What is a SuperMoon?

March 22, 2015 by Keith Grice

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A supermoon occurs when the moon is both ‘full’ and at its closest point to Earth.
Astronomers call this phenomenon a ‘perigee moon,’ which describes the full moon that occurs when the moon is at its closest point to Earth each year.

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iOptron ZEQ25GT Review

After reading a few good reviews for the iOptron ZEQ25GT, I decided it would be an ideal mount to use for astrophotography. It was reported to be lightweight but with a decent payload, accurate, and quick to polar align. My plan was to use the ZEQ25GT with my Orion Eon 80mm refactor for deep space imaging and 9.25″ Celestron SCT for the planets. This review covers my initial impressions of iOptron’s unique Z-designed equatorial mount.

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