Review: Orion 10014 SkyQuest XT 4.5 Telescope

If you’re looking for a high-quality portable telescope, you need not look further than the Orion 10014 SkyQuest XT 4.5 Classic Dobsonian. The 10014 is great choice for both beginners and experienced astronomers, and is an excellent choice for a portable telescope. You’ll also find that the Orion 10014 is a great value and a … Read more

Review: Orion 8945 SkyQuest XT8 Telescope

The star constellation Orion, named so because of the hunter of Greek mythology, is one of the most recognizable collections of stars in the night sky. And now, the excellent Orion 8945 SkyQuest XT8 allows astronomers to see it like never before, with its state-of-the-art clarity and its value for money. The Orion name brand … Read more

Orion 10015 StarBlast 4.5 Astro Reflector Review

The Orion StarBlast 4.5 (10015) is an excellent choice of telescope for beginners who are eager to begin their astronomical careers, as well as for intermediate astronomers who can utilize its features for the best extraterrestrial viewing. The StarBlast 4.5 comes from the ever trusted Orion brand of telescopes, which is known for producing high-quality scopes … Read more

Orion SkyQuest XT10 Classic Dobsonian Telescope (8946)

The 10-inch SkyQuest Dobsonian telescope from Orion has one of the largest apertures in Orion’s line of XT telescopes. Boasting impressive light-gathering capabilities and impressive optics, this scope provides astronomers with clear images of all kinds of planets, stars, and nebulae. At the same time, the SkyQuest boasts a strikingly simple design that makes it … Read more

Orion StarBlast 4.5 Equatorial Reflector Telescope (09798)

The Orion StarBlast 4.5 is one of the company’s line of reflector telescopes. This scope, with its 4.5 in. aperture and decent optics, provides views that make it an excellent value for beginning astronomers who do not want to spend large sums of money on their first or second telescopes. In addition to these views, … Read more

Orion StarBlast 6 Astro Reflector Telescope (10016)

The Orion StarBlast is one of Orion’s line of reflector telescopes. Offering one of the largest apertures of the series, it boasts correspondingly strong optics that make it an appealing choice for both beginning and seasoned astronomers. Perhaps almost as important, the StarBlast possesses a compact tabletop design that allows it to be easily transported … Read more

Orion 9024 AstroView 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope

Orion’s pleasing AstroView telescope is a 90mm equatorial refractor telescope. As such, it uses the refractor technology to produce clear images of the nighttime sky. Possessing strong reviews from other owners, and boasting strong optical specs and a sturdy design, it is an appealing choice for experienced and amateur astronomers alike. These features in combination … Read more

Review: Orion 09007 SpaceProbe 130ST Equatorial Reflector Telescope

The SpaceProbe from Orion is a solid and relatively inexpensive telescope ideal for beginners to the hobby. It provides you with Orion’s clear and precise guidance for amateurs along with strong optical abilities to give you clear and engaging views of the nighttime sky. Praised by reviewers for the quality of its images, the SpaceProbe … Read more

Best Telescopes Under $1,000

There are many telescopes on the market today. Even limiting your budget to less than $1,000 can leave you with an overwhelming array from which to choose. However, there are a few characteristics that define the best of these scopes. For instance, large apertures, top notch refractor technology, strong optics, portability, and ease of assembly … Read more

Best Binoculars Reviews: Compact, Hunting, and Birding

Binoculars present a useful tool for observing nature, birds, animals, shows, and sports from a distance. The best binoculars provide magnification of distant objects and allows them to be focused and clear through the binocular lenses in order to provide a pleasing viewing experience. While binoculars come with many different features, there are a few … Read more