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Stellarvue SVX180T
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Stellarvue SVX180T

The Stellarvue SVX180T is the company’s largest apochromatic refractor telescope to date. The new scope is a 180mm, f/7 apochromatic refractor made with an Ohara S-FPL-55 super-low-dispersion center element. According to the Stellarvue team, “There will only be a limited run of 50 of these telescopes for now, and existing […]

AAS Buys Willmann-Bell
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AAS Buys Willmann-Bell

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) has announced the acquisition of the remarkable inventory of books, star atlases, and software produced and sold by Willmann-Bell, Inc., founded in 1973 by Perry and Patricia Remaklus of Richmond, Virginia. Willmann-Bell has for decades been among the most respected publishers of books for astronomers, […]

MetaGuide Tool for Tracking Fast Asteroids
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MetaGuide Tool for Tracking Fast Asteroids

MetaGuide is a collimation and guiding software program that includes a video-based tool to help users achieve precise collimation using the in-focus diffraction pattern of a star. MetaGuide also autoguides and has several novel features that allow optimal guiding of mid-range mounts under typical seeing conditions. The software now offers […]

Antlia Filter Drawer System
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Antlia Filter Drawer System

The Antlia Filter Drawer System offers an inexpensive and easy way for simple changing of astronomy imaging filters with convenient connectivity to cameras and telescopes. Due to the optical depth of 20mm, the filter system can be used with telescopes that have a high focal ratio. The Antlia Filter Drawer […]

ZWO EAF to Celestron SCT Brackets
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ZWO EAF to Celestron SCT Brackets

The Buckeyestargazer Shop is creating a line of ZWO EAF brackets to mount the EAF onto various Celestron SCTs and will be expanding to other scopes as well. Joel Short, an astroimaging enthusiast located in Northern Indiana and owner of the Buckeyestargazer Shop says, “Please note that these images are […]

William Optics FLT 91
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William Optics FLT 91

The William Optics FLT 91 is the apochromatic refractor designed to perform for both visual and photographic astronomers who desire a midsize telescope. The three-element optical design features a 91mm aperture using FPL-53 glass. The STM coatings and superb quality provide excellent optical performance and great value. The William Optics […]

Star Parties for August and September 2021
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Star Parties for August and September 2021

Its nice to report that the in-person star party circuit is opening up in North America. Here are some highlights of star parties for August and September 2021. Nebraska Star Party Location: Valentine, Nebraska Website: http://www.nebraskastarparty.org/ Dates: August 1 – 6, 2021 The Nebraska Star Party offers awesome astronomical views […]

iOptron iGuider Autoguider
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iOptron iGuider Autoguider

The iOptron iGuider Autoguider System includes a small, portable mini guiding scope and an iGuider camera makes tracking guide stars incredibly easy. The iGuider Autoguider System comes with the iGuide camera and iGuide 30 mm guidescope. Equipped with a resolution of 6.44 arcsec/pixel, the iOptron iGuider package works great for […]