Astronomy Articles

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Landing on Mars is a Distraction

26th Jul, 2021 - 5278 views

I never thought I would be that guy who harumphed about why we should attempt a landing on Mars, I've long dreamed of the day humanity stepped foot on another planet. It is just that going to Mars now seems so irrelevant and uninteresting when we may not have a planet to come back to.

Telescopes for Viewing Deep Space Objects: Nebulae, Star Clusters, and Galaxies

13th Sep, 2018 - 6881 views

The most common mistake among beginners is choosing a telescope that is suitable for bright sky objects thinking that they can also peer into deep space. In this article, we will talk about the gear you'll need in order to observe deep sky objects.

Top 10 Tips for Buying Your First Telescope

23rd Apr, 2018 - 3936 views

Stare into the night sky often enough, admire it for enough nights, and a fuse will be lit. It'll only a matter of time before you buy a telescope. What are the criteria for making a selection? Here are 10 tips to get you started.

Looking Up

5th Mar, 2018 - 3508 views

Our predilection to look to the sky, to feel what we feel and to find fascination where we treasure it, is a curiosity.

The March of TESS

2nd Mar, 2018 - 5872 views

The Transiting Exoplanet Serve Satellite (TESS) is slated on the launch from Earth, no earlier than mid-April 2018, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. From this amazing mission, we hope to find thousands or Earth-sized worlds.

Cool Astronomy Gifts for Christmas

22nd Nov, 2017 - 5910 views

Are you looking for a cool gift this year for the astronomy enthusiast in your life? Check out our suggestions.