How To Guides

Shoot for the Moon with this fun STEM activity

Shoot for the Moon with this fun STEM activity.

Master the Pogson Step and you’ll be able calculate with confidence

Master the Pogson Step and you’ll be able calculate with confidence.

Convert your altaz Dobsonian telescope into a sky-tracking lightbucket

Convert your altaz Dobsonian telescope into a sky-tracking lightbucket.

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.

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