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Friday, 7 January 2022  |  Admin
Is the Vanguard Endeavor HD 82A the best Mid-Range Spotting Scope for birdwatching?

I found that the Vanguard Endeavor HD 82A Spotting Scope came out with superb reviews on many websites and only had one real competitor in the mid-range categories, which was a brand that I had not heard of. So, I opted for the Vanguard scope and have not been disappointed with it at all.

Friday, 22 October 2021  |  Admin
Review of the Celestron NexStar 127SLT Computerised GoTo Telescope

I'm writing this review on my new Celestron 127mm Maksutov Cassegrain Nexstar SLT. This telescope is my second purchase for astronomy, more so planetary observation. Overall I'm very impressed with this Celestron Nexstar telescope

Thursday, 23 September 2021  |  Admin
Ideal Telescope for first time users - Celestron PowerSeeker 80AZS Telescope

As a total beginner, I wanted a telescope practically ready to use out of the box ... I wasn't disappointed, from opening the box to complete setup took less than ten minutes ... The price for what you get is ridiculously low, the Celestron Powerseeker telescope has a wide field of view and is easy to use.

Friday, 13 August 2021  |  Admin
How long does the battery charge in a Celestron PowerTank Lithium PRO last

A real world account of the Celestron PowerTank Lithium PRO (18768-CGL) .. I needed a longer lasting telescope power pack due to me doing solar day time and astronomy at night at a dark site where I can't charge anything as there is no mains supply .. It's a major upgrade on its little brother

Friday, 16 July 2021  |  Admin
Review of Celestron Hummingbird 9-27x56 ED Angled Spotting Scope

I have been taking my binoculars with me on many occasions ... I've always been fond of the easy handling and though I liked the idea of being able to increase magnification with something more powerful like a spotting scope .. I discovered the small and friendly-priced Celestron Hummingbird spotting scope

4 CommentsTuesday, 8 June 2021  |  Admin
I had problem with the memory card in my Nextbase 512GW Dashcam

.. a lot of people had the same problem and the fix was a new Dashcam memory card, I also found out that you need the correct speed with the memory card.. So I found PicStop to be the cheapest online and purchased the SanDisk high Endurance 100MBs micro SDXC card 128gb which has given my Dashcam a new lease of life

Thursday, 3 June 2021  |  Admin
How the Celestron Astromaster 114EQ got me started in Astrophotography

It all started when my partner bought me a Celestron Astromaster 114EQ telescope .. a reasonably affordable scope. It's a great starter telescope and I soon had it set up and started looking through the eyepieces. We were lucky to have some clear skies, and it was around the mid-summer that I caught my first ever real-time glimpse of Saturn

Wednesday, 26 May 2021  |  Admin
Review of the compact & lightweight Vanguard Veo 2 265CB Tripod

I decided to look for a compact & lightweight tripod, the Vanguard VEO 2 265CB tripod fitted the bill and at a reasonable price. Easy to put up & take down, just a quarter of a turn on the twist grips allows the legs to extend & then turn the twist grip back to tighten, do the reverse to put back down, the centre column swivels to make it compact for packing away

Tuesday, 18 May 2021  |  Admin
Review of the Celestron 25x70 Skymaster Astronomy Binoculars

I have been wanting a decent pair of astronomy binoculars for a long time. Found PicStop online and am so glad I did. Apart from the fact that they're a really stunning pair of astronomy binoculars to look at, the view is fab too. The case is lovely and makes the carrying comfortable

Tuesday, 20 April 2021  |  Admin
Is the Celestron Astromaster 130EQ a decent beginner telescope ?

This Celestron Astromaster 130EQ Telescope in my personal experience has been a revelation. After watching many videos and reading a few books I thought I’d give a decent beginner scope a try and this one kept popping up as the ideal choice. Let me start by saying it exceeded all my expectations

Tuesday, 16 March 2021  |  Admin
Looking for a good entry level telescope - Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 102AZ

As a newbie to Astronomy I had been looking for a good entry telescope .. Throughout the web there are numerous links to help pick a suitable piece of equipment but as with most things cost can be an issue, too cheap, and I may not get the best sightings, too expensive I may not be able to see the value

Thursday, 18 February 2021  |  Admin
Review of the Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 102AZ Refractor Telescope

This was my first time I have bought a telescope... I picked the Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 102AZ Refractor Telescope .. My main goal was to explore the moon and generally learn more about the night sky locally. The telescope was really easy to set up and within about 30 mins I was ready to go


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