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Meet Star Gazers App
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Meet Star Gazers App

The Meet Star Gazers app is an application that is dedicated to supporting astronomy clubs and other organizations involved with astronomy outreach. The app is designed to help astronomy clubs, associations and observatories forge a stronger bond with their members and increase their outreach efforts through a solution that they can […]

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DYI Equatorial Platform Kit

A new DYI equatorial platform kit is now available from Blandin Equatorial Platforms. The company launched in 2019 with its line of Crossbow Aluminum Equatorial Platforms and is now offering a DYI equatorial platform kit for Dobsonian telescopes up 10″ that weighing 80 pounds or less. These kits feature a […]

Astronomik Filters for Light Polluted Skies
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Astronomik Filters for Light Polluted Skies

Over the years, I’ve shared the eyepiece with family, friends, and myriad others. Telescopes so often capture the attention of onlookers, don’t they? Regardless of attention garnered, interested onlookers often don’t consider getting a telescope because they find themselves within the pale confines of light-polluted skies. While light pollution interferes […]

Stellarium Planetarium Software
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Stellarium Planetarium Software

Stellarium planetarium software is an open-source application which renders 3D photo-realistic skies in real time displaying stars, constellations, planets, nebulae and more. Stellarium is licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 and is available for Linux, Windows, and macOS. Stellarium provides a real-time view of […]

Afocal Adapter for Eyepieces
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Afocal Adapter for Eyepieces

A new afocal adapter for eyepieces has been released from OVNI Night Vision, which specializes in manufacturing night vision eyepieces intended for amateur astronomy. The afocal adapter is compatible with OVNI Night Vision’s OVNI-M monocular and the and OVNI-B night vision binoviewer which was recently released in November, both utilizing […]