Author: Stuart Parkerson

Pegasus Astro Powerbox Advance
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Pegasus Astro Powerbox Advance

The Pegasus Astro Powerbox Advance is a multi-functional device designed to support the efforts of both visual and imaging amateur astronomers. The device is designed to offer a mix of features between the Pegasus Astro Pocket sensor and the Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox and has been designed to provide more […]

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Pegasus Astro Powerbox Advance

The Pegasus Astro Powerbox Advance is a multi-functional device designed to support the efforts of both visual and imaging amateur astronomers. The device is designed to offer a mix of features between the Pegasus Astro Pocket sensor and the Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox and has been designed to provide more […]

Sky Chart Printing
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Sky Chart Printing

Sky chart printing and more are now available from PDX Astronomy. The new service provides the ability for you to print your favorite sky charts, atlases, observing guides and other field manuals on water-proof paper. The process is simple, simply email your documents in a PDF with your order. PDX […]

PlaneWave Instruments CDK600
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PlaneWave Instruments CDK600

A PlaneWave Instruments CDK600 was installed for Brigham Young University. The company has shared a video instillation where they install a PlaneWave Instruments CDK600 observatory telescope package on an equatorial wedge. The CDK600 package from PlaneWave includes a CDK24 telescope and L-600 direct drive mount. This system is great for […]

Deep-Sky Planner 8
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Deep-Sky Planner 8

Deep-Sky Planner 8 from Knightware has been released offering an updated and expanded professional catalog data and lots of new features. Deep-Sky Planner 8 makes your imaging and visual observing faster, easier and more accurate. Deep-Sky Planner 8 astronomy software for Windows provides the powerful, accurate tools you need to […]

Observatory 1.6
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Observatory 1.6

Observatory 1.6 has been released by Code Obsession providing an update to the astrophotography image management and preprocessing application for macOS. Observatory is now a macOS Universal app, which can run natively on both Apple silicon and Intel-based Mac computers. Observatory 1.6 integrates with macOS to add Quick Look and […]

MallinCam SkyRaider DS26c/mTEC
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MallinCam SkyRaider DS26c/mTEC

With a 16 bits A/D converter, the new MallinCam SkyRaider DS26c/mTEC is a video equipped camera with the new Sony Industrial  26.1 megapixels, back illuminated IMX571BQR-J, APS-C size, 28.3 mm (1.8 type) diagonal, 80% QE high performance CMOS sensor. Having 3.76 X3.76 microns pixels with no amp glow, this new […]

Mount Lemmon SkyCenter
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Mount Lemmon SkyCenter

The Mount Lemmon SkyCenter will be the focus of this week’s What’s Up? Webcast as the Sky-Watcher team talks to Dr. Alan Strauss, Director, Director of the center, to learn what it’s like to run an astronomical facility, outreach/education and much more. The Mount Lemmon SkyCenter offers science and astronomy educational […]

How to Use a Telescope
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How to Use a Telescope

For those interested in learning how to use a telescope, the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society is offering a free online course in amateur astronomy. The five part course starts on January 23, 2021 and is a great way for those who received a telescope for Christmas to learn the basics of […]

Atik Cameras Apx60
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Atik Cameras Apx60

The Atik Cameras Apx60 is now available for preorder. The company has announced that the 61MP camera maintains the original vision for the camera, utilizing the Sony IMX455 full frame CMOS sensor that is revolutionizing amateur astronomy. The Monochrome sensor provides the ability to get the most detail out of […]

Telescope Holiday Gift Guide
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Telescope Holiday Gift Guide

A telescope holiday gift guide will be the subject this week on the What’s Up? Webcast as the Sky-Watcher team prepares for the upcoming holidays and explores options for buying that perfect telescope or astronomical accessory. They will take a look at the best offerings for this holiday season and the […]