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Lunt Solar Systems Introduces Blocking Filter Heating Module for Solar Observing in Freezing Conditions
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Lunt Solar Systems Introduces Blocking Filter Heating Module for Solar Observing in Freezing Conditions

Lunt Solar Systems offers blocking filters for their solar telescope etalon systems which eliminate certain wavelengths of light to produce an image that’s safe to view. Blocking filters functionally incorporate additional filters which are required for the safety and performance of the solar package. Lunt currently offers a total of […]

StarTools Offers a New Type of Astro Imaging Software Offered Through its Image Processing Engine for Astrophotography
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StarTools Offers a New Type of Astro Imaging Software Offered Through its Image Processing Engine for Astrophotography

StarTools is a new type of image processing engine for astrophotography that tracks your signal and its noise component as you process. After a four-year period and extensive beta testing, the software is now available in version 1.5 offering a tremendous jump in usability from previous versions. StarTools offers extensive […]

New Glacier National Park Observatory Features a PlaneWave 20-inch CDK Telescope Housed in a SkyShed Pod Max Dome
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New Glacier National Park Observatory Features a PlaneWave 20-inch CDK Telescope Housed in a SkyShed Pod Max Dome

The US Glacier National Park celebrated the opening of its new astronomical observatory on Thursday, August 22, at the park’s St. Mary Visitor Center. The Glacier National Park Conservancy funded the new observatory, which houses a PlaneWave 20-inch CDK Telescope offering a 20-inch (0.51 m) f/6.8 Corrected Dall-Kirkham Astrograph telescope. […]