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The Society for Astronomical Sciences Will Hold its 38th Annual SAS Symposium on Telescope Science May 30 in Ontario, California
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The Society for Astronomical Sciences Will Hold its 38th Annual SAS Symposium on Telescope Science May 30 in Ontario, California

The Society for Astronomical Sciences (SAS) will hosting its 38th annual Symposium on May 30-31-June 1, 2019 in Ontario, California. This event is a joint meeting with the Center for Backyard Astrophysics. The event will be held at the Ontario Gateway Hotel. Each year over 100 participants from North and […]

Example of a GEM-style equatorial mount made from two D11 drive units, counterweight plate, plus mounting hardware.
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Xerxes Scientific Telescope Mounts

Xerxes Scientific is a new company that was created to offer semi-custom telescope mounts and control systems for astronomical imaging. Their initial products are 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 be […]

Orion Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph Truss Tube Telescopes
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Orion Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph Truss Tube Telescopes

Orion‘s 10″ and 12” f/8 Orion Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph Truss Tube Telescopes feature premium quartz mirror optics in its hyperbolic primary and secondary to achieve flat images that are virtually free of chromatic aberration, for true-color performance. Each of the Orion Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph Truss Tube Telescopes primary mirror and the secondary […]

Sky-Watcher USA Introduces 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Telescope Astro Imaging Packages
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Sky-Watcher USA Introduces 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Telescope Astro Imaging Packages

Sky-Watcher is celebrating its 20th Anniversary and to help recognize the occasion the company is working with Starlight Xpress to offer limited-edition astrograph imaging packages. Sky-Watcher is matching its line of astrographs with the Starlight Xpress Trius SX-42 camera – virtually eliminating all of the headaches associated with configuring an […]