Many people think that Galileo invented the telescope. Maybe you do too. If so, I hate to burst your bubble, but the Galileo telescope was not the first one ever made.
Why then does Galileo get so much attention related to the telescope? Who did invent it and when? Do we still have the original telescopes?
Read on and I’ll tell you a little of what we know.
Continue reading “The Galileo Telescope: What’s the Big Deal?”
You’ve seen the awesome pictures of cool looking deep space objects. Now you’d love to be able to capture some of your
own using astrophotography (also called astroimaging). Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes along with a suitable camera are just the ticket for you.
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Are you unsure of what you’re looking at when gazing at the night sky through your telescope? Are you just beginning your
binoculars journey through the stars? Check out these free star charts made several years ago by Andrew L. Johnson. Continue reading “Night Sky Blues? Get 21 Free Star Charts”