Tag: Astrophotography

Astro-Physics Offers SLR Camera Adapters for Use with Prime Focus Field Flatteners for Astroimaging
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Astro-Physics Offers SLR Camera Adapters for Use with Prime Focus Field Flatteners for Astroimaging

While Astro-Physics is well known for its incredibly built mounts and telescopes, the company also offers a number of accessories built with the same dedication to quality. This includes adapters for SLR cameras. Astro-Physics now offers several different camera adapters for use with a number of camera manufacturers in combination […]

SkyTools 4 is Now Available in a Visual Observing Edition for Amateur Telescope Users
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SkyTools 4 is Now Available in a Visual Observing Edition for Amateur Telescope Users

SkyTools 4 is now two products, SkyTools Imaging, which comes in a single edition, and the newly introduced SkyTools Visual , which is a comprehensive software platform dedicated to every aspect of visual observing including planning, finder charts, controlling a telescope and logging observations. SkyTools Visual comes in three editions: […]

StarNet++ Software Program Provides the Ability for Any Astrophotographer to Remove Stars from Astro Images
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StarNet++ Software Program Provides the Ability for Any Astrophotographer to Remove Stars from Astro Images

Nikita Misiura is an astrophotographer and software developer who created the StarNet++ software system which provides the ability to remove stars from astrophotography images. As Misiura notes, “StarNet++ is neural network-based software that can make star removal from images simpler. The idea was to train a neural network that can […]

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Baader FlipMirror II Star Diagonal Offers a Swiss Army Knife for Telescope Astrophotography and Visual Astronomy

The ‘swiss army knife’ of star diagonals, the Baader FlipMirror II Star Diagonal (BFM II) offers 3 adjustable configurable output ports and a high-quality flip mirror. Its multitude of adaptations give the imager and visual astronomer practically limitless ways to couple and operate multiple instruments, cameras, guiders, off axis guider, […]

Starizona’s Night Owl 0.4x SCT Reducer/Corrector for Astrophotography
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Starizona’s Night Owl 0.4x SCT Reducer/Corrector for Astrophotography

Early this year Starizona released its Night Owl 0.4x SCT Reducer/Corrector offering a 4-element reducer designed to provide a wide field of view and fast focal ratio for deep-sky imaging, especially for real-time imaging, “electronically-assisted astronomy” or EAA. The Night Owl works with standard Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes (not EdgeHD or ACF […]