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Askar 52mm f/4 Guide Scope
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Askar 52mm f/4 Guide Scope

The Askar 52mm f/4 Guide Scope offers a robust and lightweight option for guiding finished in a black or silver coating with a slightly textured feel and offering a compact body, helical focuser and doublet objective lenses. With an aperture of 52mm, a focal length of 208mm and a travel […]

PiFinder Software Update
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PiFinder Software Update

New PiFinder software updates are now available with the release of versions v1.10.0 and v1.10.1. The PiFinder platform is an open source, all-in-one plate solving telescope finder that can add push-to functionality to any telescope without modifications. As Richard Sutherland, creator of the PiFinder notes, “We’ve got new PiFinder software […]

OCAL V3.0 Max Collimator
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OCAL V3.0 Max Collimator

The OCAL V3.0 Max Collimator is the latest iteration of Ocal’s electronic collimation tool for Newtonian reflectors, Ritchey-Chrétien telescopes and other reflecting telescopes. The new version of the OCAL collimator uses a larger front lens and a CMOS sensor which is more light sensitive than the previous version. The new […]

New QSI 700 Series Cameras
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New QSI 700 Series Cameras

The new QSI 700 Series cameras are the company’s latest high-end mono astroimaging cameras and include the QSI 760 and QSI 726. The new QSI 700 Series cameras offer CMOS sensors that are back-illuminated with native 16-bit digitization. QE is 90% and readout is a fast 120 million pixels per […]

Open Live Stacker Updates
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Open Live Stacker Updates

Open Live Stacker is a free and open-source application for live stacking that allows running live stacking directly on an Android phone or tablet by connecting your camera to the camera directly via USB. The Open Live Stacker updates in this latest version include planetary stacking, image quality filters and […]

Premium APO Refractors
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Premium APO Refractors

Premium APO refractors will be the subject this week on the Sky-Watcher What’s Up? Webcast. The Sky-Watcher team will take a deep dive into the world of premium APO refractors from affordable apos to world-class, larger aperture scopes. They will take a look at what the high-level brands offer and […]