2017 marks the 10th anniversary of PlaneWave Instruments, one of the world’s premier manufacturers of advanced telescopes for imaging, research, and education. Our interview begins at the company’s headquarters in Rancho Dominguez, California, where President & CEO Richard Hedrick gives us a tour of the facilities and a detailed look at some of PlaneWave’s newest…
Dennis di Cicco interviews several vendors about their newest products — watch and find out full details on new lines of astronomy equipment.
Sky & Telescope's Dennis di Cicco and Meade’s Scott Byrum look at many of the products Meade had on display at this year’s Northeast Astronomy Forum. With an eye toward the upcoming total solar eclipse, they take a detailed look at the Coronado line of affordable hydrogen-alpha solar scopes, and the company’s new EclipseView line of…
Sky & Telescope’s Dennis di Cicco talks with iOptron’s Roger Rivers about some of the newest products in the company’s expanding line of mounts and telescopes. They give special emphasis to the new, highly versatile and extremely portable Sky Tracker Pro mount designed for cameras and small telescopes. See additional videos from the 2017…
Gary McAnally of Finger Lakes Instrumentation shows Sky & Telescope’s Dennis di Cicco some of FLI’s newest imaging equipment, including the Kepler line of cooled, scientific-grade CMOS cameras, which feature high sensitivity, extremely low read noise, and high frame rates. See additional videos from the 2017 Northeast Astronomy Forum. Return to our Product Videos page.
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. You can also find these videos on Sky & Telescope's…
Join Sky & Telescope Contributing Photographer Babak Tafreshi for a live webinar to learn the secrets of stunning Milky Way photography.
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 9th, when you'll get great background info and travel tips for America's coast-to-coast total solar eclipse. Maybe you've always been curious about why everyone gets excited about total solar eclipses. Maybe you're thinking about traveling to see the one next August 21st, but you're not sure where to go.…
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
Get ready for the great American eclipse of 2017 with expert advice from "Mr. Eclipse", Fred Espenak.
Alan Stern discusses the New Horizons flyby of Pluto in July 2015 and what ongoing analysis continues to reveal about this fascinating world.
Hans Koenigsmann, the Vice President of Flight Reliability for SpaceX, talks about current and near-future space travel.
New Horizons Missions Operations Manager Alice Bowman talks about the spacecraft's historic voyage to Pluto and beyond.
Dr. David Shoemaker discusses the groundbreaking observation of gravitational waves in September 2015 and the future of gravitational wave astronomy.
Where are the space highways of tomorrow? What technology leaps will open cislunar space to commercial development? ULA's Bernard Kutter talks about the path toward a space economy.
Join a live webinar tour of the signature winter constellations — Orion, Canis Major, Taurus and company — and a discussion of what constellations are all about with Tony Flanders.
Watch in-depth conversations between Dennis di Cicco and astronomy vendors to find full details on hot new products and featured equipment.
Sky Watcher product specialist Kevin LeGore gives an overview of the company’s latest offering of telescopes.
Learn the history of Software Bisque, from its introduction of TheSky planetarium software in the 1980s to its evolution of state-of-the-art robotic telescope mounts.