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Explore Scientific ReflexSight
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Explore Scientific ReflexSight

The Explore Scientific ReflexSight is a new “multi-dot” reticle design in standard 4.0 degree, 2.0 degree, and 0.5 degree circular patterns that prevents blocking stars in the field. The ReflexSight fits on common “dovetail-style” viewfinder bases which will allow the user to attach the device on almost any telescope without […]

iOptron HEM27 and HEM27EC Mounts
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iOptron HEM27 and HEM27EC Mounts

The HEM27 and the HEM27EC are iOptron’s new hybrid harmonic drive mounts. These light weight, high payload mounts weigh in at 8.15lbs with a payload capability of 29.74lbs, without a counter weight or shaft. As the iOptron team notes, “We are pleased to introduce a revolutionary new mount family of […]

ZWO TC40 Tripod
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ZWO TC40 Tripod

The ZWO TC40 Tripod offers a large load capacity, great portability with high strength and high impact resistance. ZWO designed this lightweight, yet sturdy, carbon fiber tripod to be the perfect compliment for the ZWO AM5 Equatorial/Alt-Azimuth mount. Weighing in at 5 lb., this tripod is portable and still maintains […]

Vernonscope 2″ Gold Coated Diagonal
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Vernonscope 2″ Gold Coated Diagonal

The Vernonscope 2″ Gold Coated Diagonal has been re-issued in honor of the James Webb Space Telescope. The Gold-coated 1/20th Wave Quartz Star Diagonal is built around a quartz flat with reflective coating and a protective quartz overcoat. The gold coasting provides a warm cast, reduction of blue/violet, amazing contrast, […]

Vernonscope Dakin Barlows
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Vernonscope Dakin Barlows

A change to the Vernonscope Dakin Barlows has been announced by the company as it has updated its 2” 2.4X Dakin Barlow design. The 2″ Vernonscope 2.4X Dakin Barlow can be used with telescopes that accept 2” eyepieces. This Barlow is made with very high quality glass lens that gives […]

Askar Universal Dovetail Rails
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Askar Universal Dovetail Rails

Askar universal dovetail rails in Vixen and Losmondy styles are now available. Many dovetail plates have only a few holes and slots for attaching your astronomy accessories. But these high-quality dovetail plates from Askar include plenty of connection points and give you many options to securely attach your tube rings, […]

Berlebach Tripod Releases
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Berlebach Tripod Releases

Among the Berlebach tripod releases include the Report Anniversary Edition Tripod and Graviton Tripod. Report Anniversary Edition Tripod On the occasion of Berlebach’s 120th anniversary, the company has produced a limited edition of 120 of this high-grade tripod made of high-quality walnut wood and hand-polished brass fittings. The tripod has […]

ZWO ASI533MM Pro
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ZWO ASI533MM Pro

The ZWO ASI533MM Pro is a cooled monochrome camera that comes with an impressive full well of 50,000e and a large 9.05MP sensor. The size of the sensor gives this camera a 14 bit dynamic range and provides astrophotographers with crisp clear images. This camera offers high-quality features like high […]

Askar FRA300 Pro
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Askar FRA300 Pro

The Askar FRA300 Pro is the latest in the Askar FRA line of short focal ratio astrographs. The Askar FRA300 Pro, is the smallest 60mm F/5 Petzval astrograph with the fastest native focal ratio in the FRA series with a focal length of 300mm. At the center of its field […]

Orion EON 90mm ED Triplet
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Orion EON 90mm ED Triplet

The Orion EON 90mm ED Triplet Apochromatic Carbon Fiber Refractor is the newest in the company’s line popular EON “apo” refractors. The fully multi-coated 90mm (3.5″) triplet lens assembly has a focal length of 540mm, for a f/6 focal ratio. One lens element is made from FCD-100 extra low dispersion […]

ImPPG Image Post Processing Software
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ImPPG Image Post Processing Software

ImPPG Image Post Processing Software is an astronomy image post processoring program that performs Lucy-Richardson deconvolution, unsharp masking, brightness normalization and tone curve adjustment. It can also apply previously specified processing settings to multiple images. All operations are performed using 32-bitfloating-point arithmetic. A new version of the software has recently […]