Orion SkyQuest XX16g GoTo Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope Review

Orion Skyquest Xx16g Review

The Orion SkyQuest Dobsonian is huge, heavy, and yet built for ultimate transportation and assembly benefits. The XX16g is a serious telescope for the most serious of astronomy hobbyists. Its price tag, aperture, and truss tube design are tell-tale clues as to who would make

Celestron NexStar 5SE Telescope Review

Celestron Nexstar 5se Review

Between all the NexStar SE telescopes, why would you opt for one of the smaller ones? The NexStar 5SE has a place in the market even though it doesn’t get as much light transmission as the 6SE or 8SE. With StarBright XLT coatings, GoTo, portability,

Celestron Advanced VX800 RASA Telescope Review

Celestron Advanced Vx800 Rasa Review

When you’re tired of amateur scopes that provide mediocre astrophotography benefits, look to an astrograph as an upgrade. They’re expensive, but with customized technology like what the Celestron Advanced VX800 has, you’ll see why it’s not an everyday kind of buy. However, the major sacrifice

Celestron Advanced VX 6 Refractor Telescope Review

Celestron Advanced Vx 6 Refractor Telescope Review

Large aperture. Computerized German equatorial mount. Low maintenance. Possible astrophotography. Sounds like the Celestron Advanced VX 6 Refractor to a T. First impressions? Expensive. After some research and hands-on experience? Worth it. Zooming in… Our Verdict: If you’ve been saving for a while, spending your

Orion SkyQuest XT8i Intelliscope Telescope Review

Orion Skyquest Xt8i Intelliscope Review

What do you get when you merge a Dobsonian with a little bit of electronic tech? The Orion SkyQuest XTi Intelliscope Dobsonian telescope. One of the most affordable of this series is the XT8i model. As an optic that is used as the primary telescope

Orion SkyView Pro 8 GoTo Telescope Review

Orion Skyview Pro 8 Review

The Orion SkyView Pro 8 is a fast Newtonian on an equatorial computerized mount. If you know anything about this type of setup, then you’ll know there are some things to address. While this very telescope pairing legitimately raises eyebrows, they are excellent telescope parts

Celestron NexStar 130 SLT Computerized Telescope Review

Celestron Nexstar 130 Slt Review

Why not go big for your first-time telescope buy with a computerized GoTo telescope? It’s not as expensive as you might think as the Celestron NexStar 130 SLT comes in at a low price point for what it has to offer. As a scope that’s

CPC 1100 XLT GPS Telescope Review (Schmidt Cassegrain)

Celestron Cpc 1100 Xlt Review

Finding it hard to justify spending a few grand on a telescope? You’re not alone. So, you look to what real owners say about it and if it’s really worth the buy. One such scope that costs a good, hefty price is the Celestron CPC

Orion 8 F/8 Ritchey-Chretien Astrograph Telescope Review

Orion 8 Inch F8 Astrograph Review

This is the type of telescope buy that an experienced user looks for to take their imaging skills far beyond the mediocre pictures that come from smaller apertures and inferior optics. To truly get some stunning snap shots of what exists beyond the clouds and