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StarNet++ Software Program Provides the Ability for Any Astrophotographer to Remove Stars from Astro Images
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StarNet++ Software Program Provides the Ability for Any Astrophotographer to Remove Stars from Astro Images

Nikita Misiura is an astrophotographer and software developer who created the StarNet++ software system which provides the ability to remove stars from astrophotography images. As Misiura notes, “StarNet++ is neural network-based software that can make star removal from images simpler. The idea was to train a neural network that can […]

Backyard Observatories is Launching a New Remote Telescope Hosting Complex in Northern Ohio
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Backyard Observatories is Launching a New Remote Telescope Hosting Complex in Northern Ohio

The team at Backyard Observatories has announced they are building a new remote telescope hosting facility in Northern Ohio. The “NORTH” (Northern Ohio Remote Telescope Hosting) observatory complex will be ready to host telescopes later this year in Chatham Township, Medina County Ohio located on the edge of Amish country. […]

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Baader FlipMirror II Star Diagonal Offers a Swiss Army Knife for Telescope Astrophotography and Visual Astronomy

The ‘swiss army knife’ of star diagonals, the Baader FlipMirror II Star Diagonal (BFM II) offers 3 adjustable configurable output ports and a high-quality flip mirror. Its multitude of adaptations give the imager and visual astronomer practically limitless ways to couple and operate multiple instruments, cameras, guiders, off axis guider, […]

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Clearline Technology Offers New Replacement for Meade LX10 Telescopes Main PCB Panel

Clearline Technology Corporation uses modern materials, components, and processes to create replacement parts for the venerable Meade Instruments LX-200 telescope. Among its current lineup are the Motor Encoder Board – LX200 Classic/LXD650/LXD750; Calibration Tool for LX200 Motor Encoder Board; and a Boot-Up Emulator for the Meade LX200 Hand Controller. They have now […]