Author: Stuart Parkerson

Orion Telescopes & Binoculars GiantView ED Waterproof Astronomy Binoculars
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Orion Telescopes & Binoculars GiantView ED Waterproof Astronomy Binoculars

Serious amateur astronomers looking for the best and brightest wide-field binocular images of the night sky will appreciate Orion Telescopes & Binoculars’ introduction of its new ED GiantView binos. These Orion binoculars combine a large 80-mm aperture with extra-low dispersion (ED) glass lenses for bright, exceptionally clear, true-color views of […]

Image 1: Catseye XLKPs are available in extended lengths of 1.0, 1.5, 2.0 and 2.5 inches, in addition to the original pictured on the right.
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Catseye Collimation Extended-Barrel XLKPs Telescope Collimation Tools Are Now Available

Newtonian astrograph telescope users can now confidently take autocollimator focuser-axis alignment to the next level of precision without the need of a focuser drawtube extension. By design, Newtonian astrographs incorporate a “back-focus” position of the primary mirror’s native focal plane to facilitate image focus at the camera CCD chip. To […]

APM Introduces Triplet Spotting Scopes
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APM Introduces Triplet Spotting Scopes

The new APM APO Spotting Scopes are perfect for the discerning birdwatcher and nature observer. This refined instrument features a three-element objective lenses, which provides a highly-corrected image, excellent optical performance and high-fidelity true-color images. The new spotting scopes also feature high-quality Poro Prisms. Optics are fully broadband multi-coated throughout […]

iOptron 16-inch Photron Truss-Tube R-C.
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iOptron Introduces New Truss-Tube Photron Ritchey-Crétien Astrograph Telescopes

iOptron’s Photron line of Ritchey-Crétien astrograph telescopes has been expanded with the addition of four new truss-tube models (10-,12-, 14- and 16-inch – $2995, $4295, $5795 and $6995US, respectively). Designed for today’s astro imager, Photron truss-tube R-C telescopes deliver a sharp, clear image from edge to edge. Each of the […]