Keplerian Telescope

Johannes Kepler

(1571 – 1630) Johannes Kepler was an astronomer, telescope maker, optician and mathematician who lived in Germany. He worked as a Mathematics teacher at a … Read more

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Dobsonian Telescopes

The Dobsonian is a simple, low-cost telescope design made popular in the 1970s by amateur astronomer John Dobson of San Francisco. A Dobsonian telescope is … Read more

Galileo Telescope

Galileo’s Telescope

How Galileo’s Telescope Created the Modern Science of Astronomy Galileo challenged conventional views of the universe by observing by observing objects in the sky then … Read more

William Herschel

Herschel was a famous astronomer and telescope maker who lived from 1738 to 1822. The science and art of astronomy and telescope making owes a … Read more

Aliens Ancient Art

Aliens & UFOs in Ancient Art

Ancient Art: Evidence of Aliens? The creation of our universe and the history of human evolution has puzzled us for centuries and centuries. Science failed … Read more

Why is Mars Red?

Why is Mars Red?

After Mercury, Venus, and Earth in the solar system, Mars is located at the fourth position away from the sun. As one of the closest … Read more

Annie Jump Cannon facts

Annie Jump Cannon

One of History’s Most Famous Female Astronomers Annie Jump Cannon had a major impact on the field of astronomy, and her system for classifying stars … Read more

Lunar Eclipses Phases

Lunar Phases and Eclipses

Why do lunar eclipses only occur during a full moon and solar eclipses during a new moon? Answering this question requires a knowledge of both … Read more

Perseid Meteor Shower

Perseid Meteor Shower Facts

The Perseid meteor shower is one of the most dependable meteor showers. Observers can generally expect 40 to 60 meteors hourly when the shower peaks. … Read more