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Telescope Filters | How to Use a Telescope | Part 5

  Astronomical eyepiece filters are a wonderful way to enhance your telescope viewing experience. Telescope filters work by blocking specific parts of the light spectrum, while allowing other wavelengths of light to pass through. Filters can also help reduce...

In the Night Sky | How to Use a Telescope | Part 4

Now that you have your telescope setup it is a good idea to learn a little about the night sky. Many of us are located in an area with a significant light pollution. Fortunately, there are still many things you can see from the city when searching in the night sky....

Equatorial Mount Alignment | How to Use a Telescope | Part 3

Many telescopes, especially small telescopes, come supplied with an Equatorial Mount often described as a German Equatorial Mount. For beginners this type of mount may seem complicated. However, if approached in the right way the setup is fairly straightforward and...

Telescope Eyepiece | How to Use a Telescope | Part 2

As with all optical instruments, Telescopes, Binoculars, Spotting Scopes, Microscopes etc. they all have Eyepieces. It is the telescope eyepiece that does the magnifying. There are many types of telescope eyepiece available some of which are listed below, most...