Articles By

Fern Pearson

The allure of the cosmos captivates Fern, with its endless wonders and celestial majesty. There’s a unique tranquility, yet an undeniable thrill, in uncovering the intricacies of our vast galaxy. Away from her telescope, Fern finds solace in the pages of a gripping novel, often accompanied by a cup of her favorite tea.

Telescope VS Microscope: Differences & Similarities Explained

You may be doing your homework on different types of optics, or you may be curious about how microscopes stack ...
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Telescope Mount Types Explained: Which is Right for You?

When thinking of a telescope, a long tube on a tripod immediately comes to mind. It’s a given that a ...
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Orion 80mm ED Semi-Apo Binocular Spotting Scope Review

 Do you feel more comfortable using two eyes to see the awesomeness of the night sky? Would you prefer less ...
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Refractor VS Reflector Telescopes: Which Should You Choose?

How different are refracting and reflecting telescopes from each other? Is one type better for a specific telescope use? Which ...
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How Much Does a Telescope Cost? How Much Should You Spend?

There’s a balancing act going on between a telescope’s technical specifications and types of materials and parts used to determine ...
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Understanding Telescope Magnification – How to Choose + Calculations

All you know is that when you look through the telescope, you can see planets and stars in greater detail ...
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SkyWatcher HEQ5 Goto Equatorial Telescope Mount Review

Are you looking to buy your first high-quality mount for astrophotography? Are you new to using GoTo or GEM mounts? ...
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SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro Telescope Mount Review

Sky Watcher tries their hand with a high-end EQ6 mount, and they did a great job with the EQ6R-Pro. It ...
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Celestron CGX Equatorial Telescope Mount Review

The CGX is one of the best GEM mounts in the market and is every bit worth it if you ...
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Celestron Advanced VX Mount Review

Getting into astronomy is an expensive hobby. Getting into astrophotography is even more expensive. Since the mount is what makes ...
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