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New Celestron Super Polaris C8 Telescope!

New Celestron Super Polaris C8 Telescope!

This will be a fun hobby once I get through the GoTo system learning curve. There is very little online informatio for the Vixen Sky Sensor 2000 PC… I will have it mastered soon… Here is a list of my equipment so far; Celestron Super Polaris C8 Telescope Vixen German Equatorial Mount Polar Alignment Scope […]

October 21, 2012 | 16 Comments More
Celestron SkyProdigy 6 Telescope Tour

Celestron SkyProdigy 6 Telescope Tour

More Info: www.celestron.com Instructions on how to assemble StarScout telescope kit by Learning Encounters Video Rating: 0 / 5

October 17, 2012 | 2 Comments More
Celestron Telescopes

Celestron Telescopes

Celestron EDGE HD 800,Celestron C5 Skywatcher HEQ5 goto mount

October 14, 2012 | 5 Comments More
How to Use Telescopes : Telescope Maintenance

How to Use Telescopes : Telescope Maintenance

Clean telescope lenses and mirrors only every few years and never use a T-shirt or finger to wipe viewing surfaces. Maintain a telescope in working order with an observatory director in this free astronomy video. Expert: Rocky Alvey & Billy Teets Bio: Rocky Alvey is the assistant director of the Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory and has […]

October 10, 2012 | 13 Comments More
[BBC] Historic Jodrell Bank telescope fears closure

[BBC] Historic Jodrell Bank telescope fears closure

2008.03.09 Scientists at one of the world’s most advanced observatories are facing an uncertain future, with a closure threat hanging over its flagship project. Jodrell Bank in Cheshire, home of the landmark Lovell Telescope, is part of a network of seven giant astronomy dishes in the eMerlin project. The Science and Technology Facilities Council is […]

October 6, 2012 | 9 Comments More
Astrophotography: Guided Telescope Setup

Astrophotography: Guided Telescope Setup

This is the setup I use for astro-photography. Featuring the Takahashi 150 scope, EQ6 mount, Orion Cams, and Craig Starks Software for guiding and image acquisition. Video Rating: 4 / 5

October 3, 2012 | 15 Comments More
Save The Last Great Telescope

Save The Last Great Telescope

The Green Bank Telescope (GBT) is the world’s largest fully steerable radio telescope and the world’s largest land-based movable structure. It is part of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) site at Green Bank, West Virginia, USA. NRAO is located in the National Radio Quiet Zone, a 13000 mile zone where all radio transmissions are […]

September 29, 2012 | 17 Comments More
Astronomy Now's guide to solar observing 6 - Image processing basics.m4v

Astronomy Now’s guide to solar observing 6 – Image processing basics.m4v

So, you’ve snapped hundreds of shots of the Sun, now what? Nick Howes explains how to stack your images using two of the most widely used software packages, Registax and AviStack. REMEMBER! NEVER EVER look directly at the Sun, with your naked eye or through a telescope, as this will cause immediate and permanent blindness! […]

September 25, 2012 | 27 Comments More
Celestron Astromaster 114EQ Telescope Assembly

Celestron Astromaster 114EQ Telescope Assembly

Basic instructions for the assembly of the Celestron Astromaster 114EQ Telescope. I hope that I’ve made these instructions simple and clear enough so that anyone without any experience with a telescope can put their telescope together without any problems. REMEMBER/WARNING: Always read and follow the instructions provided with your telescope. This is only to help […]

September 21, 2012 | 11 Comments More
How to use Sky-Watcher Heritage 76 Telescope

How to use Sky-Watcher Heritage 76 Telescope

Heritage 76 features Highly affordable and easy to use Dobsonian base, perfect for beginners Great all-around astronomical viewing performance Aluminized and overcoated mirrors Carefully engineered to combine ease of use, extreme portability and consistent performance in an affordable package Enough light gathering power to allow simple study of galaxies, star clusters, and nebulae. Diameter: 76mm, […]

September 18, 2012 | 45 Comments More