The latest astrograph from Takahashi, the FSQ-130ED ($12,795), is a flat-field astrograph that accommodate the largest detectors on the market today.
Here’s the info you’ll need to “save the date” for some of the top stargazing events in the U.S. and Canada for the coming year.
Peruse a gallery of ultra-faint galaxies, the subject of Keith Bechtol's feature article in the April 2017 issue of Sky & Telescope. Wide-field surveys are accelerating discoveries of these elusive companions to the Milky Way.
Canadian Telescopes introduces the NexDome Observatory (starting at $1,795 for the dome only).
Explore an astronomy revolution fomented 30 years ago by Supernova 1987A and learn how supermassive black holes bind to their galaxies in this issue of Sky & Telescope.
SBIG announces its newest entry in its STXL camera series, the STXL-16200 ($6,995).
Here's a quick guide to the essential features that you should look for when buying your first telescope.
The annual Geminid meteor shower should reach its peak late on December 13th, but bright moonlight will wash out most of this year's meteors.
QHYCCD rolls out the PoleMaster ($268), an electronic polar finderscope that helps you quickly and easily achieve near-perfect polar alignment.
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iOptron introduces the AZ Mount Pro ($1,299), which incorporates its newest "level and go" alignment setup.
Make your way through the next Messier Marathon with the Messier Observer's Planisphere, brought to you by Celestial Teapot Designs ($29.99).
Stellarvue introduces the SV70T apochromatic refractor ($799) - a compact element that offers high-contrast views free from color fringing.
Telescopes make great gifts, and the editors of Sky & Telescope offer some expert advice to help you choose the one that's right for you.
If you see something questionable in a recent issue of Sky & Telescope magazine, check here to see a list of clarifications and errors that have been found.
There's a new tool for fans of video-assisted observing. The Revolution Imager ($299.99) is a complete video observing package that includes everything you'll need to broadcast the views from your telescope.
Osiris-REX recently began a 2-year journey to the asteroid Bennu. The Kavli Foundation spoke with three experts about what the spacecraft may discover.
On Monday, the Moon will edge closer to Earth than it's been since 1948. Full Moon occurs less than 3 hours later.
Capture smooth, high-resolution views of deep-sky targets: Atik Cameras enters the world of video observing with its Atik Infinity ($1,000).
One of the most popular planetarium apps for Apple devices gets a complete makeover.
Explore the solar system: see Ceres through Dawn's eyes, and Pluto's moons through the eyes of New Horizon. Then take a tour of cosmic time and space with these popular celestial sights.
Make autoguiding deep-sky astrophotos easy: Orion Telescopes & Binoculars introduces the 60mm Multi-Use Guide Scope with Helical Focuser ($219.99).
NAME Fuertes Observatory ADDRESS Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 USA CONTACT Anthony Gucciardo and Viktor Zsohar PHONE 607-255-3557 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL http://www.cornellastrosociety.org/ NUMBER OF MEMBERS OTHER INFORMATION Fuertes Observatory, home to the historic 12" Irving Porter Church Memorial Telescope, is open to the public for observing (if clear) and tours every Friday night from 8pm…
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Orion Telescopes & Binoculars introduces the StarSeeker IV 150mm GoTo Mak-Cass Telescope ($999.99).