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Celestron Nature DX Binoculars
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Celestron Nature DX Binoculars

Celestron Nature DX binoculars have received a major upgrade with the addition of ED objective lenses offered in 8x42mm and 10x42mm configurations. Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass virtually eliminates chromatic aberration, also known as color fringing, a visual defect common in binoculars. The Celestron Nature DX binoculars deliver razor sharp images, […]

Track the Stars Telescope rOTAtor
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Track the Stars Telescope rOTAtor

The Track the Stars Telescope rOTAtor allows equatorial tracking with no polar alignment. With the Telescope rOTAtor installed on the Track the Stars TTS160 Panther mount (it can also be used on the TTS300 mount) you can do long exposure astrophotography without polar alignment. And it’s such a simple device […]

ATT Volume 16 Issue 10
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ATT Volume 16 Issue 10

In this issue the AAVSO’s Lindsay Ward discusses how any amateur astronomer can support the organization’s scientific work; Curtis Macchioni takes a deep dive into mini-pcs for EEA and astrophotography; Dr. James Dire provides advice for purchasing that first telescope; Dr. Dire does double duty in this issue in reviewing […]

Geoptik Pantograph Binoplus
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Geoptik Pantograph Binoplus

The Geoptik Pantograph Binoplus is an integrated system mount for binoculars in that it provides a pantograph mount complete with a dedicated aluminum tripod and counterweight. As the Geoptik team notes, “It is the result of Geoptik’s experience that together with the suggestions, opinions and experiences of many amateurs at […]

Book of Astronomical Curiosities
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Book of Astronomical Curiosities

Book of Astronomical Curiosities “THE (not so) LITTLE BOOK OF ASTRONOMICAL CURIOSITIES: and Explanations of Celestial Phenomena” (yes, a long title!) journey to discover the odd, the unusual, and the just plain strange. It’s a book that many in the amateur astronomical community will find enjoyable and in our opinion, […]

WandererRotator Mini
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WandererRotator Mini

Wanderer Astro has introduced the new WandererRotator Mini automated rotator for astrophotography. With a clear aperture of M54, the Mini weighs only about 400 grams, is only 10mm thick and offers a payload capacity of up to 8 Newton meters (Nm). The low-profile WandererRotator Mini offers excellent rigidity. The unique […]

Explore Scientific Distributor for Unistellar
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Explore Scientific Distributor for Unistellar

Explore Scientific has reached an agreement to become a non-exclusive distributor for Unistellar digital smart telescopes and related accessories. With their proprietary live light accumulation technology and autonomous field detection capability that makes it easy to identify and track observing targets, Unistellar’s smart eVscopes, the eQuinox and the eVscope 2, […]

Remote Telescope Hosting Services
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Remote Telescope Hosting Services

Deep Space Products started providing remote telescope hosting services at Astronomer’s Paradise in southwestern New Mexico in the fall of November 2021. They now are offering mount and/or scope discount packages for those who want to purchase new gear for their remote setup. Deep Space Products’ Edward Thomas explains, “Southern New […]