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SVBONY SV202 Binocular
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SVBONY SV202 Binocular

The SVBONY SV202 Binocular is the latest offering in the SVBONY SV series of binoculars. These binos feature low dispersion ED glass for a bright and clear image. The large 42mm aperture objective provides for comfortable viewing. The SVBONY SV202 Binocular offers a magnesium alloy mirror body which provides oxidation, […]

DeepSkyStacker Update
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DeepSkyStacker Update

The latest version of the DeepSkyStacker update, 5.1.0 Beta 1, is now available. As the publisher notes, “This release is the start of the process of converting the code to Qt so that it can be ported to platforms other than Windows. Only 64 bit versions of Windows 7 and […]

Luminos Pro Updates
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Luminos Pro Updates

Luminos Pro updates 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 every type of object […]

Player One Mars-M II Camera
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Player One Mars-M II Camera

The Player One Mars-M II camera is a planetary imaging camera which adopts the Sony IMX462 1/2.8” monochrome sensor offering high sensitivity in visible light and NIR. The 2.9um pixel size accommodates a well depth of 12ke with a total of 2.1MP (the resolution is 1944*1096), and the diagonal is […]

QHY5III200M Camera
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QHY5III200M Camera

The QHY5III200M camera is part of the newest generation of QHY5III V2 series planetary guide cameras, offering an enhanced version of its predecessor, the QHY 5III462C. As the QHY team notes, “In this latest generation of sensors, the photodiode portion of the pixel well is physically deeper than in previous […]

QHY5III585C Camera
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QHY5III585C Camera

The QHY5III585C camera is part of the newest generation of QHY5III V2 series planetary guide cameras, offering an enhanced version of its predecessor, the QHY5III485C. It has a high sensitivity in the near infrared similar to that of 5III462C, while the dynamic range performance has been greatly improved. It has […]

Celestron Nature DX Binoculars
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Celestron Nature DX Binoculars

Celestron Nature DX binoculars have received a major upgrade with the addition of ED objective lenses offered in 8x42mm and 10x42mm configurations. Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass virtually eliminates chromatic aberration, also known as color fringing, a visual defect common in binoculars. The Celestron Nature DX binoculars deliver razor sharp images, […]

Track the Stars Telescope rOTAtor
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Track the Stars Telescope rOTAtor

The Track the Stars Telescope rOTAtor allows equatorial tracking with no polar alignment. With the Telescope rOTAtor installed on the Track the Stars TTS160 Panther mount (it can also be used on the TTS300 mount) you can do long exposure astrophotography without polar alignment. And it’s such a simple device […]

Geoptik Pantograph Binoplus
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Geoptik Pantograph Binoplus

The Geoptik Pantograph Binoplus is an integrated system mount for binoculars in that it provides a pantograph mount complete with a dedicated aluminum tripod and counterweight. As the Geoptik team notes, “It is the result of Geoptik’s experience that together with the suggestions, opinions and experiences of many amateurs at […]

Book of Astronomical Curiosities
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Book of Astronomical Curiosities

Book of Astronomical Curiosities “THE (not so) LITTLE BOOK OF ASTRONOMICAL CURIOSITIES: and Explanations of Celestial Phenomena” (yes, a long title!) journey to discover the odd, the unusual, and the just plain strange. It’s a book that many in the amateur astronomical community will find enjoyable and in our opinion, […]