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What is Apparent Magnitude (m)?

When we look at the stars in the sky, some seem very bright while others are just bright enough to be visible. How bright a star appears to be is known as its...

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What is Absolute Magnitude (m)?

Apparent magnitude (m) is how bright a star appears to be, but this depends on how far away it is. The closer the star is to us the brighter it will appear to...

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What is a Refracting Telescope?

Since the invention of telescopes astronomers have been able to see a considerable amount when gazing into the vastness of space. This includes the detail on...

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