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Astronomy Vacation in France
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Astronomy Vacation in France

For those looking for an astronomy vacation in France, the Little French Fancy is a destination worth considering. The property sits on the edge of France’s latest international dark sky reserve, the Regional Natural Park of Millevaches in Limousin. The destination is located at 2400ft on the top of a […]

Eyepiece Eyecups
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Eyepiece Eyecups

Astromods is now offering eyepiece eyecups to provide a more comfortable and enjoyable viewing experience. Eyecups are available for mono-viewing and bino-viewing. As the team at Astromods notes, “Too many eyepieces have poor-fitting, poorly placed eyecups, despite otherwise excellent optical qualities. The connection between an observer and their instrument is […]

Tecnosky Owl
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Tecnosky Owl

The Tecnosky Owl is a line of telescopes from the Italian company, Tecnosky. The company started producing their-brand of triplet apochromats known as “OWL” in 2021. The first model in the series was the OWL 80/480 apochromat, which was released in spring 2021. The OWL 90/560 was then introduced followed […]

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Amateur Astronomy Spectroscopy

Amateur astronomy spectroscopy will be the subject this week on the Sky-Watcher What’s Up? Webcast. During the webcast the Sky-Watcher USA team will discuss amateur astronomy spectroscopy with Tom Fields of RSPEC Real Time Spectroscopy. Fields is the mind behind RSpec, an amazing software that allows astronomers to easily analyze […]

Sky-Watcher Imaging
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Sky-Watcher Imaging

Sky-Watcher imaging and the power needed to do so will be the subject this week on the Sky-Watcher What’s Up? Webcast. During the webcast the Sky-Watcher USA team will discuss best practices for powering a modern day imaging system. Powering your equipment is extremely important especially in this modern age […]

Orion GiantView BT-120 90° Binocular
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Orion GiantView BT-120 90° Binocular

The Orion GiantView BT-120 90° Binocular Telescope is the company’s largest binocular to date, and delivers an incredibly bright image and immersive field of view. Using two eyes instead of one eye provides a much more natural observing experience, and with the large 120mm aperture, these binoculars gather 44% more […]