Buying guides, tests and tutorials for the basis of successful observations.
If the mount is no good, you won't enjoy observing with the best optics in the world. Our advice on mounts and accessories provides answers to the most important questions. Pay attention to stability when making your choice and ask us if you are not quite sure. Our advisors are experienced astronomers and will be happy to help you! Click here for the contact form
EQ series mounts are omnipresent - many manufacturers offer them with their telescopes. Here's an overview.
Why a mount is so important and why not every mount is suitable for astrophotography. With recommendations ...
You’ll find tripods for every purpose on the market today. But it is important to choose the right product that will suit your needs.
Do you own an EQ mount or want to buy one? Step-by-step: how to set up and polar-align your mount.
What are GoTo telescopes, and what can you do with them? Set-up and handling, as well as all the functions explained in a compact infographic.
Fundamental and yet underestimated: the mount. How stable must it be, which is the right one? Detailed tests help with the decision.
An equatorial mount is only ever as good as its alignment with the celestial pole. Such alignment is simple with this little-known method.