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Sky-Intella-Blu
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Sky-Intella-Blu

Sky-Intella-Blu is a wireless Bluetooth adapter for the Orion Intelliscope to interface with SkySafari on an Android tablet or smart phone to provide rapid targeting on the fly. As the creator notes, “Exploring the universe with a computerized “push to” telescope is just a whole lot cooler with this!” The […]

Luminos 9 App
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Luminos 9 App

The publisher of the Luminos 9 App has announced that the app will be discontinued in January 2023. The company will continue to produce Luminos Pro. Luminos 9 will continue to be updated for the next year, including ensuring that it’s compatible with iOS 16. Compatibility with iOS 17 and […]

SkyEye2 All-Sky Camera
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SkyEye2 All-Sky Camera

The SkyEye2 All-Sky Camera is the latest version of Interactive Astronomy’s all-sky camera that records high quality images and creates time-lapse videos of the night sky. Exposure times are user adjustable from 1 second to 60 seconds or can be placed in automatic mode. Dark frame calibration is available for […]

Chiricahua Sky Village
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Chiricahua Sky Village

Chiricahua Sky Village is a new observing complex in the planning stages in southern Arizona. It is the brainchild of a group of amateur astronomers in the Pacific Northwest who, three years ago, established a 30-acre dark sky site in eastern Washington known as the Goldendale Sky Village. As the […]

XAGYL Ultra-Thin Motorized Filter Wheel
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XAGYL Ultra-Thin Motorized Filter Wheel

The XAGYL Ultra-Thin Motorized Filter Wheel has been newly updated to achieve carousel rotation speeds more than 5 times faster than the XAGYL FW5125V4 filter wheel. The USB motorized filter wheel is aimed towards astronomical use and designed for visual and photographic observation of celestial objects. It enables automated access […]

INDIGO Platform
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INDIGO Platform

The INDIGO Platform is a system of standards and frameworks for multiplatform and distributed astronomy software development designed to scale with a specific user’s needs. INDIGO is a product of the INDIGO initiative, a group of amateur/professional astronomers, software developers and hardware vendors. Users can now access the latest updates […]

Celestron Aluminum Dew Shield with Cover Cap
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Celestron Dew Prevention

The new Celestron dew prevention collection provides a wide variety of accessories to keep dew at bay. Celestron Aluminum Dew Shield with Cover Cap The Celestron Aluminum Dew Shield with Cover Cap protects your telescope tube in the field. The dew shield reduces radiative cooling of the Schmidt corrector lens […]

ZWO AM5 Harmonic Equatorial Mount
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ZWO AM5 Harmonic Equatorial Mount

The ZWO AM5 Harmonic Equatorial Mount is the latest release from ZWO. Traditional equatorial mounts can require counterweights for use to keep balance in RA and DEC directions. Harmonic drive mounts eliminate this need. Instead of worm gears, harmonic drive mounts use a type of reducer called a strain wave […]

Nico Carver of Nebula Photos
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Nico Carver of Nebula Photos

An interview with Nico Carver of Nebula Photos will be the focus this week on the Sky-Watcher What’s Up? Webcast. The final episode of 2021, the Sky-Watcher team will sit down with astronomer and Youtuber Nico Carver of Nebula Photos. Nico doesn’t just take amazing pictures, he teaches his audience […]