Author: Lance Palmer

Volume 7, Issue 2
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Volume 7, Issue 2

In this issue Mark Zaslove puts the iOptron iEQ30 through its paces, Erik Wilcox explains how the Baader Planetarium Q-Turret Eyepiece Set is an affordable kit that delivers, Theodore Saker reveals the uniqueness of the M-Uno Mount, Steven Aggas designs a custom active cooling system for a primary telescope mirror, […]

Volume 7, Issue 1
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Volume 7, Issue 1

In this issue Editor Gary Parkerson gives a big thank you to all of the individuals and organizations that contribute articles and content to the magazine, Jim Thompson explains why he thinks video astronomy is the future of observing, “Uncle” Rod Mollise tries out the Orion StarShoot DVR Digital Video […]

Volume 6, Issue 6
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Volume 6, Issue 6

In this issue Austin Grant tries out astronomical and terrestrial imaging with the Canon 60Da; Steve Aggas takes us through the steps of building his 36-inch custom Dobsonian for the Apache-Sitgreaves Center for Astrophysics; Rick Saunders provides an ATM solution for building driving stepper motors; Gary Parkerson reviews The Great […]

Volume 6, Issue 5
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Volume 6, Issue 5

In this issue Editor Gary Parkerson and Klaus Brasch test two iterations of a rich-field achromat, Peter P. Lardizabal demonstrates extreme long-lens imaging with an Astro-Physics 130 StarFire EDF Gran Turismo Triplet Apo Refractor, Jim Thompson presents part 5 of his introduction to astronomical filters as he examines the question […]

Volume 6, Issue 4
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Volume 6, Issue 4

In this issue Richard Wright test drives the Officina Stellare RH-200 Veloce, – a Ferrari-Fast 200-mm f/3 Riccardi-Honders Astrograph, Craig Stark builds an adapter in the Cloud with PreciseParts, Wade Van Arsdale demonstrates how the Deep Space Products TEMP-est Systems Active Cooling-Fan Systems boost performance for Celestron EdgeHD and other […]

Volume 6, Issue 3
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Volume 6, Issue 3

In this issue Editor Gary Parkerson takes a look back at NEAF 2012, John Kramer field tests the Apertura AD12, Craig and Tammy Temple try their hand at imaging with the Sky-Watcher Quantum 120 Apo Triplet, John Wunderlin provides basic and advanced tips for using a Bahtinov focusing mask, Ed […]

Volume 6, Issue 2
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Volume 6, Issue 2

In this issue Dr. James R. Dire provides his insights into the right equipment for observing the June 2012 Venus Transit, “Uncle” Rod Mollise gets a plan with Deep-Sky Planner Version 5.1, Rick Saunders goes in search of flat surfaces with his ATM telescope shelves project, Pierre Stromberg muses on […]

Volume 6, Issue 1
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Volume 6, Issue 1

In this issue Austin Grant tames the Celestron CGEM DX – beauty and beast all wrapped in one; Erik Wilcox tests the Groundbreaking App Observer Pro; Ed Jones demonstrates making and testing an autocollimating flat (or analyzing a large “near” flat without a collimating lens); Ed Jones provides the third […]

Volume 5, Issue 6
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Volume 5, Issue 6

In this issue Dr. James R. Dire shows how the Stellarvue SV70 Achromatic Refractor can be used as a super-sized finder scope, a guide scope for imaging with a larger instrument, and for wide-field imaging; Austin Grant sharpens his imaging skills with IP4AP’s Soup to Nuts tutorial series, Doug Reilly […]

Volume 5, Issue 5
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Volume 5, Issue 5

In This Issue Dr. Barry Megdal Reviews the Finger Lakes Instrumentation’s Atlas Focuser – an Aptly-Named, High-Payload, Ultra-Precise Imaging Focuser; Cliff De Lacy Gives Seven Steps to Best Results With the Meade Coronado SolarMax II 90; Neil Heacock Introduces the WalterLee heliFocus, a Versatile, Affordable Motor-Focus Solution, Jim Thompson Provides […]

Volume 5, Issue 4
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Volume 5, Issue 4

In this issue Norman Butler builds a 102-mm F/6 Celestron Go-To Binoscope, Richard Wright field tests Software Bisque’s Paramount MX, Rob Broeren and his dream scope – a Meade Max 20, Erik Wilcox builds a roll-off project in paradise, Matt Affenita test drives the Universal Astronomics DoubleStar Mount, Imaging with […]

Volume 5, Issue 3
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Volume 5, Issue 3

In this issue enjoy Dave Snay’s cover article on Chroma Technology Corp’s new entry into astronomic filters, adventures in SCT collimation with “Uncle” Rod Mollise and the Hotech Advanced CT Laser Collimator, go stealth with the Kemer Thomson and the Stellaruve SVR 90T Raptor, Pierre Stromberg demonstrates the next step […]