Celestron’s New Telescopes Debut in Time for Solar Eclipse Mania

If the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21 has sparked (or inflamed) your astronomical curiosity, you are in luck. Earlier this year, revered California-based optics brand Celestron introduced a new line of telescopes based around the new heavy-duty CGX-L mount that puts the majesty of the cosmos on full display. The beefy new line […]

Opening Bids: This Old Chap

In 2006, Bonhams London introduced an annual auction as curious as the objects it proffered. Called Gentleman’s Library, the sale was packed with items one might find in a cultured Victorian’s retreat, and it was an instant hit. This January’s edition marked its 10th anniversary and the typically quirky inventory included antler-handled cutlery, a dinosaur […]