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That new reflector, equatorial mount or CCD planetary imaging camera may be top of your 'to buy' list, but it makes sense to pay attention to the smaller pieces of kit, writes BBC Sky at Night Magazine reviews editor Paul Money.
A new documentary looks at the unsung heroes of Apollo: the mathematicians and engineers who worked at Mission Control to bring their comrades safely back to Earth.
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Misaligned mirrors are one of the common causes of reduced image quality in reflecting telescopes, but one that can be solved with collimation. In this project, we’ll show you how to make a star simulator, a device that can be used within the home to both check and correct the collimation of a reflector so you’re able to make the most of your observing sessions.
Written by Kim Clark
Catch breathtaking stills and videos that show the Earth’s spin.
Written by Mary Spicer.