Author: Stuart Parkerson

Starlight Instruments SI-RCEF
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Starlight Instruments SI-RCEF

The Starlight Instruments SI-RCEF allows you to electronically control the helical focuser of the William Optics Red Cat and Space Cat 51mm Telescopes. The Starlight Instruments SI-RCEF comes with a modified version of the company’s Handy Stepper Motor (HSM). This “Handy” stepper motor unit motor housing allows you to still […]

Meade LXPS 18 Lithium Battery
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Meade LXPS 18 Lithium Battery

The Meade LXPS 18 Lithium Battery is a 222 Watt-hour Lithium-Ion Battery with 12v DC output, ideal for powering your 12v telescope. It features a 110V AC inverter to power your laptop or other 110V AC-powered accessory. It also includes 5v USB charge ports and can power multiple electronic devices […]

Scopetech Mount Zero
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Scopetech Mount Zero

The Scopetech Mount Zero is a new ultra-portable, single arm fork mount. With a 7kg payload it is a deceptively simple alt-azimuth mount that features a ball bearing plus worm gear and wheel on each axis rather than a basic clutch meaning there is no need to tighten/loosen once the […]

Meade 5000 PWA Eyepieces
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Meade 5000 PWA Eyepieces

The new Meade 5000 PWA Eyepieces (PWA stands for Premium Wide-Angle) are high-quality eyepieces that feature a fully multi-coated optical design with premium-grade optical glass for the best possible image correction in color, contrast, and brightness. The blackened lens edges provide enhanced contrast and help to reduce reflections while the […]

Meade UHD 5000 Eyepieces
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Meade UHD 5000 Eyepieces

The new Meade UHD 5000 Eyepieces are the company’s new Ultra-High Definition (UHD) eyepiece series offering a very wide field-of-view, with pinpoint edge-of-field sharpness. The  eyepieces are available in 1.25” barrels in 10mm, 15mm, 18mm, 24mm configurations and a 2” barrel for the 30mm eyepiece. The Meade UHD 5000 Eyepieces […]

Sky-Watcher Esprit ED Triplet Series
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Sky-Watcher Esprit ED Triplet Series

The Sky-Watcher Esprit ED Triplet Series is Sky-Watcher’s premium apochromatic refractor line. This week on the Sky-Watcher USA What’s Up? Webcast, the Sky-Watcher team will take a look at the Sky-Watcher Series, their functionality and more. The What’s Up? is a live webcast held every Friday from 10am to 11am […]

Xasteria+ Astronomy Weather App
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Xasteria+ Astronomy Weather App

Xasteria+ is a modified version of the free Xasteria astronomy weather iOS app. Xasteria+ is normally included in the Polar Scope Align Pro app and is now available as a stand-alone iOS app because, as developer Dimitrios Kechagias notes, not everyone needs a polar alignment app. The regular version of […]