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Astronomy Equipment Reviews

Welcome to the home of all our Astronomy Equipment Reviews. This includes telescopes reviews, filter reviews and so on.

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!
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.
What is a Telrad Finder, and How Do I Use It?
The Telrad finder sight was designed in the 1970s and the fact that it has changed little since then is[...]
Sky-Watcher Collapsible 8″ Dobsonian Telescope Review
Quick NavigationIntroductionCelestron Omni SpecificationsCelestron Omni XLT 102 Pros and ConsOverview of the Celestron Omni XLT 102What Owners Say About the[...]
Celestron Omni Plössl Eyepiece Review
We've tested the popular Omni Plössl range of eyepieces from Celestron to see if they are worth adding to your kit. Find out what we discovered.
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.
Celestron Luminos Review
Celestron's Luminos range is its widest field of view set of telescope eyepieces. In this detailed review, we look at whether they are worth the money.
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 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.
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.