Archive | January, 2015

Comet Binoculars

January 21, 2015

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Seronik-Two binoculars

Comet Lovejoy is currently putting on a fine, if unspectacular, display in the evening sky. And like many comets, it’s well seen in binoculars. But are some binos better for the job than others? Yes, but much depends on the comet.

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The Inner Workings of CATs and Maks

January 17, 2015

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Seronik-Questar

It’s funny how things tend to go in cycles. Having a reputation as an equipment guy, I’m asked about scopes quite often. As it happens, last week I received two e-mails asking essentially the same thing.

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Lovejoy Putting on a Show

January 9, 2015

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Comet Lovejoy Through a Telescope

The glaring Moon is receding at last and Comet Lovejoy is pushing northward, past Orion and Taurus toward Andromeda. The big berg from outer space is getting brighter, too. In short: if your weather is good, now is the time to spot it.

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