Category: Beginner Guides

  • Is The Viewfinder On A Telescope Supposed To Be Upside Down?

    Is The Viewfinder On A Telescope Supposed To Be Upside Down?

    No. In fact, the viewfinder on your telescope is not upside down. The images you see through the viewfinder are opposite to what you would normally see with your naked eye. This is due to the fact that the telescope lens inverts images. So, when you look through the viewfinder, you see the image inverted.…

  • Telescopes vs. Binoculars (What Are the Differences)

    Telescopes vs. Binoculars (What Are the Differences)

    There are many differences between telescopes and binoculars. The most obvious one is the magnification. A telescope can have up to 1000x magnification while a binocular is limited to around 40x. This means that you can see much more detail with a telescope. A telescope also has a narrower field of view compared to a…

  • Are Telescope Eyepieces Universal?

    Are Telescope Eyepieces Universal?

    Yes, most telescope eyepieces are designed to be used with a wide variety of telescopes. However, there are some non-standard eyepieces that are specific to certain types of telescopes, especially cheap amateur ones. In general, however, telescope eyepieces are universal and interchangeable. In this blog post, we will take a look at the different types…

  • Does A Telescope Work In The City? | What Is the Best Location?

    Does A Telescope Work In The City? | What Is the Best Location?

    Yes, a telescope can work in the city. However, you need to have the right telescope for the city, choose the right location, and know when and what to avoid. Most importantly, you want to avoid light pollution, air pollution, and excessive humidity.  City lights are beautiful but can be a hindrance when trying to…