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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 […]

New Celestron CGX-L Computerized Equatorial Telescope Mount Now Offers 75-Pound Load Capacity
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New Celestron CGX-L Computerized Equatorial Telescope Mount Now Offers 75-Pound Load Capacity

Celestron’s newly designed CGX-L Computerized Equatorial Mount is the latest addition to the company’s fully computerized equatorial mount series and now offers a hefty 75-pound load capacity. 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 […]

Celestron Adds White Light Solar Filters for Telescopes to its 2017 North American Total Solar Eclipse Lineup
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Celestron Adds White Light Solar Filters for Telescopes to its 2017 North American Total Solar Eclipse Lineup

Celestron has added white light solar filters to its EclipSmart line of products in advance of the 2017 North American Total Solar Eclipse. The EclipSmart lineup includes dedicated solar glasses, binoculars, white light telescopes and now, white light solar filters. All of Celestron’s EclipSmart solar products feature Solar Safe filter […]

Celestron Lithium PowerTank
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Celestron Lithium PowerTank

The evolution of the lead-acid and lithium-ion battery finally adds convenience to the revolution of affordable go-to mounts. By George Stallings The leaps between the technology of today versus that when I received an un-motorized equatorial 114-mm Newtonian reflector as a 10-year-old in 1988, are mind boggling. I would have […]