Stargazing in Mozambique

Excellent hospitality, beautiful scenery and dark skies combine to make Benguerra Island in Mozambique a wonderful destination for a relaxing holiday that includes some memorable stargazing. Click to read more

Takahashi FS-60 Review

The Takashashi FS-60 boasts excellent optical quality and a tiny size, so it can accompany you on any trip, meaning observing is always a possibility, no matter the destination. Click to read more

APM AzMaxLoad Mount Review

The APM AzMaxLoad fills a gap in the market for an extreme heavy duty Alt Az mount with performance characteristics that will satisfy the most demanding of observers. Click to read more

Tele Optic Giro Ercole Alt Az Mount Review

With a capacity for an OTA of up to 8kg without a counterweight and up to 18kg per side with, the Tele Optic Ercole is an excellent choice for the travelling astronomer who wants to search out dark skies without additional weights as well as those with larger OTAs that observe closer to home. Click to read more

Vixen SG 2.1×42 Binoculars Review

The Vixen SG 2.1x42 binoculars not only provide immersive views of the Milky Way and entire constellations in a way no other optical design can, but their utility in aiding star hopping thanks to a magnitude gain of +1.5 makes them very useful even if dark sky visits are infrequent. Click to read more
Equipment Reviews

Equipment Reviews

Reviews of the astronomy related equipment I own or use extensively, including telescopes, eyepieces and books
Observing Reports

Observing Reports

Stargazing reports from my astronomy related travels and more interesting local observing too
General Interest

General Interest

Any and all astronomy related content from astronomy playlists and constellation guides to articles about optics
News

News

Astronomy related news and current events of interest in the skies above our heads