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A Beginner's Guide to Telescopes

How to choose, what to buy, so you can enjoy the nighttime sky

ArticleAstronomy and Astrophotography Techniques and How-Tos - by Michael Peoples, September 13, 2013

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Viewing the heavens through a telescope is a breathtaking venture that will leave you with life-long memories. But before you can have that experience, you must do something more down to earth: Buy a telescope.

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TAGS: Astronomy,  Telescope,  Celestron,  Meade,  Vixen 

Gettng Started In Binocular Astronomy

See the heavens in stereo

ArticleAstronomy and Astrophotography Techniques and How-Tos - by Michael Peoples, August 16, 2013

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Look up and reap the rewards of viewing the heavens with a modern Binocular. Here's what you need to know to get the right gear and get started.

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TAGS: buying guide,  binoculars,  Astronomy,  Astro-Imaging 

Wide Field Astro-Imaging, Part 1: The Gear You Need

Enter the world of astronomy photography

ArticleAstronomy and Astrophotography Techniques and How-Tos - by Michael Peoples, July 29, 2013

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Here's the easiest way to get started capturing the night sky using your DSLR and some basic astrophotography equipment.

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TAGS: DSLR,  Astronomy,  Telescope,  CMOS,  remote,  CCD,  astrophotography 

Wide Field Astro-Imaging, Part 2: Shooting Tips for First Timers

You've got the right stuff, now it's time to look up and get started

ArticleAstronomy and Astrophotography Techniques and How-Tos - by Michael Peoples, July 29, 2013

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Now that you've got the gear you need, here's how to set up and photograph the heavens.

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TAGS: Astronomy,  astrophotography,  Astro-Imaging 

Get Your Telescopes Ready: 2013 Is The Year of the Comets!

From Panstarr to Ison, this is a great year for viewing comets!

ArticleAstronomy and Astrophotography Techniques and How-Tos - by Michael Peoples, March 6, 2013

Gaze the heavens: This year, we expect two major comets, Panstarr and Ison, to be visible. Learn when they will appear, and which telescopes will help you see them clearly.

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TAGS: binoculars,  Astronomy,  Telescope,  astrophotography 

Interested in Astronomy? Here's What You Need To Know about Telescopes

What you need to know before you buy. Updated for Holidays 2012

ArticleOptics Telescopes Gear Guides & Reviews - by Bill Schiffner, November 12, 2012

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Get set for amateur astronomy and some cool winter stargazing with this handy guide on how to buy a telescope. Armed with the right down-to-earth info, your view will be unbeatable.

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TAGS: buying guide,  optics,  buying,  buying tips,  Astronomy,  Telescope 

Pentax K-30 DSLR All-Terrain Rugged Camera

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama News Writer, May 22, 2012

Tags:   DSLR,  pentax,  digital SLR,  APS,  rugged,  Astronomy,  astrophotography,  Pentax K-30 

Canon EOS 60Da, Stellar Astrophotography Camera, Announced

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama News Writer, April 3, 2012

Tags:   canon,  Astronomy,  Canon D60,  astrophotography 

NASA: Nikons in Space!

Blog The ALC Blog - by Adorama News Writer, December 22, 2009

Tags:   low light,  noise,  noise reduction,  Nikon D3s,  Astronomy 

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