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How to Attach Dovetails, Tube Rings, & Accessories to Your Telescope

How to Attach Telescope Dovetails, Tube Rings & More Accessories

July 19, 2021 6 min read

Need help figuring out how to attach a dovetail, tube rings, or other accessory to  your telescope, or which one to buy? This blog has you covered!

By Brian Fulda

Deep Sky Astrophotography

Example Deep Sky Astrophotography Setups from Beginner to Advanced

July 12, 2021 12 min read

With many brands to choose from for mounts, cameras, telescopes, power supplies, computers, etc., it gets a bit mind-numbing trying to find a good setup that you know will work. Read up on our breakdown!

By Bray Falls, OPT Affiliate

Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Pro vs. iOptron SkyGuider Pro

Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Pro vs. iOptron SkyGuider Pro

July 09, 2021 2 min read

We break down the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Pro and the iOptron SkyGuider Pro to answer your question on what makes these star trackers different. Spoiler alert: They are very similar! Learn more here.

By Yessenia S. Pereyra

ZWO ASI183 Astrophotography Camera: Pro or Standard?

ZWO ASI183 Astrophotography Camera: Pro or Standard?

June 04, 2021 1 min read

The ZWO ASI183 is one of the most well-rounded cameras on the market! We break down all the reasons why the ASI183 is great for Deep Space, Planetary, Lunar, and Solar. Click here to watch now. >

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Space Junk is a weekly podcast dedicated to the amazing hobby of amateur astronomy. Each week we’ll answer your questions and bring you the latest information and advice on the tools, gadgets, software and techniques for maximizing your enjoyment of the night sky. Your hosts are Tony Darnell from Deep Astronomy and the CEO of OPT Telescopes, Dustin Gibson.

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Space Junk is a weekly podcast dedicated to the amazing hobby of amateur astronomy. Each week we’ll answer your questions and bring you the latest information and advice on the tools, gadgets, software and techniques for maximizing your enjoyment of the night sky. Your hosts are Tony Darnell from Deep Astronomy and the CEO of OPT Telescopes, Dustin Gibson.LISTEN NOW! 🔊