About Skies & Scopes

Skies & Scopes aims to provide insightful, topical and fun content for people interested in learning about space and the universe.

In particular, we aim to provide easy-to-follow guidance to budding astrophotographers, astronomers and stargazers, and showcase the work and expertise of talented people in these areas.

We want to help encourage more people to take mind-blowing pictures of the stars and galaxies or have amazing experiences of seeing them through telescopes and other equipment.


Content for Skies & Scopes is focused on three main areas:

1. Astrophotography

We provide step-by-step guides to things like how to photograph the stars and deep space objects based on expertise that comes from a network of world-leading astronomy photography experts.

We showcase the work of some of these expert astrophotographers to understand how they do what they do so well and share what we can learn from them.

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2. Astronomy & space

We research and analyze recent developments in space exploration and astrophysics to help people to better understand what’s going on in the space sector and to encourage understanding of space and the universe.

All content is researched from reliable sources (such as NASA) and cited accordingly.

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3. Equipment

We review and assess the latest astronomy and astrophotography gear to give people what they need to know when buying and to recommend the best value equipment for all budgets.

All recommendations are based on personal experience and/or conversations and research done with experts in the field.

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Contact the editor

If you have any questions about Skies & Scopes, please contact Anthony, Editor-in-Chief at [email protected] or via the form on our contact page.

I am an amateur astrophotographer and keen space-geek that enjoys learning and advancing my skills. I hope by sharing my learnings through the expertise given by professionals featured on this website to help others improve their night photography and knowledge of the universe.

If you’d like to write for the site about any of the above topics, please get in touch. Opportunities are available for professional and amateur astronomers and astrophotographers to share their expertise and showcase their work.

If you are an astrophotographer (amateur or professional) and would like to feature your photography through a profile piece then please get in touch.


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