In this issue Richard W. Wright, Jr. goes on a quest for glorious diffraction spikes with the Sky-Watcher Quattro 12-inch Imaging Newt; Ray Bureau get out of his chair and into the field with the Celestron AVX system; A Q&A with Shane Santi on lightweight mirrors; Dr. James R. Dire […]
Author: Stuart Parkerson
In this issue Editor Gary Parkerson opines on knowing what is essential; Paul Temple discusses how the Explore Scientific AR 102 is an outstanding value; Terry Ostahowski quest for a backyard observatory; Gary Parkerson’s experience with the tiny LapDome tent to protect electronic devices, Rachel Parkerson demonstrates how the Universe2go […]
In this issue Editor Gary Parkerson discusses his new “Pedaling Astronomer Project”; Erik Wilcox helps bring astronomy to the masses as he describes how he has worked to build an astronomy tour in Hawaii; John O’Neill test drives the new Explore Scientific 127 FCD100 refractor; Jim Meadows shows how to […]
In this issue Mark Zaslove test drives the remarkable APM 152mm f/7.9 ED-APO; James L. Chen shows how the Nexstar Evolution 6 and SkyPortal provide the ultimate grab-and-go scope; Jim Meadows explains how the MallinCam SkyRaider NetBook Kit offers an affordable introduction to video astronomy; Dr. James R. Dire enjoys […]
Our biggest issue ever at 90 pages! In this issue Gary Parkerson discusses how the evolution of Astronomy Technology Today continues; Austin Grant shows that Astronomik L-RGB Typ2c and Narrowband Filters have no halos – none!; James Chen provides expert insight into how the Vixen SX2 with Star Book TEN […]
Welcome to the first issue of our new digital monthly magazine! Inside is Roy Parish’s review of the Lunt LS60, the Celestron StarSense AutoAlign Telescope Alignment System is test driven by Ray Bureau, Austin Grant demonstrates how the ZWO ASI120MM Astronomy Camera Kit is the Do-It-All for Astro-Imaging, Editor Gary […]
In this issue ATT editor Gary Parkerson explains the magazine’s new digital focus; Mark Zaslove shows the Borg 90FL to be light, fast and fantastic; Austin Grant upgrades his observatory with Lunatico Astronomia’s Seletek Platypus and Firefly; Discovery Telescopes Premium DHQ Newtonian Reflectors are given a test run by Dr. […]
Articles include comet chronicler Gary Kronk’s Backyard Observatories roll-off roof observatory installation, a report of a new college mirror-making workshop introduced by a Florida educator, the second installment of Rob Teeter’s Stellafane experiences, an introduction to Orion’s Redbeam SP Flashlight, Erik Wilcox’s take on Celestron’s new SkyScout Scope, a report […]
Articles include Richard Berry’s in depth review of QSI’s 532ws CCD Camera, two looks at Stellarvue’s SV102ED, Penny Distasio’s review of Celestron’s new clothing line, Rob Teeter’s look back at his experiances at Stellafane, Erik Wilcox’s review of Howie Glatter’s laser collimator, the latest industry news and new products, astro tips, and more.
Articles include Lorelei Parker Power’s cover story featuring Woodland Hills Telescopes’ Farah Payan, two featuring ATM projects building an observing chair and an 8-inch ball scope. Other articles cover IP4AP image processing instruction, the merits of Dob shrouds, choosing low power eyepieces, simple remote observatory automation, Heater Meals providing warmth […]
Check out Rich Williams’ Sierra Stars Observatory (SSO) as well as Dave Snay’s test drive of SSO. This issue also includes a report on Thousand Oaks’ Nebula Filters, the Advanced Alt-Az Telescope Project, and Optical Mechanics’ James Mulherin’s demystification of mirror coating processes.
ChronosMount’s revolutionary Harmonic Drive Gearing Mount System; HOTS 2007 welcomes solar enthusiasts from across the country; the Zeke Seat – a comfy observing chair; Optimizing the Orion 100-mm, f/6 Achro; Dave Miller of Durango Skies gives an insider’s tips on selecting and building a personal observatory; Pete Peterson of Peterson […]