Getting started is not difficult - but you need a certain amount of know-how if you want to have lasting fun with astronomy. Our FAQs will help you get started.
Astronomy, bird watching, nature studies, hunting and sailing: binoculars are used almost everywhere. Here we answer the most important questions you may have.
Spotting scopes are compact telescopes providing high magnification for long-distance observation. But what else do I need to know?
Digital photography through the eyepiece of a spotting scope reaches focal length ranges that even the most expensive telephoto lenses do not offer. Here's how it works.
Virtually nothing influences our lives more than the weather. If you have the right weather station, you can monitor the elements to inform your daily routine and your hobbies.
Why are there such large price differences between different microscopes? A robust stand, high-quality illumination, colour-corrected optics - these are the things that matter.
Night vision devices are residual light amplifiers that are used for nature watching and night-time surveillance. A number of different technologies are employed.
As a beginner, you need just two things: suitable binoculars and a good identification book. The good news: the binoculars don’t have to cost a fortune.