Update 2016/04/27: As I get some questions, comments and even criticisms about a particular aspect of this article, I thought it was time to do an update to try and clarify some things, and also add images from my newest OTAs. So, some people tell me that images are not a good indication of the […]
Planetary Shootout: Jupiter with Refractor, Maksutov, Newtonian, SCT
March 18, 2015 // by ecuador
The easy solar filter: Baader Astrosolar Film on aperture mask cover.
March 15, 2015 // by ecuador
One of the best and least expensive solutions for observing the sun with a telescope is to use the Baader Astrosolar Safety Film. There are many places that will sell you a pre-mounted filter for your telescope, or you can make it yourself and save money. For example, by gluing strips of cardboard around the […]