In this second edition, Hicks discusses each aspect of building and designing a backyard observatory to help you decide which type suits your needs best.
ZW Optical introduces a new series of low-noise cooled cameras. The ASI 224MC-Cool camera ($649) features the highly sensitive IMX224 color CMOS detector.
Stellarvue introduces a line of ultra-wide-field eyepieces (starting at $419) that feature an immersive apparent field of view and plenty of eye relief.
Denkmeier unveils its unique eyepiece set, the Lederman-Optical-Array 21-mm eyepiece ($599 per pair). The L-O-A is a patent-pending design that simulates a 3D view in telescopes equipped with binoviewers.
Industry newcomer Third Planet Optics rolls out a series of Ritchey-Chrétien astrographs for the budget-minded astrophotographer.
Capture wide swaths of sky with Astro-Physics' new Quad Telecompressor Corrector ($1,520) for its 130 StarFire GTX and EDFGT telescopes.
Former S&T editor Dennis di Cicco interviews several vendors about their newest products - watch and find out full details on new lines of astronomy equipment.
Dennis di Cicco talks with several members of the Celestron staff who demonstrate the latest version of the Evolution series of Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes
iOptron’s Roger Rivers tells Dennis di Cicco about the advanced features offered on the company’s extensive line of altazimuth and equatorial telescope mounts.
MeadeMeade’s Scott Byrum and Dennis di Cicco take a look at the company’s line of LX600 telescopes with Starlock technology
Roland Christen gives Dennis di Cicco an overview of Astro-Physics’s brand new 17-inch astrograph, the largest telescope offered by the renowned manufacturer of refractors, astrographs, and German equatorial mounts.
Stellarvue’s Vic Maris shows Dennis di Cicco many of the user-requested features that the company is incorporating in its latest line of refractors and astrographs.
Dennis di Cicco and Finger Lakes Instrumentation’s Gregory Terrance take a look at the latest features of the company’s venerable MicroLine and ProLine CCD cameras and accessories
Welcome to Sky & Telescope’s product videos. Over the past few years, former S&T senior editor Dennis di Cicco has interviewed many manufacturers and vendors of astronomy equipment in an effort to bring their products to life in a way that you will find useful. We hope you enjoy them. Apogee Imaging Systems — April…
Fornax Mounts announces the LighTrack II, a portable camera tracking head for nightscape astrophotography.
The SSW Ultra Wide Eyepiece series ($349 each) provides an expansive 83° apparent field of view with eye relief of 13 mm.
Teeter's Telescopes unveils its latest custom Dobsonian telescope, the 16-inch f/4.5 TT/Stark (starting at $2,575 without optics).
Andor announces the iKon-XL, a large-format CCD camera ideally suited for large instruments.
Explore Scientific announces new soft-sided carrying cases for their telescopes.
Premier astro-imagers Robert Gendler and R. Jay GaBany team up in their latest work, Breakthrough!, which highlights 100 of the most relevant photographic images of astronomy.
This rack-and-pinion focuser adds additional stability and precision to the legendary Takahashi FSQ-106ED astrograph.
This piggyback bracket allows you to quickly reconfigure your telescope with secondary cameras, guide scopes, or other additional accessories.
Here's a quick guide to the essential features that you should look for when buying your first telescope.
This robotic camera platform (introductory price: $999) is designed to automate your ability to shoot extremely- large-scale panoramas.
The series promises to be the most up-to-date and comprehensive deep-sky observing guide available today.