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Tracy Daugherty Publishes Dante and the Early Astronomer Offering an Interesting Take on Early Amateur Astronomy
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Tracy Daugherty Publishes Dante and the Early Astronomer Offering an Interesting Take on Early Amateur Astronomy

Tracy Daugherty is a professor emeritus of English and creative writing at Oregon State University. In his recently released book, “Dante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens,” he tells the story of Mary Acworth Evershed, a pioneering female amateur astronomer who was […]

Astronomik Releases Astro Imaging Clip Filters for Mirrorless Full Format Canon EOS R and RP Cameras
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Astronomik Releases Astro Imaging Clip Filters for Mirrorless Full Format Canon EOS R and RP Cameras

Astronomik has announced that it has introduced new XL Clip-Filters for Canon’s mirrorless full format EOS R and RP cameras. Astronomik’s Clip-Filter offerings are hugely popular with DSLR camera owners for astro imaging. Ingenious in their design, these custom-made filters fit inside the housing of the camera, just behind the […]

Orion Offers New StarShoot Compact Astro Tracker for Long-Exposure and Nightscape Astrophotography
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Orion Offers New StarShoot Compact Astro Tracker for Long-Exposure and Nightscape Astrophotography

Orion’s new StarShoot Compact Astro Tracker (CAT) offers the ability to shoot long-exposure and nightscape astrophotography and create daytime and nighttime time-lapse videos. The palm-sized, precision camera tracking module houses a right ascension DC servo motor with all metal gears and offers selectable sidereal, solar, and lunar tracking rates. Pop […]