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Altair 72mm EDF Deluxe refractor
Small, short focal length refractors are extremely popular and – with a weight of 2.5kg and length of 32.5cm – the Altair 72mm EDF is marketed as a travel scope. It’s no one-trick pony, however, as the 72mm EDF is sold in two different configurations
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Vixen Atera H12x30 Stabilised Binoculars
As image-stabilised binoculars occupy a unique niche in binocular astronomy, it always piques our interest when a new player enters the field. The Vixen Atera H12x30 binoculars have a one-piece body with adjustable eyepiece turrets. As well as a hard
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Impossible STARS
How do astronomers measure distances in space? We’re yet to send anything beyond the outskirts of the Solar System and yet we regularly talk with confidence about how far away distant stars and galaxies are. Charting celestial distances relies on a t