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Celestron StarSense Explorer Tabletop Dobsonian
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Celestron StarSense Explorer Tabletop Dobsonian

The Celestron StarSense Explorer Tabletop Dobsonian lineup offers a unique, easy to use and functional telescope that uses your smartphone to analyze the night sky and calculate its position in real-time. Celestron StarSense Explorer Dobsonian telescopes are offered in 114mm, 130mm, and 150mm configurations. The Celestron StarSense Explorer Tabletop Dobsonian […]

Code Obsession Observatory 2.0
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Code Obsession Observatory 2.0

Code Obsession Observatory 2.0 is a major release of the software program which offers an update to its astronomical image management and preprocessing application for macOS. With the release of Code Obsession Observatory 2.0, the software offers an even more functional and full-featured native macOS application for image management specifically […]

WandererRotator Lite V2
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WandererRotator Lite V2

The updated Wanderer Astro WandererRotator Lite V2 is an ultra lightweight and low-profile M68 motorized camera rotator. It is capable of high speed and precision, at up to 3.5 degrees/second with better than 0.1 degree accuracy. The wide 68mm aperture offers excellent illumination and the ultra-low 12mm profile is perfect […]

iOptron HAE69 Mounts
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iOptron HAE69 Mounts

Recently iOptron announced that the iOptron HAE69 and HAE69EC SWG mounts have evolved into the iOptron HAE69 mounts with the initial offering the iOptron HAE69B iMate mount that features a powerful 64-bit ARM based on-board. The company has just announced that they have made available the HAE69 Alt-Az/Eq mounts without […]

StarSense Explorer Dobsonians
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StarSense Explorer Dobsonians

Celestron is expanding their smartphone-compatible telescopes within its lineup of Celestron StarSense Explorer Dobsonians. Joining the StarSense Explorer 8” and 10” Dobsonians is a new StarSense Explorer 12″ Dobsonian. With a large 12″ Newtonian reflector optical tube, this telescope has enough light-gathering ability to bring out impressive detail in celestial […]

WandererRotator Mini V2
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WandererRotator Mini V2

The updated Wanderer Astro WandererRotator Mini V2 is a lightweight and ultra low-profile M54 motorized camera rotator. It is capable of high speed and precision, at up to 4.5 degrees/second with better than 0.1 degree accuracy. At only 10mm thick, the Mini rotator is ideal for setups where backfocus is […]

OGMA OAG M48 Off-Axis Guider
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OGMA OAG M48 Off-Axis Guider

The OGMA OAG M48 Off-Axis Guider allows astrophotographers to use the same telescope for both guiding and imaging. As the OGMA team notes, “After adding the OAGM48 to your imaging train, the small prism inside the Off-Axis Guider will redirect a portion of the star field that usually doesn’t fall […]

PixInsight for Newbies
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PixInsight for Newbies

The next Masters of PixInsight Workshop continues their “PixInsight for Newbies” series and will be hosted virtually on October 31, 2023 at 7 PM EDT by Warren Keller and Dr. Ron Brecher. As the team notes, “Now that you’ve begun to harness PixInsight’s powerful toolkit, it’s time to take it […]

Lightweight Vixen Dovetails
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Lightweight Vixen Dovetails

Rouz Astro is offering lightweight Vixen dovetails to mount accessories on telescopes. The dovetails are CAD designed and 3D printed for maximum strength to weight ratio, saving a lot of weight (typically 1/3 of metal) which also improves mount tracking performance. These lightweight Vixen dovetails offer a variety of hole […]