Archive for August, 2011

Meade Telescope

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Getting More for You Money with a Meade Telescope

There are so many different brands of telescopes on the market, trying to find one that meets your needs and your budget is no easy task. One name that you can always count on to provide you with superior quality at exceptional prices is Meade Telescope. Meade has been building telescopes for many years and is often associated with entry level or school grade telescopes that are perfect for beginners.

In order to find out which Meade telescope is right for your needs, you will find that the web is filled with reviews and information about each of the different models that they have to offer. You should consider how serious you are about this new hobby and then look at the reviews to see which one most closely matches your needs. Once you have decided which model you want, you will find that has a very large selection of Meade telescopes at extremely low prices for you to choose from.

Astronomy Cameras

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Time to Put Away the Film

For many years the only way you could take a decent picture of what you were seeing through your telescope was to attach special fittings to it and attach a top quality 35mm cameras to it. While this did produce very high quality images, you had no way to know whether you actually go the shot or not until you had the film developed and the images printed. Today’s astronomy cameras such as those available at are all digital and offer you several advantages.

Not the least of which is the ability to monitor what the camera is seeing and capture as many images as you want. The pictures are all very clear and by using the right software, you can enlarge and enhance them so that you can see the details very clearly and of course you can print off as many copies as you need to as often as you need them.

Astronomy Camera

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

A Digital Astronomy Camera Can Change Your View

Being able to use your telescope to gaze at the stars can be an amazing experience, but so many of the things you get to see are fleeting and impossible to share. Such is the life of the average amateur astronomer that is unless you decide to invest in an astronomy camera. The latest round of digital cameras is purpose built to fit onto your telescope and let you capture images of everything you see.

With a digital astronomy camera you can transfer all of the images you take right onto your computer where you can share them with others in your home or send them anywhere in the world. You can create your own scrap book or use the images you capture for research and learn more about what you are seeing. You will find a selection of the latest astronomy cameras available at

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