Orion Nebula and Telescope

Orion nebula, see it through a telescope! The constellation of Orion is perhaps one of the most familiar constellations in the universe, and one of the most interesting astronomical target for an amateur astronomer.  It’s a region of massive star formation made up of a luminous cloud of dust and gas. At 2,000 times the […]

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What is The Biggest Star In The Universe?

What could be the better astronomical target for telescope than the biggest star in the universe? But do you know what it is? The world of astronomy doesn’t cease to amaze. Such was the case on March 7, 1801, when Jrme Lalande, a French astronomer, discovered a 7th magnitude star that dwarfed all of the […]

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Guide to the Night Sky and Basic Astronomy

The understanding night sky is essential for every astronomer. Here is TelescopeStargazer.com’s short guide to sky and basic astronomy. In the ancient times, shepherds and mariners could study and understand the sky. For most of us, this is not possible due to a polluted atmosphere and living under roofed structures, which means that we do […]

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How Common are Supermoons?

Certainly, “Supermoon” is a term that confuses many people across the world, but not anymore! Here it is explained: In simple terms, a Supermoon occurs when the moon is at the closest to the Earth and at the same time, it’s in full moon phase.  These two conditions must be met to see it. It is […]

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Top 5 Astronomical Targets for Amateur Astronomer

The sky’s the limit! It’s easy to get lost while gazing at the night sky. Speckled by distant, dazzling, little spots of light, the heavens after dusk can make anyone feel a sense of wonder. Here are the top five astronomical targets for amateur telescope users. At least we at TelescopeStargazer.com think that these are the […]

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