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Volume 12 Issue 2
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Volume 12 Issue 2

In this issue Editor Gary Parkerson talks about the new focus of the magazine as well as his experience creating an ultra-portable astro-travel kit; Dr. James R. Dire test drives the William Optics 20th Anniversary Flourorstar 123-mm Refractor; Mark Zaslove shows how the Unified Software Theory Prism v10 is a […]

Volume 12 Issue 1
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Volume 12 Issue 1

In this issue, Editor Gary Parkerson discusses the endings and new beginnings for the Pedaling Astronomer project offering Astronomy Outreach on a Pedal-Powered Observatory: Jim Thompson explores the challenges of imaging the eclipse in Calcium-K; As to Calcium-K John O’Neal discusses how he chose the Lunt Calcium-K Module to image […]

Volume 11 Issue 6
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Volume 11 Issue 6

In this issue Editor Gary Parkerson provides an “Epilogue Of An Eclipse;” Ken Kattner shows how to quantify seeing conditions with Alcor System’s Cyclope Seeing Monitor; “Easy Peasy” says Mark Zaslove when using the Track-The-Stars (TTS-160) Panther Alt/Az Mount; Dr. James Dire approaches APO performance without the price with the […]

Volume 11 Issue 5
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Volume 11 Issue 5

It’s Solar Eclipse time! Only one week away! In this issue Dr. James Dire discusses how he gears up eclipse style to travel from Hawaii back to his hometown of Saint Joseph, Missouri, gets to visit with old friends and experience solar eclipse totality!; Editor Gary Parkerson gives you 10 […]

Volume 11 Issue 4
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Volume 11 Issue 4

We are sad to announce that we have lost a long time astro-product innovator and a close friend of those of us in the magazine. We have been fortunate to work with Howie Glatter since the formation of the magazine over 10 years ago and he was always very kind […]

Volume 11, Issue 3
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Volume 11, Issue 3

In this issue Editor Gary Parkerson talks about the astronomers, cyclists and other extraordinarily generous souls he has met during his Pedaling Astronomer Project; Dr. James Dire shows how the Paramount MYT Robotic Telescope Mount is capable of every pound of its rated capacity; Roy Parish, Gary Parkerson and Austin […]

Volume 11, Issue 2
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Volume 11, Issue 2

In this issue Editor Gary Parkerson discusses bringing friends to a star party; Dr. James R. Dire discusses how the Stellarvue SV70T is everything its advertised to be; Tony Bryan writes part one to his design and construction of a 28-inch f/3.6 Dob; Eric Gentry explains what solar eclipse glasses […]

Volume 11, Issue 1
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Volume 11, Issue 1

In this issue we continue our ongoing emphasis on solar observing in advance of the Great Solar Eclipse 2017! This includes our cover article by Austin Grant who demonstrates how the Lunt Solar Systems Calcium K module is an excellent choice for solar viewing and imaging. Also, Editor Gary Parkerson […]

Volume 10, Issue 8
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Volume 10, Issue 8

In this issue editor Gary Parkerson shows how the LUNT SUNoculers deliver a hands-on Solar-viewing experience; Gary also discusses an innovative and custom mounting solution he received from Telescope Support Systems; Phillip Benson shows that double stacking is definitely worth it with the Lunt LS152T Double Stack; Simon Tang expectations […]

Volume 10, Issue 7
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Volume 10, Issue 7

Editor Gary Parkerson talks about his experiences with extraordinary people in the astronomy industry; Mark Zaslove test drives APM’s 100 mm 90° ED-Apo Binoculars; Bob Sandness demonstrates how the Prism V10 Pro software offers a complete astro imaging solution; Michael Deneen builds a DIY dimmable and battery operated red LED […]

Volume 10, Issue 6
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Volume 10, Issue 6

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 […]

Volume 10, Issue 5
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Volume 10, Issue 5

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 […]