Essential Accessories

This is my essential list of accessories when observing. The aim is to maximise comfort with the minimum amount of carrying. I am assuming that you already have a copy of “Turn Left at Orion”. Eyepatch – worn half an hour before observing to ensure my eyes are acclimatised to the dark. Denver chair –…

Denver Chair

I find a height-adjustable chair an essential accessory when observing. The longer you look through the eyepiece the more you see. This is especially the case for clusters and galaxies. I would also find sketching impossible without a chair. The homemade Denver chair folds flat and doesn’t take up a lot of room when not…

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