Tag: Astro Imaging

StarTools Offers a New Type of Astro Imaging Software Offered Through its Image Processing Engine for Astrophotography
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StarTools Offers a New Type of Astro Imaging Software Offered Through its Image Processing Engine for Astrophotography

StarTools is a new type of image processing engine for astrophotography that tracks your signal and its noise component as you process. After a four-year period and extensive beta testing, the software is now available in version 1.5 offering a tremendous jump in usability from previous versions. StarTools offers extensive […]

Adam Block Debuts New Astroimaging Techniques
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Adam Block Debuts New Astroimaging Techniques

Adam Block hosts the Adam Block Studios website where he provides instruction on creating beautiful astro images of the Universe through technical proficiency and thoughtful artistry. On the site he provides astro imaging instructional videos and other materials on subjects including PixInsight, Photoshop, and CCDStack. He recently has recently added […]

Sky-Watcher USA Introduces 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Telescope Astro Imaging Packages
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Sky-Watcher USA Introduces 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Telescope Astro Imaging Packages

Sky-Watcher is celebrating its 20th Anniversary and to help recognize the occasion the company is working with Starlight Xpress to offer limited-edition astrograph imaging packages. Sky-Watcher is matching its line of astrographs with the Starlight Xpress Trius SX-42 camera – virtually eliminating all of the headaches associated with configuring an […]

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, […]