Author: Stuart Parkerson

ZWO ASI662MC Camera
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ZWO ASI662MC Camera

The ZWOASI662MC camera adopts the Sony IMX662 sensor with the latest technology. Compared to the previous generation of sensors, it has very low readout noises and an extreme large full well capacity which is 3 times larger than that of Sony IMX462 sensor. This helps effectively avoid overexposure issues and […]

ZWO ASI432MM Camera
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ZWO ASI432MM Camera

The ZWO ASI432MM camera is a mono camera that uses a Sony-IMX432 global shutter CMOS sensor. Its frame size is 1.1″, with large 9.0µm pixels, 1.77 million pixels (1608×1104). In ADC 12-bit mode, it can output 120 frames per second at full resolution and has a read out noise level […]

iOptron SkyHunter Mount
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iOptron SkyHunter Mount

The iOptron SkyHunter mount offers the ultimate in Grab N’ Go functionality with GoTo and built-in Wi-Fi for control from your smartphone. It has to be one of the lightest, most compact and portable full function mounts ever introduced on the market. Fifteen years after releasing the innovational Cube AZ/EQ […]

Beta Testing SkySafari 7 for Android
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Beta Testing SkySafari 7 for Android

Simulation Curriculum is reaching out to the amateur astronomy community for help with beta testing SkySafari 7 for Android. Among the highlights of this version is support for INDI and Alpaca. As the Simulation Curriculum team notes, “Your beta-testing feedback, whatever you can contribute, will be invaluable to the success […]

Australian Telescope Hosting
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Australian Telescope Hosting

There is a new Australian telescope hosting service available for those who want to image in the Southern Hemisphere. According to the Swan Reach remote hosting team, “We are pleased to announce a new hosting facility about to be completed in Australia at Swan Reach, South Australia (35 degrees south […]

wifi-Aline Collimation Tool
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wifi-Aline Collimation Tool

The wifi-Aline collimation tool from Rigel Systems has been updated with new adjustable focus and other new features. The wifi-Aline enhances the accurate collimation of Dobsonian and Newtonian telescopes by sending a real-time video stream of the telescope optics wirelessly to a tablet, phone or computer’s display. It does not […]

Saturn SQR Cameras
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Saturn SQR Cameras

Designed for Lunar, Solar mosaic and DSO imaging the Saturn SQR cameras from Player One Astronomy feature the Sony IMX533 CMOS image sensor offering high image quality, high resolution and a square format with virtually no amp glow. The Saturn-C and Saturn-M SQR camera’s IMX533 sensor is based on Sony […]