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iOptron 16-inch Photron Truss-Tube R-C.
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iOptron Introduces New Truss-Tube Photron Ritchey-Crétien Astrograph Telescopes

iOptron’s Photron line of Ritchey-Crétien astrograph telescopes has been expanded with the addition of four new truss-tube models (10-,12-, 14- and 16-inch – $2995, $4295, $5795 and $6995US, respectively). Designed for today’s astro imager, Photron truss-tube R-C telescopes deliver a sharp, clear image from edge to edge. Each of the […]

Volume 12 Issue 3
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Volume 12 Issue 3

In this issue Editor Gary Parkerson talks about transitions in life and astronomy; Mark Zaslov explains that the APM 82-MM 90 Degree Ed-APO “Big Honkin” binoculars are going to the ones “they will bury with him!”; Editor Gary Parkerson shows how the Explore Scientific 68- and 82- degree eyepieces are […]

Deep Space Products Introduces New Mission Control 75 Observatory Computer
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Deep Space Products Introduces New Mission Control 75 Observatory Computer

Deep Space Products new Mission Control 75 Observatory Computer is a small form factor, dustproof, ventless, industrial-grade, fanless observatory computer. The system comes with Windows 10 preinstalled. Unlike other available small form-factor computers, the MC75 is completely fanless, protecting against dust or other debris in observatory applications. Removing the fan […]

Farpoint Astro Introduces Special Edition Bat-inov Focus Mask for Telescope Focusing
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Farpoint Astro Introduces Special Edition Bat-inov Focus Mask for Telescope Focusing

The Farpoint Special Edition Bat-inov Focus Mask is an ingenious new way to easily focus a telescope.  Pavel Bahtinov, a Russian amateur telescope maker and astronomer, created this simple, very intuitive method and the device has universally been named after him: The Bahtinov Mask. The Adjustable Special Edition “Bat-inov” Mask […]