Tag: Astrophotography

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 […]

StellarMate Astronomy Equipment Controller Announces New Functionality with the Release of KStars v3.3.7 and INDI Library v1.8.2
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StellarMate Astronomy Equipment Controller Announces New Functionality with the Release of KStars v3.3.7 and INDI Library v1.8.2

StellarMate’s controller offers a unique Internet of Things (IoT) device that provides the flexibility to control a lone mount in the field or to coordinate the orchestration of a state-of-the-art observatory. StellarMate is powered by the Open Astronomy Instrumentation protocols (INDI), Ekos which provides the cross platform control and automation […]

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 […]

Nyx Tracker Offers an Affordable and Compact Motorized Barn Door Star Tracking Mount for Astrophotography
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Nyx Tracker Offers an Affordable and Compact Motorized Barn Door Star Tracking Mount for Astrophotography

The Nyx Tracker is a motorized barn door star-tracking astrophotography mount designed for those who want affordable and accurate widefield tracking. With a signature alignment laser, the Nyx Tracker is intuitive and quick to set up. Once pointed at the earth’s celestial pole, the motorized mount will precisely follow the […]

2019 Sony Alpha Awards Includes Astro Photography Competition for Australian and New Zealand
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2019 Sony Alpha Awards Includes Astro Photography Competition for Australian and New Zealand

The 2019 Sony Alpha Awards are in their fourth year, inviting all levels of Australian and New Zealand photographers to enter and showcase their talents and imagery over the last year. The Sony Alpha Awards offers nine categories to enter including Astrophotography, Portrait, Landscape, Nature, Sport and Youth, Seascape, Wedding […]