Content to help you understand how to buy and use a telescope, binoculars, and other gear for observing the night sky.
Find the most powerful telescopes that you can buy to use at home today
Comparing the different StarSense Explorer telescope models
Find the best telescopes for beginners so you don’t make the wrong choice
We recommend the five best travel telescopes for different budgets
Check out our overview and comparison of all available smart telescopes
Read our hands-on review of this budget smart telescope
These two budget smart telescopes are shaking up the astrophotography world, but which is best?
Learn about all the different mount types and what’s best for astrophotography, from Alt-Az, EQ, to Direct Drive
Learn the pros and cons of the two most common mount types
Harmonic mounts are small and light, but are they right for you?
What does it mean when a mount says it has encoders?
Astronomy Binoculars, Spotting Scopes and Monoculars
Check out our guide to the best binoculars for stargazing
Find the best spotting scopes to use for stargazing and even astrophotography
Find the five best monoculars for stargazing & astrophotography
What are the differences between spotting scopes and telescopes?
Read our beginners guide to using a night vision device for stargazing
Introduction to EAA and how it differs from regular astronomy
The best free tools to use to understand what will be visible to you on any night
Find out what to view in the night sky month-by-month this year
Use our free focal ratio calculator to work out how fast your telescope is