Astronomy Equipment Reviews

Welcome to the home of all our Astronomy Equipment Reviews. This includes telescopes reviews, filter reviews and so on. Our telescope reviews can be reached with this link.

Celestron NexStar 8SE Review
The NexStar 8SE is the biggest scope in Celestron's NexStar range. It is a brilliant scope for the money and has a lot that's right about it. However, there are two flaws that you must know about before you buy. Find out what they are in our comprehensive NexStar 8SE review.
Celestron’s AstroMaster Telescope Range Reviewed
The AstroMaster range of telescopes from Celestron offers a great, low-budget entry into astronomy. They're ideal for beginners and children, but there are many models. We review seven of the most popular, in detail, and recommend the best.
Our Guide to the Best Moon Filters
Looking at a gibbous moon through your telescope is really bright, which means you just won't see the detail which brings the lunar surface to life. You need a lunar filter to rescue your eyes and put some contrast back!
Best Telescope Eyepiece Set
Telescope accessory sets with eyepieces and filters are a great investment for new astronomers. We look at top brands to see which kit is the best for you.
Sky-Watcher Collapsible 8″ Dobsonian Telescope Review
IntroductionThe Sky-Watcher 8” Collapsible Dobsonian telescope is a travel-friendly, yet powerful amateur telescope that retails in the sub-$500 price range.[...]
The Best Vibration Suppression Pads for Astronomers
You can do a lot to reduce vibrations in your telescope's eyepiece, but vibration suppression pads can make a huge difference. We review three market leaders... and find ONE clear winner!
Best Telescope Filters for Deep Sky Objects
When you've been stargazing from your backyard for a while, you get an uncontrollable lust for more detail in your deep space objects. Telescope filters are the way to do this cheaply and effectively and these are six of the best.
Celestron X-Cel LX Eyepiece Review
Celestron's X-Cel LX eyepieces are their mid-tier, wide field of view eyepieces. I get hands-on with them and discover whether they are worth your money.
Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ Review
The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ is the most popular of Celestron's beginner range. Find out what makes it such a great first telescope and what you need to know to deal with its flaws.
Orion SpaceProbe 130ST Newtonian Reflector Telescope Review
Orion's SpaceProbe 130ST telescope is a very popular model for beginners. Read our full review to discover why so many new backyard astronomers buy it.