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Vortex Solo monoculars | Optics Trade Debates

Hello, and welcome to another episode of Optics Trade Debates. We continue with introducing…

Tea 13. December, 2019

Vortex Vanquish | Optics Trade Debates

Hello and welcome to another episode of Optics Trade Debates. In this video, we…

Tea 13. December, 2019

Barlow lens

Magnification of telescopes is calculated by dividing the objective focal length with the eyepiece…

Maja 10. December, 2019
Aperture, focal length and focal ratio

Aperture, focal length and focal ratio

Aperture One of the essential features of a telescope is its aperture. Depending on…

Maja 10. December, 2019
Lowest and highest useful magnification

Lowest and highest useful magnification

Magnification is the ability of a telescope to magnify an object. A lot of…

Maja 10. December, 2019
Light gathering power

Light gathering power

The light gathering power (also light grasp) is an ability of a telescope to…

Maja 10. December, 2019
Limiting magnitude - calculations

Limiting magnitude - calculations

In astronomy, the magnitude refers to a logarithmic measure of the brightness of a…

Maja 9. December, 2019
Secondary mirror

Secondary mirror

A secondary mirror is a small mirror element in reflectors and catadioptric telescopes. It…

Maja 9. December, 2019
Finderscope

Finderscope

A finderscope is a device found on top of a primary telescope. It is…

Maja 9. December, 2019
Tracking

Tracking

Tracking is a phrase in astronomy, which means that a telescope sited on mount…

Maja 9. December, 2019
Guiding

Guiding

With a motor-driven mount, it is essential to know all astronomy terms. The difference…

Maja 9. December, 2019
Slow motion control

Slow motion control

The slow-motion control function is used to make small, precise movements of a telescope…

Maja 9. December, 2019
Slew speed

Slew speed

Moving the telescope from point A to point B in the sky with the…

Maja 9. December, 2019
Types of telescope mounts

Types of telescope mounts

For proper use, a telescope needs to be supported by a telescope mount. The…

Maja 9. December, 2019
GoTo Control

GoTo Control

GoTo control is a unique system that allows the user to locate and track…

Maja 5. December, 2019

Telescope alignment methods

Every telescope needs to be aligned before the first use or if the position…

Maja 5. December, 2019