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Questar Custom Air Case: FirstLook

October 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

A sturdy case is a must-have for portable telescopes (like the ETX90 or the  Meade 2045) because anything can happen “out there.” Most OEMs supply a hard case [...]

Celestron NexYZ : FirstLook

September 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Astrophotography used to be an obscure hobby available only to dedicated astronomers willing to put in the effort—both in time and equipment—to get the shot. When higher [...]

First Man On The Moon

July 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

July 20, 1969: the day the first human stepped on the surface of the Moon. The RainyDay Interns were stunned to learn that some of us remembered seeing it live on tv (along [...]

Bird Families Of The World

March 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

A few years ago—at the urging of some RainyDayScience readers—we took a look at Vol.16 of the Handbook of Birds of the World (HBW). We were immediately blown away by [...]

Questar : Solar Eclipse 2017

August 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Of all the telescopes in our RainyDayScience collection, the 3.5″ Questar is our favorite for a variety of reasons: amazingly sharp optics, quick to setup, and [...]

EXO Labs : Camera On C6

April 17, 2017 // 2 Comments

The RainyDayScience folks got a digital camera from EXO Labs four years ago. While EXO Labs couldn’t make a long term go of it, they did make an excellent product, [...]

MOS: Da Vinci – The Genius

October 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

We at RainyDayMagazine are fascinated with any and all things related to Leonardo da Vinci, so when we heard that the exhibit Da Vinci – The Genius was coming to the [...]
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