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Learning about the Stars Using an Astronomy Star Guide

Aspiring astronomers are always told to study the astronomy star guide before they get to start using the telescopes to peer at the twinkling...

The Great Dobsonian Telescope

Isaac Newton and John Dobson: A Great Match If I were John Dobson I would be stoked to have my name paired with the likes...

Stargazing Tips for Beginners

Night Vision When you go outside it will take around 20 to 30 minutes for your eyes to be mostly adapted to the dark –...

Reasons Why Telescopes with Different Types of Electromagnetic Waves are Used...

Satellites fitted with various telescopes orbit the earth. These telescopes detect different types of electromagnetic radiation. So.. Why are telescopes that detect different types of...

Can We Live on that Planet? Water, Science and Life

Checking around the NASA.gov site is really a fun thing to do.  I'm always amazed at how much information is on the site that...

The Future of Space Exploration

What does the future of space exploration look like? This is a question that people have been asking themselves for decades. Only a few...

The Differences Between Astronomy and Astrology

What are the differences between astronomy and astrology? Unfortunately, some individuals think that these two terms can be used almost interchangeably, but nothing could...

Are Astronomy Binoculars Good Enough?

Introduction When it comes to astronomy, it can really feel as if everything is about the equipment. This is not necessarily the case. Plenty of...

What is a Meteorite?

A meteorite is a small object that originates in outer space, enters the Earth’s atmosphere, and survives impact.  Most meteorites come from larger space...

Want to Get Your Kid Interested in Astronomy?

Kids these days have lots of pleasures and conveniences that we didn't just have as kids. There are iPhones, Bluetooth, laptops, tablets and waterproof...
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