be inexpensive, the alt-azimuth mount makes it very easy to use and the optics provide a high […]

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Mars Opposition - July 27th 2018

  What is the Mars Opposition? This July, Mars gears up to be Earth’s best friend as it becomes its red shiny neighbour. Known as the opposition, it’ll have stargazer […]

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The Best Telescopes Review of 2017 Banner

Wow, 2017 really flew by! Once again, we have compiled our new Best Telescopes this year 2017 which was well received last year. In 2017, some new telescopes such as the Celestron Inspire Series telescopes have impressed and set the scene with new features and better optics. Longstanding favourites such as the Celestron Astromaster Series and Saxon Dobsonians also appear in the list again. Compared to last year, we consider a few more categories for new telescopes users, such as best land viewing telescopes, best manual telescopes for kids, and more. Read on to see our ratings.

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Perth

Great Starter Reading Kit for Perth Amateur Astronomers. Find out great places to observe near Perth, WA, list of amateur astronomy societies and some handy travel-friendly scopes.

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The Moon Phase Cycle (Explained with Oreo Cookies)

This infographic offers a simple and friendly explanation of Moon Phases with the help of Oreo Cookies! I can’t think of a better way to learn about Moon Phases… by […]

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The Solar Eclipse In Australia

We’re gearing up for the upcoming Solar Eclipse. Completely visible in Cairns, Australia but partial eclipses are visible around Australia and New Zealand! Here’s an inforgraphic for your reference. If […]

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Been thinking about the types of telescopes suitable for little children. The more I think about it, the lesser sense it makes to try and classify telescopes in that way. […]

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