Author: Stuart Parkerson

Orion StarBlast Travel Refractor
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Orion StarBlast Travel Refractor

The new Orion StarBlast Travel Refractor is an entry level telescope offering a 02mm (4″) achromatic refractor telescope outfitted with a full-length stainless steel tripod and two-way pan head as well as a number of accessories – all of which fit neatly into a solid carry case for convenient transport […]

Code Obsession Announces Observatory 1.5.1
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Code Obsession Announces Observatory 1.5.1

Code Obsession has announced the availability of Observatory 1.5.1 which offers an update to its astronomical image management and preprocessing application for macOS. Observatory is a full-featured native macOS application for image management specifically designed for astronomy. It helps you keep your astronomical images organized with albums, smart albums, tags, […]

PHD2 v2.6.8 Released
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PHD2 v2.6.8 Released

PHD2 is open source telescope guiding software that simplifies the process of tracking a guide star, letting you concentrate on other aspects of deep-sky imaging or spectroscopy. The latest v2.6.8 release offers new functionality for Altair and QHY cameras, better tolerance of INDI/ASCOM mount drivers that incorrectly report guide speed […]

Orion E-Series Zoom Eyepiece
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Orion E-Series Zoom Eyepiece

The Orion E-Series Zoom Eyepiece offers a single eyepiece that you can adjust to alter its focal length which changes its magnification. Put the eyepiece into your telescope and by simply turning the barrel of the zoom eyepiece you will zoom into or out from whatever you are looking at. […]

Tele Vue SRT-2010 Starbeam
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Tele Vue SRT-2010 Starbeam

Tele Vue has released a quick-release mounting system for the Starbeam finder. The SRT-2010 Starbeam is Tele Vue’s latest version – SRT stands for (S)tarbeam, (R)emovable, (T)ele Vue) and it employs Tele Vue’s existing Quick Release Bracket and the Dovetail system. Through the lens Starbeam users see an unamplified, natural […]