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!
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.
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.