Telescope Buying Guide
Astronomers, both professional and amateur, have seen the starry canvas as the key to the universe.
This article is jam packed full of useful telescope and astronomy information to help you choose your next perfect telescope.
There are lots of telescope brands and manufacturers on the market at the moment. Each manufacturer specialises in a particular type of telescope and they all offer different options and accessories.
We have compiled information on the main telescope brands, including, Orion, Zhumell, Meade, Celestron, Takahashi, Bushnell, and Tasco.
When deciding what sort of telescope you should buy there are some key questions to ask.
How much do I want to spend? How often am I going to use my telescope? Where do I want to use my telescope? Am I interested in computerised features?
Which type of telescope is right for me? Which brand do I go for? What accessories do I need?
Having answered these questions you should hopefully know where to start with buying your telescope, you'll be able to better understand the options each telescope offers and find the perfect fit.
These are all questions which hopefully we'll help you answer.
There's plenty of accessories you can add to your telescope, including lenses, eyepieces, filters, and mountings. Read about the types of accessories and which ones are essential for getting the most out of your telescope.