Articles include the final article in a four part series about the Erik Teeter’s design and construction of the Dobsonian Stellafane Donation Telescope, Erik Wilcox’s test drive of Carina Software’s Voyager 4.5 Dynamic Sky Simulator, Craig Stark’s testing of the Borg 50 Guide Scope and X-Y Stage, Mike Jones’ […]
Articles include Scott Tucker’s overview of the development of the HyperStar imaging system, UK’s Greg Parker’s experiences using two versions of the HyperStar, Jason Scherff’s upgrade to his budget Dob using ScopeStuff’s EbonyStar’s Laminate Round-Bearing Kit, Roger Blake of Taurus Technologies provides part two of the article series on the […]
Articles include Erik Wilcox’s test drive of the Vixen VMC200L Mak-Cass and SXD Sphinx Deluxe Equatorial Mount, Ion Dodd’s experience at the Shooting Star Inn, Roger Blake of Taurus Technologies development of the Virtual Observer software program, Cliff De Lacy’s take of the APT Wedge, Dave Snay’s Collimation Made Easy […]
Articles include Dave Snay’s in depth look at Orion’s StarShoot Deep Space Monochrome Image II and 6-inch Newtonian Imaging OTA, Jeff Bleazy’s confessions of a Mak-Newt fan, Erik Wilcox’s take on the William Optics 28mm UWAN Eyepiece, Robert Teeter’s continuation of his construction of the Stellafane Donation Scope project, A […]
Articles include Rich Simons Deep Sky Instruments New RC10 Richey-Chretien Astrograph, Chris Hetledge’s test drive of the RC10, Craig Starks look at CCD Labs Q543-HR and Q285-M, Robert Teeter, Jr. continues the Stellafane Donation Scope Project, Max Carneau’s participation in the Tzec Maun Foundation, Erik Wilcox builds a Peterson Binocular […]
Articles include OMI’s 48-inch TEXAS size Dob, Dave Miller previews Upcoming Astronomy Events, Penny Distasio’s take on the LightWedge Night Vision, Tony Hallas explores with JMI’s 14.5-inch f/4 Reverse Binoculars, Dave Snay images with Astronomik’s LRGB Type IIc Filters, Richard Wright’s Confessions of a Christmas Trash Scope, Erik Wilcox looks through […]
Articles include Paul Van Slyke’s Black Forest Observatory, a look at the Stellarvue 80ED Nighthawk travel package, an overview of “Nebulosity” image capture and processing software, TMB’s Optical Paragon 40, DSLR Deep-Sky Imaging, the Stellafane Donation Scope Project, Astro Tips, New Products, Industry News, and much more!
Articles include a comprehensive review of the Borg 101 F/4 Astrograph, an introduction to APM’s ATL-AZ Mount, the building of Pier Tech’s Star Travelor Mobile Observatory, astronomy for the visually impaired, a look at Tele Vue’s Ethos, a report on Rigel System’s RS Spectroscope, Vixen’s amazing Newtonian Replica Telescope, a […]
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.