Stellarvue’s Vic Maris highlights the features of some of the company’s newest products, including its new 130-mm apo refractors.
Tele Vue’s Al Nagler gives S&T senior editor Dennis di Cicco an overview of the company’s history and a look at its current lines of eyepieces and telescopes.
Senior editor Dennis di Cicco talks with Tim Puckett about the latest news and products from Apogee Imaging Systems in this product video from NEAF 2014.
Explore Scientific 621 Madison Street, Springdale, AR 72762 866-252-3811; www.explorescientific.com Explore Scientific unveils its new HR Coma Corrector ($299.99) for visual and photographic use. This 2-inch unit inserts into your Newtonian telescope’s focuser in front of the eyepiece or camera, correcting distorted stars near the edge of the field due to coma and field...
Texas Nautical Repair 1925A Richmond Ave. Houston, TX 77098 713-529-3551; www.takahashiamerica.com Takahashi has updated and reintroduced its smallest Epsilon series telescope, the ε-130D Hyperbolic Astrograph ($2,995). This 5-inch f/3.3 optical system features a hyperbolic primary mirror mated with a digital corrector to record pinpoint stars across a large 44-mm image circle. With a newly...
Celestron 2835 Columbia St., Torrance, CA 90503 310-328-956 ; www.celestron.com Celestron introduced its new COSMOS Series of binoculars, microscopes, and telescopes at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Of particular note is the COSMOS 90GT WiFi Telescope ($399.95, pictured at left), a Go To refractor completely controlled using the free COSMOS Celestron...
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