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Tele Vue
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Tele Vue

Tele Vue recently announced a number of product anniversaries, providing a glimpse all the way back the mid 70’s. Here is a rundown of those products. 1977 Tele Vue built and sold a 6.1″ aperture, 279mm focal length, f/1.8 objective way as well as a 5.2″ aperture, 343mm focal length, […]

Sky-Watcher Dobsonian
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Sky-Watcher Dobsonian

Sky-Watcher Dobsonian telescopes will be the subject this week on the Sky-Watcher What’s Up? Webcast. Sky-Watcher Dobsonian telescopes blend aperture and affordability into an easy to use package. Sky-Watcher will take a deep dive into the differences and details of every scope in the their telescope lineup. The Sky-Watcher What’s […]

AstroCAT Imaging Contest
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AstroCAT Imaging Contest

An AstroCAT Imaging Contest has been launched providing a chance to win some unique digital prizes. AstroCAT is the first astrophotographers token on the Chia blockchain. There are 13957 deep-sky objects in the universe as compiled by the latest RNGC/IC astronomical catalog and equal $ASTR tokens minted. Tokens are distributed […]

Custom Eyepiece Boxes
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Custom Eyepiece Boxes

Astromods is offering custom single row eyepiece boxes. The custom single row eyepiece boxes provide the ability to safely lock/unlock all of your eyepieces in place with the twist of a knob. When locked, eyepieces cannot be shaken from their holes. The Lid folds forwards to form a tray for […]

Custom Tri-Bahtinov Masks
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Custom Tri-Bahtinov Masks

Astro-Smart is offering custom Tri-Bahtinov Masks made to order. The company offers a variety of optical masks including Tri-Bahtinov which can be made to order for focusing and collimation of refractors and SCTs. Sizes are available from 4-inch to 16-inch apertures. As the Astro-Smart team notes about the custom Tri-Bahtinov […]

Telescope Piers
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Telescope Piers

The creators of the MOAP telescope piers has developed a new publication, “Telescope Piers: High Performance DIY Piers and Foundations” which is now available as an e-book. The Telescope Piers book was created on the author’s experience with over 550 building projects across four continents. It is more specifically based […]

CCD Guide 2022
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CCD Guide 2022

The CCD Guide 2022 is now available. Every year since 1997, the Astronomischer Arbeitskreis Salzkammergut astronomy club in Austria has published the CCD-Guide in DVD format, which assists astrophotographers in planning their imaging projects. Besides a huge number of reference images, the CCD-Guide contains software to find images, to view […]

HNSKY Planetarium Program
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HNSKY Planetarium Program

The creator of the HNSKY planetarium program has announced the platform has been compiled and released as a beta version for the macOS operating system. Previously available only for MS-Windows and Linux, the HNSKY planetarium program can control your telescope via the ASCOM or INDI interface, has a comprehensive and […]

New iOptron iCam
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New iOptron iCam

The new iOptron iCam family of astronomical imaging cameras consist of two color and one monochrome model using Sony IM X sensors. The iCams deliver high sensitivity with low read out noise and each version utilizes a unique DPS (dead pixel suppression) technology and HCG ( high conversion gain) mode […]

Askar 107PHQ
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Askar 107PHQ

The Askar 107PHQ is the latest product release from Sharpstar Optics. Designed for widefield astrophotography, the Askar 107PHQ is a F/7 Quadruplet Flatfield Super APO Astrograph. The Askar 107PHQ offers a four-element Petzval design which includes a color-corrected triplet objective and a corrector lens built into the optical tube, eliminating […]

Synscan Hand Controller Mount
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Buckeyestargazer Shop

Joel Short, an astroimaging enthusiast located in Northern Indiana, opened the Buckeyestargazer Shop to make available items he has developed to offer affordable and uncomplicated accessories. As Short comments, “These are simple and practical items that I have found to be essential for amateur astronomers.” New products now available from […]