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PrimaLuceLab GIOTTO Flat-Frame Generators
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PrimaLuceLab GIOTTO Flat-Frame Generators

The new line of PrimaLuceLab GIOTTO Flat-Frame Generators are smart flat frame generators that come is sizes to fit telescopes from 120mm up to 425mm. Larger diameters are available on request to fit a specific telescope. Calibration is important in astrophotography because results are greatly improved by capturing special calibration […]

AstroHopper
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AstroHopper

AstroHopper  (formerly known as skyhopper) is a free and open source progressive web application developed Artyom Beilis a software developer and amateur astronomer based in Israel. The application helps users find objects across the night sky. Simply attach a smartphone to a telescope and the setup becomes a “push to” system. The […]

ZWO ASI678MC Camera
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ZWO ASI678MC Camera

The ZWO ASI678MC camera is a camera which adopts Sony’s latest generation sensor IMX678 with excellent near infrared response. With the advantages of large full well capacity, high dynamic range and low readout noise, this color camera has been tested and found to have perfect performance in planetary imaging, solar […]

ZWO ASI585MC Camera
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ZWO ASI585MC Camera

The ZWO ASI585MC camera adopts the Sony IMX585 CMOS sensor with STARVIS 2 technology. As one of ZWO’s latest OSC planetary cameras, it features a large sensor format of 1/1.2″, a high resolution of 3840×2160, and zero amp glow. The pixel size is 2.9umx2.9um. In 12-bit mode, it produces 46.9 […]

Buckeyestargazer Shop
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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 […]

Luminos Pro App
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Luminos Pro App

The Luminos Pro app available on iOS. It offers an all-in-one mobile astronomy app, with a wide range of features for star gazing, observing with a telescope, and exploring the galaxy in 3D. Luminos Pro has vast databases of nearly every type of object and uses them to give custom […]

Refractor or Reflector Telescope
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Refractor or Reflector Telescope

Should you choose a refractor or reflector telescope. It sounds like such an easy question, but there is a world of difference between a refractor or reflector telescope. Fortunately, the differences and advantages of a refractor or reflector telescope and much more will be the subject this week on the […]

ZWO ASI662MC Camera
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ZWO ASI662MC Camera

The ZWOASI662MC camera adopts the Sony IMX662 sensor with the latest technology. Compared to the previous generation of sensors, it has very low readout noises and an extreme large full well capacity which is 3 times larger than that of Sony IMX462 sensor. This helps effectively avoid overexposure issues and […]

ZWO ASI432MM Camera
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ZWO ASI432MM Camera

The ZWO ASI432MM camera is a mono camera that uses a Sony-IMX432 global shutter CMOS sensor. Its frame size is 1.1″, with large 9.0µm pixels, 1.77 million pixels (1608×1104). In ADC 12-bit mode, it can output 120 frames per second at full resolution and has a read out noise level […]