Author: Lance Palmer

ATT Volume 14 Issue 3
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ATT Volume 14 Issue 3

In this issue Publisher Stuart Parkerson discusses the history of telescope innovation that continues today; Rob Pettengill, Ph.D. offers a technique for blind smart-phone equatorial wedge or Gem polar alignment; Matt Harmston explains a beginner’s approach to remote video astronomy requiring only basic viewing gear; Jim Meadows offers a plus […]

ATT Volume 14 Issue 2
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ATT Volume 14 Issue 2

In this issue Publisher Stuart Parkerson talks about opportunities to share amateur astronomy; Matt Harmston shows how the Mallincam Skyraider is the fast track to a deep sky; Simon Tang provides a technical overview of the pros and cons of Canon’s new EOS RA astronomy camera; Mike Weasner try’s out […]

ATT Volume 14 Issue 1
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ATT Volume 14 Issue 1

In this issue Publisher Stuart Parkerson takes a look at the  world’s only working Armillary Sphere, a precursor to the first telescopes; Dr. James Dire shows how the GSO 8-inch Ritchey–Chrétien is an ideal mid-sized instrument for CCD imaging; Matt Harmston and Jeff Hammond take a dive into Live High […]

ATT Volume 13 Issue 6
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ATT Volume 13 Issue 6

In this issue we preview an opportunity for you to own a dream telescope complex; Matt Harmston shows how the QHY Polemaster offers fine polar alignment in short order; we visit with Skyshed’s Wayne Parker to talk about the new Starships Project which offers an opportunity for any organization to […]

ATT Volume 13 Issue 5
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ATT Volume 13 Issue 5

In this issue Dr. James Dire tests drives the new GSO 8-inch Classical Cassegrain; Publisher Stuart Parkerson provides an overview of Telescopi Italiani’s ambitious launch into high end astrographs; Mike Wiesner shows how the ZWO Atmospheric Dispersion Corrector is an excellent aid to remove color fringing on planets due to […]

ATT Volume 13 Issue 4
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ATT Volume 13 Issue 4

In this issue Dr. James Dire provides advice on viewing and imaging the 2019 Transit of Mercury; Matt Harmston demonstrates how the MallinCam HD-10 CMOS Video Camera delivers high quality imagery and permits a streamlined workflow both with and without a PC; Dr. James Dire offers his experiences with equipment […]

ATT Volume 13 Issue 3
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ATT Volume 13 Issue 3

In this issue Matt Harmston shares his very personal journey on making the astronomy hobby accessible for special needs populations and in doing so offers a wealth of advice on outreach; Mark Zaslove test drives the Rainbow Astro RST-150H mount; Matt Harmston does double duty with his insight in live […]

ATT Volume 13 Issue 2
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ATT Volume 13 Issue 2

In this issue Dr. James Dire gives advice for those newly interested in amateur astronomy; Michael L. Weasner shows how the Phone Skope Digiscoping Adapter is worth the cost for serious smartphone afocal photographers and astrophotographers from a convenience perspective alone; Matt Harmston discusses what your local seeing conditions are […]

ATT Volume 13 Issue 1
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ATT Volume 13 Issue 1

In this issue Wood Wonder’s Ron Burrows describes how much he enjoys amateur astronomy and creating hand crafted Catsperch Observing Chairs, Eyepiece Cases and Stands, and Imaging Workstations; Matt Harmston shows how the Mallincam Skyraider DS287C is a little camera packing big performance; Pierre Lemay demonstrates how he built a […]

ATT Volume 12 Issue 5
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ATT Volume 12 Issue 5

In this issue Barry Simon demonstrates how to make an ATM exit pupil gauge; Dr. James Dire explains why he is so enamored with the Explore Scientific 68° and 82° degree eyepieces; Mark Harmston provides an overview of how he imaged Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner; Greg Crinklaw walks through imaging with Skytools […]

ATT Volume 12 Issue 4
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ATT Volume 12 Issue 4

In this issue we welcome George Stallings’ guest editorial “What’s Going to Happen to Us?” as he reflects on the future of amateur astronomy; Dr. James Dire demonstrates the “exquisite grab and go goodness” of the William Optics Zenithstar 61 apo refractor; Mark Harmston answers the question, “ I want […]

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 […]