Affiliate Disclosure

Welcome to Skies & Scopes, a haven for those who gaze at the stars with wonder and curiosity. Our primary goal is to offer invaluable advice on techniques, equipment, and resources for both astrophotography enthusiasts and amateur astronomers. To ensure we can continue delivering top-notch content without compromising on quality, we’ve incorporated affiliate links within our platform.

What are affiliate links?

For those unfamiliar, affiliate links are specialized URLs that track the traffic we send to our partner’s websites. When you make a purchase using one of these links, we receive a modest commission. However, this comes at no additional cost to you. These commissions play a pivotal role in supporting our operations, allowing us to continue sharing our vast knowledge and passion for the cosmos.

Affiliate Programs and Their Relevance

Our commitment to authenticity means we’re selective about our affiliations. We’ve partnered with esteemed retailers and brands in the astronomy and astrophotography domain, including:

  • Renowned for its vast array of quality products.
  • A trusted name in the astronomy equipment industry.
  • Offering a diverse range of products catering to both beginners and seasoned astronomers.
  •,,, and Each of these platforms is recognized for its customer-centric approach, prompt delivery, and competitive pricing.
  • and Manufacturers that have carved a niche for themselves with their innovative products.

These affiliations are not random but are the result of careful consideration, ensuring they align seamlessly with our content and the interests of our readers.

Transparent Earnings Disclaimer

While we do earn from qualifying purchases made through our affiliate links, we want to emphasize that this doesn’t inflate the price you pay. Interestingly, our commission structure is designed in a way that it remains fairly consistent across products, ensuring our content’s integrity isn’t compromised for monetary gains.

Commitment to Honest Reviews

At Skies & Scopes, our allegiance lies with our readers. We firmly believe that our long-term success hinges on the trust we build with you. This philosophy means we never accept sponsorships that could skew our editorial stance. Every review, recommendation, and piece of advice comes from a place of genuine experience and belief, even if it occasionally means sacrificing immediate profits.

Privacy Considerations

We deeply respect your privacy. Engaging with our affiliate links will never jeopardize your personal data or online security. For those keen on understanding the intricacies of our data handling practices, our Privacy Policy offers comprehensive insights.

See also our Terms of Service and Cookie Policy.

Invitation to Contact

Open dialogue is the cornerstone of trust. If you have any reservations, queries, or feedback regarding our affiliate practices or anything else, we’re all ears. Connect with us via our Contact Page.

Clear Disclosure Location

Transparency is a virtue we uphold. To ensure you’re always informed, our affiliate disclosure is prominently placed in the footer of our website, making it accessible on every post and page.

Consistent Tone and Language

We envision our platform as a space where complex astronomical concepts are broken down into friendly, digestible conversations. This ethos reflects in our disclosure, where we aim for clarity without the jargon.

Adherence to Program and FTC Requirements

Beyond our internal standards, we’re also bound by the guidelines of our affiliate partners and the Federal Trade Commission. We pledge to always operate within these frameworks, ensuring our practices are above board and in the best interest of our readers.

Thank you for being a part of the Skies & Scopes community. Your trust fuels our passion, and we promise to always uphold the highest standards of integrity and transparency.

For more information, please also see our About page.