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Vixen SX2WL Mount
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Vixen SX2WL Mount

The Vixen SX2WL mount adds WiFi functionality to the venerable Vixen SX2’s accurate micro-step motion control technology that is achieved with highly stable and smooth rotations of pulse motors. By controlling the mount with a smartphone using the free STAR BOOK Wireless app, it is easy to use sky navigation […]

Celestron Tabletop Tripod
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Celestron Tabletop Tripod

The Celestron Tabletop Tripod eliminates the need for a full-height tripod and provides grab-and-go convenience when added to the Celestron NexStar Evolution, NexStar SE and now, the new Celestron Origin telescope. Compact and sturdy, the Celestron Tabletop Tripod is half the size and weight of a standard tripod, making it […]

Founder Optics Draco 62 ED
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Founder Optics Draco 62 ED

The Founder Optics Draco 62 ED is a high quality, transportable and versatile telescope for both visual and photographic use. It offers a f/4.8 quintuplet refractor that can be reduced to a fast f/3.9 when utilizing the included 0.83X reducer. The telescope features a five-element air-space design using ED glass. […]

Luminos Pro Updates
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Luminos Pro Updates

Luminos Pro updates offered in Version 11 have been announced by the publisher, Wobbleworks. Available on iOS, it offers an all-in-one mobile astronomy app, with a wide range of features for star gazing, observing with a telescope, and exploring the galaxy in 3D. Luminos Pro has vast databases of nearly […]

Rigel Systems usb-nFRAME Updates
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Rigel Systems usb-nFRAME Updates

Rigel Systems has announced updates to its usb-nFRAME camera rotator and framer with a complete redesign to offer a thinner and more rigid package. It utilizes a powerful stepper motor under the usb-nFRAME controller’s guidance, ensuring angular accuracy and repeatability to fractions of a degree. Its software is fully ASCOM compliant for […]

Rigel Systems Wifi-nSTEP ALPACA Compliance
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Rigel Systems Wifi-nSTEP ALPACA Compliance

The modular Rigel Systems Wifi-nSTEP, which has always been fully ASCOM compliant to work with popular astroimaging applications, now features ALPACA networking capability to connect wirelessly using its built-in wifi access point or through an observatory wifi access point. As Dr. Leon Palmer of Rigel Systems notes, “In the ever-evolving […]

Pentax PF-85EDA 85mm Spotting Scope
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Pentax PF-85EDA 85mm Spotting Scope

The Pentax PF-85EDA 85mm Spotting Scope features a large, crisp lens that ensures vivid and precise visuals, whether you’re observing terrestrial views or gazing at the stars. Its extra-low dispersion glass lenses are treated with several layers of full anti-reflective coatings. The design of the Pentax PF-85EDA reduces aberrations and […]

Starfield 1.25″ Solar Wedge
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Starfield 1.25″ Solar Wedge

Starfield Optics has announced the introduction of its new Starfield 1.25″ Solar Wedge for solar observing and solar imaging. Adding to its solar wedge lineup, the new model is designed for refractor telescopes enhancing solar viewing by replacing traditional solar film. The Starfield 1.25″ Solar Wedge includes a built-in adjustable […]

PiFinder Software Update
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PiFinder Software Update

A new PiFinder software update is now available with the release of update V1.9.0. The PiFinder platform is an open source, all-in-one plate solving telescope finder that can add push-to functionality to any telescope without modifications. As Richard Sutherland, creator of the PiFinder notes, “We’ve got a new software update […]