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IP4AP Announces Three-Day Workshop for PixInsight Image Processing Software for Astrophotography
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IP4AP Announces Three-Day Workshop for PixInsight Image Processing Software for Astrophotography

Warren Keller and Ron Brecher with IP4AP are teaming up again to present a three-day PixInsight workshop in Mesa, Arizona, September 21-23, 2018 and in Lake Forest, California September 28-30, 2018. If you’re new to image processing, PixInsight is a very powerful and much less expensive alternative to Photoshop. It is […]

The New iOptron Tri-Pier 360 Portable Telescope Pier Carries Up to 360 Pounds of Astronomy Gear
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The New iOptron Tri-Pier 360 Portable Telescope Pier Carries Up to 360 Pounds of Astronomy Gear

Recognizing that many observers and imagers alike are choosing to take larger and more capable instruments to “darker skies,” iOptron designers created the Tri-Pier 360 to serve as a portable support for their equipment. A rugged, dependable, portable pier, the Tri-Pier 360, so named because it is engineered to carry […]

Explore Scientific Wins Arkansas BBB’s Torch Award for Ethics
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Explore Scientific Wins Arkansas BBB’s Torch Award for Ethics

Explore Scientific, an international concern based in Springdale, Arkansas, has received the Better Business Bureau of Arkansas’ 2018 Torch Award for Ethics. The national award-winning “educate and recognize” Torch Award program is the premier public recognition of organizations that intentionally pursue the Six Principles of TRUST, upon which the BBB […]

Image 2: A new 10-inch Dovetail Saddle for both D-Style and V-Style Plates.
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Astro-Physics Offers New Dovetail Saddles and Dovetail Plates for Telescope Mounts

15-inch Vixen-style Dovetail Plate The V-style Dovetail has taken a major step forward: Astro-Physics is now offering a 15-inch Vixen-style Dovetail Plate (SBV15 – $58US). This is no run-of-the-mill V-style plate; it is a robust, wide plate that allows attaching our scope rings using the Astro-Physics 2.362-inch (60 mm) side-to-side […]

Astronomik CLS XT Clip Filter for EOS.
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Astronomik New XT Clip Filters for Canon DSLR Cameras Offer Extreme Widefield Performance for Astrophotography

Astronomik’s new XT Clip Filters are specifically designed to deliver widefield images with crisp and sharp stars right to the edge of the field. Astronomik’s popular original Clip Filters are well known tools among astrophotographers worldwide, but unfortunately, their effectiveness does not fully extend to the very short focal lengths […]

PrimaLuceLab’s SPIDER230c Radio Telescope for Amateur Astronomy
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PrimaLuceLab’s SPIDER230c Radio Telescope for Amateur Astronomy

PrimaLuceLab offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the cosmos and beyond with the SPIDER230c, a radio telescope that combines radio technologies with that of amateur astronomy, packaged in a powerful, modular and easy-to-use system. The SPIDER230c amateur radio telescope uses a WEB230-5 antenna – a mesh 2.3-meter diameter parabolic antenna designed […]

Vixen Optics Advanced Polaris Mounts Offer a Versatile Telescope Mounting System
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Vixen Optics Advanced Polaris Mounts Offer a Versatile Telescope Mounting System

Vixen’s Advanced Polaris Mount offers an easy to use, versatile telescope mounting system designed to incorporate functional modules that can be configured to produce a highly-portable system optimized for your particular application. The Advanced Polaris Mount system is offered in four basic configurations: Alt-AZ, Manual German EQ, Motorized German EQ […]

StarSync Tracker Offers a Modified Barn Door-Style Wide-Field Tracker for DSLR Astro Imaging
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StarSync Tracker Offers a Modified Barn Door-Style Wide-Field Tracker for DSLR Astro Imaging

Kansas-based Gary Hug’s StarSync Tracker is a modified barn door-style wide-field tracker with controller and stepper driver. Built by Gary in the USA, the StarSync Tracker utilizes all aluminum and stainless-steel construction, with a solid hinge and bronze bushings. Perfect for DSLR astro imagers on the go, the tracker is […]