Maja

is part of the Marketing team at Optics Trade. She is a nature and astronomy enthusiast, that's why you'll find most of her articles in these two categories.

Finderscope

Finderscope

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A finderscope is a device found on top of a primary telescope. It is used for manually aiming the telescope to the desired celestial object.… Read More »Finderscope

Tracking

Tracking

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Tracking is a phrase in astronomy, which means that a telescope sited on mount can follow the object as it moves on the night sky.… Read More »Tracking

guiding

Guiding

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With a motor-driven mount, it is essential to know all astronomy terms. The difference between the terms tracking and guiding can be very confusing for… Read More »Guiding

Slew speed

Slew speed

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Moving the telescope from point A to point B in the sky with the use of a motor drive is specified as slewing. Fast slewing… Read More »Slew speed

GoTo control

GoTo Control

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GoTo control is a unique system that allows the user to locate and track celestial objects. The system is used on regular telescope mounts and… Read More »GoTo Control