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Sky-Watcher USA’s Recently Released AZ-GTi Alt-Azimuth Mount is a Small Yet Powerful Go-to Mount
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Sky-Watcher USA’s Recently Released AZ-GTi Alt-Azimuth Mount is a Small Yet Powerful Go-to Mount

Sky-Watcher USA’s AZ-GTi alt-azimuth mount ($379US) is for anyone looking for a small, powerful go-to mount. Weighing just 8.6 pounds – complete with pier extension and tripod! – this versatile mount supports a hefty 11-pound payload. The AZ-GTi is available in three configurations: (1) mount set only, (2) with a […]

Meade’s new LX65 8-inch ACF, shown also carrying an optional 80-mm apo.
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Meade’s New LX65 Dual-Scope Single-Fork Arm Mount Soon to Hit Telescope Equipment Market

Scheduled to release to the Meade Instruments telescope dealer network soon, the Meade LX65 Dual-Scope Single-Fork Arm Mount features a newly designed single arm mount with Meade’s AudioStar hand controller. This new mount is compact, yet sturdy, providing a great combination of portability and performance, but the headline feature is […]

Astro-Physics Redesigns 92-mm f/6.65 Stowaway Refractor Telescope
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Astro-Physics Redesigns 92-mm f/6.65 Stowaway Refractor Telescope

Astro-Physics introduced the redesigned 92-mm f/6.65 Stowaway at Northeast Astro-Imaging Conference on April 18, 2018. Long-time astronomers will recall that it previously offered f/5 and f/7 Stowaway refractors from 1999-2002, which are cherished today for their portability and performance. Indeed, A-P’s own Stowaway has traveled with its team to star-gaze […]

Celestron’s PowerTank Lithium Pro Offers Massive Battery Power for Astro Imaging in the Field
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Celestron’s PowerTank Lithium Pro Offers Massive Battery Power for Astro Imaging in the Field

Powered by Celestron’s Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery, the Celestron PowerTank Lithium Pro ($199.95US) is smaller, lighter, and safer than sealed lead acid batteries. The technology is also more environmentally-friendly, since it does not use toxic heavy metals. Editor’s Note – George Stallings, a frequent contributor to Astronomy Technology Today, […]

Officina Stellare’s New RiFAST300 is a Breakthrough in the 300-mm Astrograph Telescope Class
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Officina Stellare’s New RiFAST300 is a Breakthrough in the 300-mm Astrograph Telescope Class

Officina Stellare produces some of the most exotic looking and exotic performing telescopes on the planet. Its new RiFAST300 is no exception. The new astrograph is designed by Officina Stellare’s Massimo Riccardi to represent a milestone in the company’s approach to astrophotograpy. Compared to its truss predecessor, the new version […]

Farpoint Astro Now Offering More Options for JMI Telescope Accessories and Lumicon Astronomy Filters
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Farpoint Astro Now Offering More Options for JMI Telescope Accessories and Lumicon Astronomy Filters

Farpoint Astro has continued to rollout products as a result of its parent company, Optical Structures,  acquisition of the JMI and Lumicon brands. Two of the most popular products offered from these brands are now available: JMI Medium Wheeley Bars and the Lumicon UHC Filters. Optical Structures Incorporated (OSI) owns […]