Astronomical Measurements

Calculating Earth Mass

Massive suns, billions of years, the vastness of space – astronomy is literally a science of epic proportions. Considering this, the measurements we use for every day practical purposes, such … Read more

Best Telescopes for Kids

Telescope for Kids

A telescope opens up a whole new world to children. However, not all children’s telescopes are made equal. Some are nothing more than gimmicks barely passable as the real deal. … Read more

Telescope Accessories Buying Guide

Telescope Accessories

The feeling of excitement from purchasing your first telescope can quickly turn to frustration and disappointment if you lack the correct accessories. A telescope on its own is a powerful … Read more

Stellar Evolution

Stellar Nurseries

When we look to the stars, we look to the past. Light always plays catch-up with time, and the stars we see are evidence of this. A wonderful anomaly, it … Read more

Beginner Astrophotography Guide


Astrophotography is the science and art of photographing space and all its treasures. From the beautiful images found in astronomy magazines, to amateur shots using nothing more than a camera … Read more

Best Astrophotography Books

Best Astrophotography Books

Astrophotography appeals to everyone – hobbyist astronomers, amateur lifestyle photographers, and professionals alike. It is a unique blend of science, photography and art wrapped into one very rewarding experience, but … Read more

Terrestrial Planets

Terrestrial Planets

An assortment of strange and wonderful celestial bodies lie within the boundaries of our Solar System. Planets are of particular interest to amateur astronomers and professional scientists alike. Perhaps it … Read more

Celestial Bodies

Celestial Bodies

A Short Encyclopedia of Celestial Bodies Look up on a dark, clear night. The sky is scattered with points of light; some dim and others bright. There are stars in … Read more