Product Videos

Dennis di Cicco
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 2014

Apogee Imaging Systems — October 2012

Apogee Imaging Systems — April 2011

Apogee Imaging Systems — April 2010

Apogee Imaging Systems — April 2009

Astro Haven Enterprises — November 2011

Astro-Physics — April 2016

Astro-Physics — April 2013

Astro-Physics — October 2009

ASA Astrosysteme Austria — November 2011

ASA Astrosysteme Austria — October 2009

Celestron — April 2016

Celestron — October 2009

Celestron — April 2009

Ceravolo Optical Systems — October 2009

DC3 Dreams — November 2011

DC3 Dreams — October 2009

Explore Scientific — April 2011

Explore Scientific — April 2009

Finger Lakes Instrumentation — April 2016

Finger Lakes Instrumentation — April 2014

Finger Lakes Instrumentation — April 2011

iOptron — April 2016

iOptron — April 2015

iOptron — April 2014

iOptron — April 2012

iOptron — April 2009

Meade Instruments — April 2016

Meade Instruments — April 2012

Meade Instruments — November 2011

Meade Instruments — April 2010

Optec, Inc. — November 2011

PlaneWave Instruments — October 2013

PlaneWave Instruments — November 2011

PlaneWave Instruments — October 2009

PlaneWave Professional Services — October 2013

RSpec — April 2011

Santa Barbara Instrument Group (SBIG) — April 2014

Santa Barbara Instrument Group (SBIG) — April 2012

Santa Barbara Instrument Group (SBIG) — April 2011

Sky-Watcher USA — April 2015

Sky-Watcher USA — April 2014

Software Bisque — April 2015

Southern Stars — April 2013

Stellarvue — April 2016

Stellarvue — April 2014

Tele Vue Optics — April 2014

8 thoughts on “Product Videos

  1. Bud

    It seems that I am constantly coming up against ‘experts’ who treat beginners with disdain, rather than offer help. The video that S&T produced, as an addendum to an already excellent review on telescopes for beginners, is wonderfully unpretentious and just downright helpful. THANK YOU!

  2. Paul Merrills

    Your comment is appreciated, that beginners are just learning and need the professionals help. Thank you for accepting me as a member also.

  3. Dennis Foxworthy

    I am such a rookie! I was given a nice (to me at least) telescope as a retirement gift…now if i could just figure out how to use it! I got it all assembled, and pointed in the right direction, but all I see is a white/grey light, and nothing i do seems to bring any clarity to the view finder. Maybe i am not using the correct eyepiece, but i do not know which one I should choose. Is their any hope for me out there?

  4. Douglas

    I’ve been looking for hardware to begin multi-filtered variable star work.


  5. david fountain

    I am new to astronomy but for my 65th birthday my wife bought me a Celestron Nexstar 8 plus all of the accessories to go with it. I have free video capture programmes for my webcam, but would a purchased one be easier and more user friendly ?
    A great mag thank you.
    cheers david

  6. Angelique

    this solor systmy should be cared for like if it was ur kid love it care it for breathe it keep it clean and healthy. my email is if u have any comments thx peeps

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