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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
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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 […]

Choosing a Beginner Telescope
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Choosing a Beginner Telescope

By Dr. James Dire Having been an astronomy professor for several decades, an amateur astronomer for several more, an experienced astrophotographer, and a reviewer of myriad telescopes, mounts, astronomical software and other equipment, I am commonly asked to give recommendations on the best telescopes for beginners, the best telescope for […]

The Backyard Observatory Supernova Search – BOSS – Team Has Discovered Over 140 Supernovas
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The Backyard Observatory Supernova Search – BOSS – Team Has Discovered Over 140 Supernovas

With each new advancement in the technology available to amateur astronomers, the line between amateur and professional – already barely distinguishable – is further blurred. There may be no better example than the feats of a group of amateur astronomers who call their group the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search (with […]

Celestron’s CGX-L Computerized Equatorial Mount Offers Exceptional Load Capacity to Weight Ratio
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Celestron’s CGX-L Computerized Equatorial Mount Offers Exceptional Load Capacity to Weight Ratio

Celestron’s CGX-L Computerized Equatorial Mount offers a fully computerized equatorial mount capable of carrying Celestron’s largest optical tubes, CGX-L is designed for backyard observatories and remote imagers looking for exceptional load capacity-to-weight ratio, compact design, and innovative features that fully support large telescopes, imaging kits, and the latest in wireless […]

Airy Lab’s Genika Astro Image Acquisition Software for Astro Imaging
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Airy Lab’s Genika Astro Image Acquisition Software for Astro Imaging

AiryLab’s Genika Astro is an astro image acquisition software dedicated to astronomical imaging. It supports high-speed cameras and sensors such as CCD, CMOS, sCMOS, EMCCD and NIR sensors from manufacturers including Andor, AVT, Basler, IDS, PointGrey, Raptor Photonics, Celestron, The Imaging Source and ZWO. Genika Astro offers enhanced performance for […]