Looking through a telescope introduces you to a whole new world of unexpected wonders. But telescopes come in a huge range of sizes and shapes. Here's a detailed, printable guide to the essential features that every good scope needs to have.
The incredible variety of telescopes presents a real challenge for first-time buyers. Here's a no-nonsense primer to an astronomical rite of passage.
Learn how to clean and care for your telescopes and binoculars.
JMI's MOTOFOCUS for William Optics scopes.
Our 16th annual roundup of Hot Products highlights the most intriguing new astronomy gear in the worldwide market.
Sky & Telescope senior editor Dennis di Cicco talks to Rick Hedrick and Allan Keller of PlaneWave Instruments about their new products and services. See additional videos from the 2013 Advanced Imaging Conference in Santa Clara, California. Return to our Product Videos page.
Watch senior editor Dennis di Cicco's interviews with vendors at the October 2013 Advanced Imaging Conference.
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Apogee releases its flagship Aspen cameras
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Astrophotography masters share their secrets
Track bright satellites and much more
A custom accessory to lift your Orion Dob off the ground.
Nick Risinger's SkyGuide planetarium app
Celestron introduces a new line of planetary cameras.
ADM's new Mini-MAX Guidescope Aiming Device
JMI updates its flagship NGT-18 Newtonian.
Learn all about our home galaxy.
Wide-angle oculars from Olivon
Learn how to use one of the most powerful astro-imaging programs.
Premium Orthos with a convenient multi-port turret.
S&T senior editor Dennis di Cicco talks to Southern Stars founder Tim DeBenedictis about his plans to launch a cube satellite from the International Space Station later this year. He also discusses the company's new software for computer and mobile devices for tracking satellites. See additional videos from the 2013 Northeast Astronomy Forum held...
S&T senior editor Dennis di Cicco talks to Astro-Physics technical support staff about the company's recently introduced 1100GTO German equatorial mount, absolute encoder option as shown on the 1600GTO, Right-Angle Polar Alignment Scope, 10x60 Vario Finder with Quick Release Guider Bracket and the Astro-Physics Command Center (APCC) software with Horizons. See additional videos from...
A new photographic lunar atlas for the 21st century observer.
An innovative new mount from iOptron offers greater load distribution.