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ATT Volume 18 Issue 4
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ATT Volume 18 Issue 4

In this issue Dr. James Dire shows how the NexStar 5se is a great all-around telescope; Jim Thompson explains how one can capture data to produce a narrowband Sulfur- Hydrogen- Oxygen (SHO) image using a OSC camera; Matt Harmston explains for those in those in pursuit of faint fuzzies, how […]

QHY Liquid Cooling Kit
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QHY Liquid Cooling Kit

The QHY Liquid Cooling kit is a unique and non-traditional way to achieve cooling for QHY cameras. Instead of relying on fans, this kit employs liquid cooling to maintain optimal operating temperatures for QHYCCD astronomical and scientific cameras. There are many benefits of liquid cooling. It is more efficient than […]

Rigel Systems ASCOM ALPACA Compliance
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Rigel Systems ASCOM ALPACA Compliance

Rigel Systems has announced that their wifi-nFOCUS precision focusing system has been added to the wifi-nSTEP as fully ASCOM ALPACA compliant for focusing control from wifi access points. As Dr. Leon Palmer of Rigel Systems notes, “ASCOM has undergone a rapid transformation from Windows-only to a universal technology. Classic ASCOM […]

Kson Olympus 102 APO
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Kson Olympus 102 APO

The Kson Olympus AS102 APO is a classic air spaced FPL51 and Lanthanum Doublet refractor with a generous f/12 (f/15 with aperture cap) focal length. Designed to for excellent visual observing for planetary, lunar, double star and some DSO viewing, it offers one of the longest focal length modern achromats […]

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 […]