Author (and former S&T editor) Stephen James O’Meara rolls out his latest ebook Diamonds in the Sky: Discover the Stars Over Botswana ($5.98). This introductory field guide to exploring the night skies is geared towards, though not limited to, anyone considering a trip to the exceedingly dark southern skies of Botswana.
Celestron announces the NexYZ 3-Axis Universal Smartphone Adapter ($59.95) which allows you to use most any smartphone camera to capture the brighter solar system objects and even some deep-sky targets.
Stellarvue's expansion of its Optimus line of 100° eyepieces introduces a new 13.5-mm Optimus 1¼-inch eyepiece ($349) that fills the void between 9 and 20 mm offerings.
NAME WPS Astronomy Club ADDRESS 6189 Winter Garden Vineland Rd Windermere, Florida 34786 USA CONTACT Anavi Uppal PHONE EMAIL email@example.com URL https://windermereprep.wixsite.com/astronomyclub NUMBER OF MEMBERS 43 OTHER INFORMATION The WPS Astronomy Club is an astronomy club created for and by high schoolers at Windermere Preparatory School. We really enjoy hosting star parties and doing…
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From serendipitous camping trips to forging international consensus on big-budget observatories, the 2018 Kavli Prize laureate discusses her personal and professional journey into the field of astrochemistry.
NAME Glaretum ADDRESS Nuevo Laredo Tamps. 88274 Mexico CONTACT Roberto Aparicio PHONE 8671572256 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL http://www.glaretum.org NUMBER OF MEMBERS 8 OTHER INFORMATION Glaretum is a non-profit educational organization that is open to the public and is dedicated to helping people of all ages to understand and enjoy astronomy at all levels of interest.…
Author and elite astrophotographer Rogelio Bernal Andreo releases his latest book Notes from the Stars: Ten nightscape master classes by ten world-class night photographers ($50).
Tele Vue Optics teams up with filter manufacturer Astronomik to revamp its series of nebula filters for deep-sky observing. The Tele Vue Bandmate Type 2 Filters are offered in three select passbands and are offered in ¼-inch (starting at $100) and 2-inch format ($200 and up).
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Renowned astronomer and Sky & Telescope contributor Dennis di Cicco visited with Celestron at NEAF 2018.
Renowned astronomer and Sky & Telescope contributor Dennis di Cicco visited with Finger Lakes Instrumentation at NEAF 2018
Renowned astronomer and Sky & Telescope contributor Dennis di Cicco visited with Sky-Watcher USA at NEAF 2018.
Southern Stars now offers an updated app for satellite observers using Apple devices. Formerly known as Satellite Safari, Orbitrack ($4.99) includes a host of new features to track the orbital path of more than 3,500 satellites.
NAME Utah Valley Astronomy Club ADDRESS 437 East 1930 North Orem, Utah 84097 USA CONTACT David Moulton PHONE EMAIL email@example.com URL http://uvac.us NUMBER OF MEMBERS 180 OTHER INFORMATION UVAC is a new astronomy club in the Utah County area of central Utah. We hold monthly meetings and both public and private star parties.
Sky & Telescope magazine predicts that the Perseid shower will be at its peak late on Sunday night, August 12th, and early morning on the 13th.
Celestron announces its flagship astrograph, the 36 cm Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph ($12,995). This 14-inch, f/2.2 optical system is designed to record pinpoint stars across a 60-mm image circle.
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Early on July 31st, the planet Mars will be closer to Earth than at any time in the past 15 years. It's bright and unmistakable in the southwestern sky after evening twilight.
Willmann-Bell releases The Night Sky Observer’s Guide Volume 4: The Glories of the Milky Way to -54° by George Robert Kepple ($34.95).
NAME Glacial Lakes Astronomers and Stargazers Society ADDRESS 13653 County Road 25 Villard, MN 56385 USA CONTACT Mark Yorkovich PHONE 3204912647 EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org URL http://glaciallakesastro.com NUMBER OF MEMBERS 4 OTHER INFORMATION We are a small club in rural Minnesota that holds monthly, very well-attended public stargazing at a local state park. We have picked up…
The night sky's two brightest object — the Moon and Venus — will appear dramatically close together after sunset on Sunday, July 15th.
One of the most popular planetarium apps for Apple devices gets a big update. SkySafari 6 (starting at $2.99) once again expands the usefulness of this popular app.
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Willmann-Bell releases the 5th volume of Annals of the Deep Sky: A Survey of Galactic and Extragalactic Objects by Jeff Kanipe and Dennis Webb ($24.95). The series continues to be the most up-to-date and comprehensive observing guide available in the 21st century.