Looking for a present for your children? In this video, we give you tips and advice to help you find the right telescope. We have selected three different models, which are suitable for beginners. Additionally, we show you which accessories you realistically need. Watch the video and discover the fascinating world of astronomy with your family!
Want to observe the Sun? Welcome to the solar observation club!
In this video we show you how to easily observe the Sun, sunspots or solar prominences using your telescope. Additionally, you will learn which filters and what additionalequipment you need for this. Finally, fantastic images of the Sun await you. A guide for beginners and other fans of our central star. Solar observation is fun!
But beware… Never observe the Sun without a suitable solar filter! And never leave children unattended with a telescope or binoculars near the Sun!
Good to know: We will have a partial solar eclipse on 25 October. Secure your solar filter and solar eclipse glasses now – our stocks are limited.
In this video, you will get to know the Omegon MiniTrack astrotracker. What equipment do you need for good landscape astrophotography? And what do you need to watch out for, adjust or activate once you’re outdoors?
We’ll take a step-by-step look at everything from set-up to capturing an image.
After the video, you’ll be ready to create your own beautiful pictures with the MiniTrack.
Hot off the press: we are also introducing the new MiniTrack LX Quattro!
For those, getting started with Universe2go or trying to troubleshoot, check out these helpful tutorial videos to help you get the most out of your Personal Planetarium.
With Universe2go, getting started is quick and easy. The app set-up is straightforward and learning how to navigate the menu takes only a few minutes.
First make sure that you have the Universe2go packaging on hand. Inside the top lid, you will find the activation code for Planetarium Mode. After starting Planetarium Mode for the first time, follow the steps on the screen and then let the narrator guide you through navigating the planetarium and menu. Focusing on an object provides you with a wealth of info about that object and the app will track your head movements in relation to the stars in the night sky.
Look down to activate the menu. Don’t forget to keep your head level and use only small movements when navigating the menu.
The passepartout secures your phone within the goggles. The adhesive makes the placement of the foam pieces permanent. If you would like to use multiple phones with Universe2go, we recommend keeping the paper on the foam pieces.
Eye calibration allows you to readjust the dual screens on your smartphones display to fit your eyes. Sure beats seeing double!
The star calibration takes place only at night, and three prominent stars should be visible.