Author: Stuart Parkerson

ZWO ASI2400MC Pro
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ZWO ASI2400MC Pro

The ZWO ASI2400MC Pro is a CMOS camera which utilizes the Sony IMX410 sensor. The ZWO ASI2400MC Pro incorporates the IMX410 full-frame format, a width of 36mm * 24mm and a diagonal of 43.3mm. Currently it is available in a one-shot color (OSC) version. As the ZWO team notes, “OSC […]

Meteorites for Holiday Gifts
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Meteorites for Holiday Gifts

Galactic Stone & Ironwork has announced that it has a large supply of meteorites available for the holiday season. As owner Mike Gilmer notes, “This is the largest offering of new specimens that I have offered in many years which has meteorites, fossils, minerals, and everything in between. However, despite […]

William Optics RedCat 51 ZWO EAF Mount Bracket
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William Optics RedCat 51 ZWO EAF Mount Bracket

New Buckeyestargazer Shop accessories are available including a William Optics RedCat 51 ZWO EAF Mount Bracket. Joel Short, an astroimaging enthusiast located in Northern Indiana, opened the Buckeyestargazer Shop to make available items he has developed to offer affordable and uncomplicated accessories. As Short comments, “These are simple and practical […]

iOptron HEM15 Mount
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iOptron HEM15 Mount

The iOptron HEM15 Mount with iPolar is the latest addition to iOptron’s HEM hybrid strain wave drive mounts. This mount offers among the most light weight mount to payload ratio available. With a mount head weighing 5.5lbs, the iOptron HEM15 Mount can carry a 15 lbs payload without needing a […]

iOptron HAZ Mounts
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iOptron HAZ Mounts

The iOptron HAZ Mounts have been added to the into iOptron strain wave gear mount family. The iOptron HAZ31 and HAZ46 offer a very light weight and compact Alt/Az mounting opportunity in a medium payload. The HAZ31 mount has a mount head weighing in at 8.2 lbs and offers a […]

iOptron HAE43 Mounts
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iOptron HAE43 Mounts

The iOptron HAE43 Mounts are the newest members of the iOptron strain wave gear mount family. The AZ/EQ dual mount HAE43 and HAE43EC are light weight, compact, medium payload mounts that will deliver a new level of astronomy experience with a mount head weighing in at 12lbs with a payload […]

Affordable Astrophotography
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Affordable Astrophotography

Affordable astrophotography will be the subject this week on the Sky-Watcher What’s Up? Webcast. The Sky-Watcher team will take a deep dive into building an affordable astrophotography imaging system. They will discuss how to put together an affordable astrophotography system for various levels and price points. The Sky-Watcher What’s Up? […]

ZWO ASIAIR Mini
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ZWO ASIAIR Mini

The ZWO ASIAIR Mini provides the ability for wireless astrophotography control in a small, compact format. In comparison to the ZWO ASIAIR Plus, the ZWO ASIAIR Mini is 42% smaller and 21% lighter. It is constructed of CNC machined aluminum which provides high dew and dust resistance. The ZWO ASIAIR […]

Luminos 9 App Updates
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Luminos 9 App Updates

Luminos 9 app updates have been announced by the app’s publisher. This update adds numerous cross-references to the deep space database, improves Meade and Astro-Physics mount coordinate update rates, adds 60 new surface features, has updated predictions for Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, adds Apple Watch Ultra support, and fixes bugs. […]

Sky Quality Map Europe
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Sky Quality Map Europe

The Sky Quality Map Europe is a comprehensive source of information for anyone looking for dark skies or wanting to know the level of light pollution in their region. The map’s data is based on satellite data prepared by the renowned Italian researchers Fabio Falchi and Riccardo Furgoni. This data […]

Avalon EVO-Quattro Mount
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Avalon EVO-Quattro Mount

The Avalon EVO-Quattro Mount offers a ultra-high capacity mount that can support telescopes up to 25” in a single or dual configuration. With a payload capacity of 250kg it is an excellent choice to mount heavy telescopes with high accuracy for astrophotography. Entirely made of anodized aluminum and machined with […]