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Meet Star Gazers App
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Meet Star Gazers App

The Meet Star Gazers app is an application that is dedicated to supporting astronomy clubs and other organizations involved with astronomy outreach. The app is designed to help astronomy clubs, associations and observatories forge a stronger bond with their members and increase their outreach efforts through a solution that they can […]

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DYI Equatorial Platform Kit

A new DYI equatorial platform kit is now available from Blandin Equatorial Platforms. The company launched in 2019 with its line of Crossbow Aluminum Equatorial Platforms and is now offering a DYI equatorial platform kit for Dobsonian telescopes up 10″ that weighing 80 pounds or less. These kits feature a […]

Stellarium Planetarium Software
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Stellarium Planetarium Software

Stellarium planetarium software is an open-source application which renders 3D photo-realistic skies in real time displaying stars, constellations, planets, nebulae and more. Stellarium is licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 and is available for Linux, Windows, and macOS. Stellarium provides a real-time view of […]

Afocal Adapter for Eyepieces
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Afocal Adapter for Eyepieces

A new afocal adapter for eyepieces has been released from OVNI Night Vision, which specializes in manufacturing night vision eyepieces intended for amateur astronomy. The afocal adapter is compatible with OVNI Night Vision’s OVNI-M monocular and the and OVNI-B night vision binoviewer which was recently released in November, both utilizing […]

Counterweight Bar Accessory Mount
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Counterweight Bar Accessory Mount

The CBAM is a Counterweight Bar Accessory Mount for GEM Mounts from Scopestuff that offers an aluminum block that clamps on the counterweight bar on GEM mounts that have 18mm or 20mm diameter bars, to provide mounting points for a variety of accessories. The biggest benefit of mounting accessories on […]

iOptron GEM28
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iOptron GEM28

The iOptron GEM28 and GEM28EC are new compact next-generation German equatorial mounts that, like their predecessors, are designed with portability in mind. Weighing in at only 10 lbs. these mounts can support up to a 28lb payload offering an incredible 2.8 mount weight to payload ratio. iOptron achieved this functionality […]