“Christmas Comet” 46P Wirtanen – 2018 Close Approach Information

Comet Wirtanen swings by the Sun every 5.5 years or so, and because of this orbital period it can vary in brightness and proximity to the Earth each time. This year however we are in for a real treat with Wirtanen’s flyby being the closest and brightest for the next 20 years and right around […]

Which Telescope Should you Buy First?

So you want to buy a telescope. Where do you start? There are lots of different types of telescopes (Refractor, Reflector, Newtonion, Dobsonian, Astrograph etc) and they all have their pros and cons, however here we present 4 different types of telescope setups (from cheap to expensive) that cover the majority of the most popular […]