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Telescopes

Thursday, 29 August 2019  |  Admin
Seeking the ideal spotting scope - Review of the Celestron 20-60x60mm UpClose Straight Spotting Scope

I have looked at a number of spotting scopes suitable for birdwatching, borrowing one to start with. I have just received my Celestron 20-60 x 60 and am delighted with it.

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1 CommentWednesday, 10 October 2018  |  Sam Lancaster
Does the Celestron Regal M2 80ED Spotting Scope offer you bang for your buck?

Sitting at the highest end of spotting scopes is Celestron’s Regal M2. It’s a large scope with a large price tag. Would there be any bang for your buck? Let’s see if it’s worth saving up for.

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Monday, 1 October 2018  |  Sam Lancaster
Is the Celestron Landscout 10-30 x 50 the best cheap spotting scope

Leaning towards the cheaper end of the spotting scope market is the Landscout 10-30 x 50, a small offering by optics company Celestron.
Spotting scopes have two major uses: spotting animals and for checking targets in firing ranges. Is this compact spotting scope powerful enough to do either?

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Tuesday, 14 November 2017  |  Sam Lancaster
Is it worth buying an astronomy telescope for under £150?

Is it worth buying an astronomy telescope for under £150? .. Iíve chosen to look at the Celestron Inspire 70AZ Refractor telescope, an entry level telescope from a leading optical manufacturer Celestron

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Friday, 6 October 2017  |  Admin
Attaching a Camera to Your Celestron Telescope

A great way to take pictures of terrestrial objects or even pictures of the moon - a video help guide by Celestron

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Thursday, 28 September 2017  |  Admin
Know your Astronomy Telescopes - Which one is right for me?

The world of astronomy is growing in popularity by the day. Those that wish to gaze even further into the night sky can do so with the aid of a telescope. An Astronomy Telescope allows the human eye to experience another galaxy. When deciding on which telescope is right for you, it is essential that you know how to differentiate the three most popular types so you can carefully select the right one for your requirements.

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Friday, 8 July 2016  |  Admin
Review & set up of the Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ-MD (Motor Drive) Telescope

The Celestron AstroMaster range of telescopes are a popular next step for those who are developing their interest in the cosmos and so investing money into the larger, higher powered scopes. I consider myself a competent novice having had a scope in the past, I decided I needed a better scope to take me through to the next level and so ordered a Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ-MD from PicStop.co.uk . Then it was just a matter of eagerly awaited delivery.

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Friday, 13 November 2015  |  Admin
Review of the Skywatcher Explorer 130P SynScan AZ GoTo Telescope

I couldnít wait to get the new Skywatcher Explorer 130P GoTo Telescope out of the box and put it to the test this week Ė I even got to take it home with me for a night! Thankfully, for a change, the skies were clear. First things first, this is a magnificently simple little telescope to use, but has the optical power and performance that would easily satisfy advanced observers, making it ideal for newbies and veterans alike. Iíd class myself as somewhere in between the two, so itís inÖvery capable hands.

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