Author: Stuart Parkerson

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Check out this video streamed on Feb 26, 2017 of the spectacular Southern Ring of Fire solar eclipse, streamed in 360° from the remote town of Coyhaique in southern Chile, one of the best places in the world to see the this eclipse. The video was taken in Coyhaique’s main […]

CGX EQUATORIAL MOUNT AND TRIPOD
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CGX EQUATORIAL MOUNT AND TRIPOD

For eight years, Celestron’s workhorse CGEM mount lineup has been the German Equatorial backbone for telescopes ranging from 6 to 11 inches of aperture. Since that time, many more astro-imagers and planetarium controlled setups have emerged as backyard telescope technology has evolved. Celestron’s engineering team applied their years of experience […]

CCD-Guide 2017 Edition Now Available
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CCD-Guide 2017 Edition Now Available

The CCD-Guide is a project of Astronomischer Arbeitskreis Salzkammergut (AAS) – Gahberg observatory (www.astronomie.at) in Austria. Every year since 1997, the CCD team of the observatory Gahberg publishes a new DVD which contains the best CCD and DSLR images of the AAS members. The total revenue from the sale of […]

About Binoscopes – Focusing on Three Fundamentals: Cost, Performance and Function
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About Binoscopes – Focusing on Three Fundamentals: Cost, Performance and Function

This article was written by Norman Butler, the author of Building and Using Binoscopes, of Springer’s The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series (https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319076881). Norm is also a long-time contributor to this magazine. Indeed, two of his previous articles are featured as this issue’s Looking Back installments. Springer describes Building and […]