Looking for the best beginners telescope? Read our in-depth guide and learn which telescope is best for you.
Not sure what all the different types of telescope are? Confused by all the talk of dobsonians, newtonians, reflectors and refractors? Read our telescope guide here.
Want to know the difference between an equitorial mount and an alt-az mount? Not sure if you should have a motorised mount or a dobsonian? Read our mount guide here.
Already got a telescope? Curious what you can do with one once you decide which telescope is for you? Read our beginners astronomy guide and start stargazing now!
When you're getting started with astronomy you can get overwhelmed by the amount of information there is out there. We've come up with our five top tips for new astronomers so you can enjoy your new hobby as much as possible and get the best out of your new telescope.
Eyepieces are one of the parts of a telescope most frequently overlooked by beginners. Hopefully you got some with your telescope, but over time you might want to expand your selection, or at least understand best way to use the eyepieces you already have.
Collimation is the name given to aligning the mirrors or lenses in a telescope so that they reflect/refract the light into the eyepiece at the correct angle. Of all the beginner's telescopes we recommend, the only ones that will really need collimating are the newtonian reflectors. Our guide shows you how to collimate your telescope quickly and easily.
One of the biggest questions for anyone who is thinking about buying a telescope is what they'll be able to see. It's a good question, and one that isn't easy to answer.