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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 […]

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 […]