Tag Archives: telescope

3 Tips To Get You Started Stargazing

Stargazing can add a whole other dimension to your outdoor experience. It provides a perspective and sense of wonder that is other worldly. If you’re looking to add another dimension to your camping weekend, the night sky will deliver. Here ...

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Don’t Miss The Perseid Meteor Shower Saturday, August 12th

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What is it? The Perseid (per-see-ed) meteor shower happens every August as the earth’s atmosphere plows into debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. The Swift-Tuttle takes 133 years to orbit the sun, but earth passes through the comet dust every year. ...

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How to Pick Your First Telescope in 3 Easy Steps

Your First Telescope Given the different makes and models available, choosing your first telescope can be a daunting task!  Let 50 Campfires walk through it with you step by step! Step 1. Think about what you’d like to see with your ...

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Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ Telescope

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We broke out the Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ Telescope on a clear night up at the cabin, ready for an evening of stargazing.  After a no-fuss setup, we found that the AstroMaster tracked and moved smoothly with its Alt-Az control, and ...

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Celestron Explorascope 60AZ Telescope Review

We enjoy putting things in perspective. That’s one of the reasons we love being in the outdoors because we’re able to slow down and look at things from a different viewpoint. This is especially true for relaxing under the stars ...

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Celestron Travel Scope 60 Overview

Celestron Travel Scope 60

Overview Celestron is a leading designer, manufacturer, and importer of high-quality optical products including computerized and non-computerized telescopes. They are partnering with the National Park Foundation to make a new product line, one of the products being the new Celestron ...

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