Author: Lance Palmer

Volume 6, Issue 2
Issues

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
Issues

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
Issues

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
Issues

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
Issues

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
Issues

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 […]

Volume 5, Issue 2
Issues

Volume 5, Issue 2

In this issue enjoy Phyllis Lang’s critical evaluation the Teeter’s Telescope 14.5-Inch Truss-Dob, ATT Editor Gary Parkerson’s thoughts on a modern take on an old-school design with the Astro Telescopes 102-MMF/11 Refractor, Austin Grant’s test drive of the William Optics DDG Focus System, a case study by Tim DeBenedictis on […]

Volume 5, Issue 1
Issues

Volume 5, Issue 1

Inside this issue enjoy Dr. James Dire’s review of the William Optics Megrez 120-mm Refractor, Penny Distasio first glipse of the Celestron SkyProdigy at the CES, Klaus Brasch field tests the TMB-92L Signature Series, AG Optical Systems 18-Inch Newtonian Astrograph visits Mark Manner’s observatory, Rick Saunders discusses ownership of the […]

Volume 4, Issue 6
Issues

Volume 4, Issue 6

In this issue Mike Harvey gives a real world look at the new Tele Vue Paracorr 2, John Vogt tries out the new Starlight Integrated Paracorr System, Alan Smallbone tests the Hotech SCA Field Flattener, Erik Wilcox finishes his series of Tele Vue Ethos reviews with look at the 3.7-mm […]

Volume 4, Issue 5
Issues

Volume 4, Issue 5

In this issue Dr. James Dire gives his advice on selecting a GEM mount, Dave Snay goes planetary with the Imaging Source’s DMK 41AU02.AS Camera, Erik Wilcox installs an 1800Destiny 3-vane spider and shows how to test optics with the Gerd Neumann 10-mm Ronchi Eyepiece, Bob Keyser shares his experience […]

Volume 4, Issue 4
Issues

Volume 4, Issue 4

Included in this issue Dave Snay offers three articles including reviews of the Astronomik CLS-CCD Light Pollution Filter, Carina Mobile SkiFi, and the Hubble Artificial Star; Rick Saunders builds a DIY focuser motor solution; another DIY article on making an inexpensive artificial star by Paul Grunwald; Jack Huerkamp discusses new […]

Volume 4, Issue 3
Issues

Volume 4, Issue 3

This issue includes a look back at 50 years of innovate products by Celestron, Craig Stark’s review of the AstroHutech IDAS 31-mm Reflection Suppression Filters, Dave Snay’s test of the Orion StarShoot Deep Space Monochrome Imager III, Norm Bulter’s Newtonian ATM project anyone can build with a little time and […]