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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, […]

SVBONY SV215
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New SVBONY Accessories

New SVBONY accessories are available including two new Barlows and a zoom eyepiece. SVBONY SV215 Zoom Eyepiece The SVBONY SV215 is a 1.25″ 3mm-8mm planetary zoom eyepiece for high power lunar and planetary observing. This zoom eyepiece is designed to provide the best balance of contrast, comfortable eye relief, and […]

WandererRotator Mini
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WandererRotator Mini

Wanderer Astro has introduced the new WandererRotator Mini automated rotator for astrophotography. With a clear aperture of M54, the Mini weighs only about 400 grams, is only 10mm thick and offers a payload capacity of up to 8 Newton meters (Nm). The low-profile WandererRotator Mini offers excellent rigidity. The unique […]

Explore Scientific Distributor for Unistellar
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Explore Scientific Distributor for Unistellar

Explore Scientific has reached an agreement to become a non-exclusive distributor for Unistellar digital smart telescopes and related accessories. With their proprietary live light accumulation technology and autonomous field detection capability that makes it easy to identify and track observing targets, Unistellar’s smart eVscopes, the eQuinox and the eVscope 2, […]

Remote Telescope Hosting Services
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Remote Telescope Hosting Services

Deep Space Products started providing remote telescope hosting services at Astronomer’s Paradise in southwestern New Mexico in the fall of November 2021. They now are offering mount and/or scope discount packages for those who want to purchase new gear for their remote setup. Deep Space Products’ Edward Thomas explains, “Southern New […]

Rigel Systems Unobtainium Adapters
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Rigel Systems Unobtainium Adapters

Rigel Systems Unobtainium Adapters are, as they note, “Our selection of hard-to-find telescope adapters.” Unobtainium is jargon for a type of material or substance that would be perfect for specific purposes, if it only existed. While Rigel Systems is perhaps best known for their nFOCUS motor focus controller, wifi-nFOCUS focuser […]

nPAE 6 x 2-inch Eyepiece Turret
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nPAE 6 x 2-inch Eyepiece Turret

nPAE has announced the upcoming availability of its new nPAE 6 x 2-inch Eyepiece Turret. The turret incorporates aircraft design engineering with 5 axis CNC machining. Made from 6083 aluminum, the turret offers high tensile strength, high durability, anti-corrosion, dimensional accuracy and fine surface finish. The interlocking bezel halves allow […]

AstroHopper Update Available
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AstroHopper Update Available

AstroHopper  (formerly known as skyhopper) is a free and open source progressive web application developed Artyom Beilis a software developer and amateur astronomer based in Israel. The application helps users find objects across the night sky. Simply attach a smartphone to a telescope and the setup becomes a “push to” system. The […]

ZWO ASI2400MC Pro
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ZWO ASI2400MC Pro

The ZWO ASI2400MC Pro is a CMOS camera which utilizes the Sony IMX410 sensor. The ZWO ASI2400MC Pro incorporates the IMX410 full-frame format, a width of 36mm * 24mm and a diagonal of 43.3mm. Currently it is available in a one-shot color (OSC) version. As the ZWO team notes, “OSC […]

Meteorites for Holiday Gifts
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Meteorites for Holiday Gifts

Galactic Stone & Ironwork has announced that it has a large supply of meteorites available for the holiday season. As owner Mike Gilmer notes, “This is the largest offering of new specimens that I have offered in many years which has meteorites, fossils, minerals, and everything in between. However, despite […]