Lunt Engineering now offers big apochromatic binoculars — really big.
Learn to see more detail on Jupiter by drawing at the eyepiece.
Read on for an entertaining (and true) story on the Soviets, the morals of society, and astronomy.
Call it a blood Moon, supermoon, harvest Moon, a portent of the apocalypse, or just a regular ol' total lunar eclipse — for those who caught a glimpse, last night's celestial event did not disappoint. Sky & Telescope editors had been looking forward to last night's total lunar eclipse for a multitude reasons. For...
Emerald Bay SoftwareEmerald Bay Software brings you StarLog ($24.99), an observing logbook app for your iPad.
Advances in imaging technology should make amateurs give these cameras a second look.
Visit SkyandTelescope.com on the night of September 27th to watch our exclusive webcast of the last total lunar eclipse anywhere until 2018.
NAME Fort Worth Astronomical Society ADDRESS 5801 Trail Lake Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76133 USA CONTACT Bruce Cowles EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL www.fortworthastro.com NUMBER OF MEMBERS 200+ OTHER INFORMATION Organized in 1949, the club now has three dark-sky observing sites. Each monthly meetings features a program for levels from beginners to more advanced topics. Sometimes...
Everything's lining up beautifully for the last total eclipse of the Moon until 2018. Make your plans for Sunday evening (Sept. 27, 2015).
PURCHASE PRINT ISSUE | PURCHASE DIGITAL ISSUE | PURCHASE BACK ISSUES | SUBSCRIBE From the Sun to Pluto: A Closer Look at Our Solar System Our November issue takes us on a tour across the solar system. First stop: the Sun, where we see flares that pack as much energy as they do mystery....
Amateur astronomer Phillip Kane gives some advice on organizing "your" observing experts to assist you at the eyepiece. Like many amateur astronomers who visually observe deep-sky objects, I have a shelf of favorite references whose authors write about their compiled observations. The books I most use are: Burnham, Robert Jr. Burnham’s Celestial Handbook (3...
JMI Telescopes expands its range of alt-azimuth tracking drives for lightweight telescope mounts with the addition of the Train-N-Track system for the Explore Scientific Twilight I mount
Lunar eclipses are leisurely affairs a pleasure to watch and photograph.
As part of our December 2015 issue’s articles on general relativity and gravitational waves, we’ve compiled some videos to help you grasp both.
Does your version of stargazing involve pointing your telescope at the Sun? With the right equipment, you can aid a project that aims to catch a solar flare in the act of erupting. The observing campaign is coming up soon: September 19 - 27, 2015.
Here’s an easy technique for creating expansive images of the Sun and Moon using modest sensors.
iOptron's Tri-PieriOptron adds greater stability to its premium telescope mounts with the new Tri-Pier.
NAME Cape Fear Astronomical Society ADDRESS Wilmington, NC USA CONTACT Secretary PHONE 910-338-3977 EMAIL email@example.com URL http://www.capefearastro.org NUMBER OF MEMBERS 35 OTHER INFORMATION The Cape Fear Astronomical Society (CFAS) of Wilmington, North Carolina was founded in 1983. We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of amateur astronomy. We hold meetings on the...
Expanding the spectral response of your camera opens up many new imaging opportunities.
Damian Peach www.damianpeach.com World-renowned planetary imager Damian Peach releases the first of his new DVD tutorial series High Resolution Astrophotography. Within you'll find more than 2½ hours of detailed video guides on how to photograph the Sun, Moon, and planets. Peach walks you through userful features in popular image-processing programs including Registax 6, Autostakkert!2,...
Three experts joined The Kavli Foundation for a live Q&A to discuss New Horizons' long journey to the distant and fascinating world of Pluto.
Improve your deep-sky images with this innovative program.
Celestron continues its partnership with high-end video camera manufacturer The Imaging Source, releasing the Skyris 132M and 132C (monochrome and color) cameras for $369.95 each.
Nikon announces its long-awaited DSLR camera designed exclusively for astrophotography.
Video can boost your telescope’s reach by leaps and bounds.