How To Guides

Graduate from shooting star observer to meteor-spotting citizen scientist

Graduate from casual shooting star observer to meteor-spotting citizen scientist.

Take your ultra-wide deep-sky imaging to the next level

Take your ultra-wide deep-sky imaging to the next level.

Wheel your telescope setup in and out of storage without delay

Complete our astronomy DIY project to wheel your telescope setup in and out of storage without delay.

A non-permanent alternative to a solid pier or home observatory

Build our low-cost wooden telescope tripod as a non-permanent alternative to a solid pier or home observatory.

Build a clip-on finderscope illuminator

Build our red light device for your telescope to help you pick out your crosshairs on bright targets.

Protect your scope from rain and wind with this lo-tech shed mod

Protect your telescope pillar from rain and wind with this lo-tech shed mod.

Keep your permanent astronomy setup in ship-shape condition

If you are lucky enough to have your own permanent astronomy observatory in your garden, you need to keep it in ship-shape condition! We show you how.

We reveal the tricks you need to image the International Space Station and capture its intricate features.

Safely centre your telescope on the Sun with our DIY add-on

Are you a fan of solar astronomy? Centre your telescope on the Sun safely with this straightforward add-on.

Take the hassle out of capturing flat frames for your astrophotos

Take the hassle out of capturing flat frames for your astrophotos.

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