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July 2022 Stargazing News and Guide

Can you use the AZ GTi for Astrophotography

Can you use the AZ GTi for Astrophotography

The Skywatcher AZ GTi mount has literally opened so many opportunities to the amateur and budget friendly astronomer. It’s an awesome little mount that really delivers. But – can you use the AZ GTi for Astrophotography? The answer is yes you can. You can use the AZ...

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Are 10×50 binoculars good for stargazing

Are 10×50 binoculars good for stargazing

Yes, 10x50 are really good for stargazing. They are relatively light weight, so are better for holding at eye level for longer periods of time than heavier binoculars. Also, larger binoculars have a more magnified view and means your hands need to be extra still to...

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The Best Telescope for Beginners

With so much choice and so many recommendations just trying to work out which telescopes are great for beginners can feel a mighty challenge.

The Lonely Spaceman has done all the research needed and can recommend a single telescope for you!

 

Best telescope for beginners
Best Winter Constellations

The 7 Best Winter Constellations

For beginners the night sky can feel a little overwhelming. Never fear. the Lonely Spaceman can guide you effortlessly through the night sky with the 7 Best Winter Constellations to be seen tonight!

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