Tag: Astro Imaging

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, […]

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 […]

The Mini WASP Array
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Multi-Imager Systems – Development of the MiniWASP Parallel Imaging Telescope Array at the New Forest Observatories

By Greg Parker, Emeritus Professor of Photonics Greg Parker is Emeritus Professor of the University of Southampton where he was Professor of Photonics in the School of Electronics and Computer Science. Greg lives in the New Forest (U.K.) with his wife, son, dog, cat, Koi, Celestron Nexstar 11 computer- controlled telescope, […]