Buying Guide Here are the best neutral density filters for your camera, giving you flexibility for long exposures and controlling light transmission.
Review Astrophotographers can use this lightweight star tracker with cameras up to 100mm lenses to keep stars still for up to four minutes.
Review An affordable refractor with lots of aperture, a built-in red light and a novel solution for smartphone astrophotography.
Review This basic portable refractor telescope is suitable for lunar observations and comes complete with a backpack for easy transportation.
Review A Newtonian reflector that is versatile, affordable and optically impressive with an equatorial mount to view solar system objects, double stars and deep sky targets.
Review The smallest robotic telescope yet impresses for casual deep-sky views, the Vaonis Vespera is a smart telescope for beginner astronomers.
Buying Guide Monoculars aren't just for observing wildlife; they can enhance your stargazing experience too.
Review A good value, though limited, telescope for observing the moon and planets, suited toward beginner astronomers.
Buying Guide Use the best binoculars for kids to enjoy stargazing, wildlife and more with these compact and lightweight models suited to young astronomers.
The spacecraft has since revealed a bizarre heliopause and a complex interstellar medium that's influenced by our sun.
The twin probes, launched in 1977, made groundbreaking discoveries about the solar system and inspired future space missions.
Astronomers are planning a fishing trip to land an extraterrestrial interloper on Earth: a small meteorite from another star system that crashed into the Pacific Ocean in January 2014.
Review Although heavy, the Nikon Action EX 12x50 binoculars offer clear, crisp and bright views from within a tough, waterproof body.
Review The Celestron Nature DX ED 12x50s are compact and portable, but some high-end glass makes these binoculars a serious step-up option.
Pioneering new telescope surveys that use only the 10 minutes before sunrise and after sunset are searching for eccentric asteroids. They're finding some strange things.
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Review This impressive 'push to' light bucket with smartphone app alignment is an easy way to explore both deep-sky and solar system targets.
Review The Nikon 10x50 Aculon A211 binoculars are sleek, well made and offer great value optics in a wide field of view.
Review With sharp optics and a chest harness included, the Vortex 10x50 Crossfire HD binocular is an excellent value mid-range option for stargazing and more.
Japan's Himawari-8 weather satellite serendipitously captured the dramatic changes in brightness of Orion's red supergiant star in 2019-2020.
A key committee of scientists has recommended that a flagship mission to Uranus should be NASA's highest-priority large planetary science mission for the next decade.
Review The Canon 10x42L IS WP are an outstanding choice for super-steady stargazing thanks to their fabulous image stabilization, waterproof design and large objective lenses.