The latest astrograph from Takahashi, the FSQ-130ED ($12,795), is a flat-field astrograph that accommodate the largest detectors on the market today.
Canadian Telescopes introduces the NexDome Observatory (starting at $1,795 for the dome only).
SBIG announces its newest entry in its STXL camera series, the STXL-16200 ($6,995).
QHYCCD rolls out the PoleMaster ($268), an electronic polar finderscope that helps you quickly and easily achieve near-perfect polar alignment.
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.
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.
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.
Make autoguiding deep-sky astrophotos easy: Orion Telescopes & Binoculars introduces the 60mm Multi-Use Guide Scope with Helical Focuser ($219.99).
Orion Telescopes & Binoculars introduces the StarSeeker IV 150mm GoTo Mak-Cass Telescope ($999.99).
Universe2go unveils its personal planetarium device ($99), an innovative viewer that with your smartphone to project planetarium lines, star names, and more over your real view of the sky.
iOptron's PoleMasteriOptron announces the PoleMaster ($299), an electronic polar finder scope that helps you quickly and easily achieve near-perfect polar alignment.
In this second edition, Hicks discusses each aspect of building and designing a backyard observatory to help you decide which type suits your needs best.
ZW Optical introduces a new series of low-noise cooled cameras. The ASI 224MC-Cool camera ($649) features the highly sensitive IMX224 color CMOS detector.
Stellarvue introduces a line of ultra-wide-field eyepieces (starting at $419) that feature an immersive apparent field of view and plenty of eye relief.
Denkmeier unveils its unique eyepiece set, the Lederman-Optical-Array 21-mm eyepiece ($599 per pair). The L-O-A is a patent-pending design that simulates a 3D view in telescopes equipped with binoviewers.
Industry newcomer Third Planet Optics rolls out a series of Ritchey-Chrétien astrographs for the budget-minded astrophotographer.
Capture wide swaths of sky with Astro-Physics' new Quad Telecompressor Corrector ($1,520) for its 130 StarFire GTX and EDFGT telescopes.
Fornax Mounts announces the LighTrack II, a portable camera tracking head for nightscape astrophotography.
The SSW Ultra Wide Eyepiece series ($349 each) provides an expansive 83° apparent field of view with eye relief of 13 mm.
Teeter's Telescopes unveils its latest custom Dobsonian telescope, the 16-inch f/4.5 TT/Stark (starting at $2,575 without optics).
Andor announces the iKon-XL, a large-format CCD camera ideally suited for large instruments.
Explore Scientific announces new soft-sided carrying cases for their telescopes.