Author: Stuart Parkerson

Agema Optics Super Doublet Agema SD-180
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Agema Optics Super Doublet Agema SD-180

Agema Optics offers Super Doublet Apochromatic Refractors that provide an optical design calculated to provide spectacularly high-contrast star and planet viewing and great color correction. They deliver diffraction-limited images for the visual spectrum and allow both visual observation and digital imaging. The company has announced that it will start producing […]

Atik Apx26
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Atik Apx26

The Atik Apx26 is the latest addition to the Apx series and Atik’s growing portfolio of CMOS sensor cameras. The camera will be available this summer and will offer innovative features such as in situ levelling and a built in USB hub, while seamlessly integrating with Atik’s advanced software solutions. […]

Explore Scientific ReflexSight
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Explore Scientific ReflexSight

The Explore Scientific ReflexSight is a new “multi-dot” reticle design in standard 4.0 degree, 2.0 degree, and 0.5 degree circular patterns that prevents blocking stars in the field. The ReflexSight fits on common “dovetail-style” viewfinder bases which will allow the user to attach the device on almost any telescope without […]

iOptron HEM27 and HEM27EC Mounts
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iOptron HEM27 and HEM27EC Mounts

The HEM27 and the HEM27EC are iOptron’s new hybrid harmonic drive mounts. These light weight, high payload mounts weigh in at 8.15lbs with a payload capability of 29.74lbs, without a counter weight or shaft. As the iOptron team notes, “We are pleased to introduce a revolutionary new mount family of […]

ZWO TC40 Tripod
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ZWO TC40 Tripod

The ZWO TC40 Tripod offers a large load capacity, great portability with high strength and high impact resistance. ZWO designed this lightweight, yet sturdy, carbon fiber tripod to be the perfect compliment for the ZWO AM5 Equatorial/Alt-Azimuth mount. Weighing in at 5 lb., this tripod is portable and still maintains […]

Vernonscope 2″ Gold Coated Diagonal
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Vernonscope 2″ Gold Coated Diagonal

The Vernonscope 2″ Gold Coated Diagonal has been re-issued in honor of the James Webb Space Telescope. The Gold-coated 1/20th Wave Quartz Star Diagonal is built around a quartz flat with reflective coating and a protective quartz overcoat. The gold coasting provides a warm cast, reduction of blue/violet, amazing contrast, […]

Vernonscope Dakin Barlows
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Vernonscope Dakin Barlows

A change to the Vernonscope Dakin Barlows has been announced by the company as it has updated its 2” 2.4X Dakin Barlow design. The 2″ Vernonscope 2.4X Dakin Barlow can be used with telescopes that accept 2” eyepieces. This Barlow is made with very high quality glass lens that gives […]

Askar Universal Dovetail Rails
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Askar Universal Dovetail Rails

Askar universal dovetail rails in Vixen and Losmondy styles are now available. Many dovetail plates have only a few holes and slots for attaching your astronomy accessories. But these high-quality dovetail plates from Askar include plenty of connection points and give you many options to securely attach your tube rings, […]

Berlebach Tripod Releases
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Berlebach Tripod Releases

Among the Berlebach tripod releases include the Report Anniversary Edition Tripod and Graviton Tripod. Report Anniversary Edition Tripod On the occasion of Berlebach’s 120th anniversary, the company has produced a limited edition of 120 of this high-grade tripod made of high-quality walnut wood and hand-polished brass fittings. The tripod has […]

ZWO ASI533MM Pro
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ZWO ASI533MM Pro

The ZWO ASI533MM Pro is a cooled monochrome camera that comes with an impressive full well of 50,000e and a large 9.05MP sensor. The size of the sensor gives this camera a 14 bit dynamic range and provides astrophotographers with crisp clear images. This camera offers high-quality features like high […]