Read reviews of astrophotography and astronomy equipment. Including the best cameras, lenses and tripods for astrophotography, and the best telescopes and binoculars for stargazing.

14 06, 2019

Best camera for astrophotography [2019]

2019-06-15T17:44:46+00:00June 14th, 2019|

In this article, we assess the best cameras from the leading manufacturers to give recommendations on the best cameras for astrophotography in 2019. If you are looking for an entry-level DSLR camera that works for astrophotography, then we recommend the Pentax K-70. As part of this website's astrophotography masters series, we have asked some of the world's [...]

14 06, 2019

9 best telescopes to buy (2019)

2019-06-15T16:53:40+00:00June 14th, 2019|

With hundreds to choose from it can be hard to work out the best telescope to buy. For any beginner, we recommend the Celestron Nexstar 4SE telescope as a perfect choice For a great kid's telescope, go for the Orion Funscope If you're looking for something more advanced, check out the Celestron Nexstar Evolution 9.25" See [...]

18 01, 2019

Best camera tripod [Top 5 in 2019]

2019-01-19T18:18:38+00:00January 18th, 2019|

For astrophotography, it is absolutely essential to have a sturdy camera tripod. Most importantly, you need to be able to rely on it for complete stillness as you take those long-exposure shots of the night sky, but there are also other factors to consider. Below we provide an overview of what you need to consider and [...]

18 01, 2019

Best lens for astrophotography [Top 5 for 2019]

2019-02-26T10:55:50+00:00January 18th, 2019|

What is the best lens for astrophotography? In this article, we analyze and recommend five of the most popular wide-angle lenses for night sky photography in 2019. To help truly find the best equipment with proven success, as part of our astrophotography masters series, we have asked some of the best photographers in the world what astrophotography lenses [...]

6 10, 2018

5 best astronomy binoculars [2019 buying guide]

2019-02-28T09:59:49+00:00October 6th, 2018|

Astronomy binoculars make for a great alternative to telescopes. They are generally smaller, more portable, easier to use and cheaper. Many recommend starting out with binoculars before investing in a telescope if you are a beginner getting into stargazing. This can be great advice and a good pair of astronomy binoculars will increase the number of [...]

5 10, 2018

Best computerized telescope [2019 buying guide]

2019-02-28T10:04:00+00:00October 5th, 2018|

Computerized telescopes can be fantastic for beginners or experienced stargazers alike. With a computerized telescope, a computer is in-built into the telescope and locates the planets, galaxies and other objects that you want to see for you. This contrasts to a regular telescope where you need to locate the objects manually. Computerized telescopes (also known as [...]

2 09, 2018

23 great gift ideas for space-lovers (kids & adults)

2018-10-13T16:56:45+00:00September 2nd, 2018|

If you know someone that is a budding stargazer or a keen astronomer, we've brought together some great gift ideas to suit all ages and any budget. From dog collars to wall art to telescopes. To inspire your gift shopping and help you spend more time stargazing and less time in overcrowded shops, we have gathered a [...]

25 01, 2018

Celestron Nexstar: which model to buy? [Reviewing the SE & SLT range]

2018-10-06T17:08:24+00:00January 25th, 2018|

The Celestron Nexstar range of computerized telescopes are some of the most popular on the market for being some of the highest quality and best value for money. There are eight telescopes in the range - four in the SE category, and four in the SLT category. Below we break down the differences and analyze what [...]