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The Light-Hearted Astronomer Observes Again Updates Original 1984 Classic Best Seller
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The Light-Hearted Astronomer Observes Again Updates Original 1984 Classic Best Seller

In 1984 Ken Fulton published the “The Light-Hearted Astronomer”, a humorous and down-to-earth tome offering common sense on practicing amateur astronomy. He has updated his original work in his publication of “The Light-Hearted Astronomer Observes Again” which he crafted to appeal to beginners and experienced practitioners of the hobby. As […]

SkyTools 4 is Now Available in a Visual Observing Edition for Amateur Telescope Users
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SkyTools 4 is Now Available in a Visual Observing Edition for Amateur Telescope Users

SkyTools 4 is now two products, SkyTools Imaging, which comes in a single edition, and the newly introduced SkyTools Visual , which is a comprehensive software platform dedicated to every aspect of visual observing including planning, finder charts, controlling a telescope and logging observations. SkyTools Visual comes in three editions: […]

Xerxes Scientific Announces Prototype of Offers New Single Arm Telescope Mount for Astro Imaging
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Xerxes Scientific Announces Prototype of Offers New Single Arm Telescope Mount for Astro Imaging

Xerxes Scientific launched last year with the purpose of creating semi-custom telescope mounts and control systems for astronomical imaging. Their initial product designs were the D11 and D21 direct drive modules which are part of their modular telescope mount system, which can either be incorporated into custom telescope mounts or […]

Lunático Astronomia’s Lunático New Last Line of Defense Software Offers the Ultimate Telescope Observatory Automation Protection
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Lunático Astronomia’s Lunático New Last Line of Defense Software Offers the Ultimate Telescope Observatory Automation Protection

Lunático Astronomia’s new Lunático Last Line of Defense (LLLOD) software is designed to be there, hidden, in your observatory computer, waiting to take action if anything goes wrong. In a nutshell, it will monitor certain elements, periodically, and take control of and close the observatory if the circumstances become unsafe. […]