Review: Sky-Watcher’s New Dual-Mode Mount

This hefty mount can operate as either an altazimuth or an equatorial, promising accurate GoTo and tracking. We put it through its paces.

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Review: iOptron’s SkyTracker Ultraportable Camera Mount

Compact and practical tracking platforms upgrade your DSLR’s astro-potential without the need for a telescope mount — or a telescope. We test the latest entry.

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Review: The Versatile AllView Mount

Sky-Watcher’s innovative new mount works for both telescopes and time-lapse astro-imaging.

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GoTo Telescopes Reconsidered

How one experienced observer joined the GoTo-telescope brigade.

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Choosing a Big Scope First

Sometimes it makes sense to dive into the deep end of the pool.

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Review: MallinCam VSS+ Colour Video Camera

A new window on the universe from your backyard.

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Small-Scope Appreciation

You don’t need a big telescope to have big-time fun exploring the wonders of the night sky.

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Choosing Binoculars for Stargazing

These double-barrelled optical wonders will enhance your exploration of the night sky.

Telescope Glossary

Can’t tell a Maksutov from a Newtonian? In the dark about the difference between resolution and focal ratio?  This  glossary of optical terminology will help.

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