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Look Here Device

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Star-Party Aid

FAR Laboratories introduces the Look Here Device to aid first-timers with finding a telescope’s eyepiece in the dark.

People, Places, and Events

Just Don't Call It West Coast NEAF

Here's some great news for those of you on the West Coast. The Riverside Telescope Makers Conference, Inc. — the same folks who bring us the world-famous RTMC Astronomy Expo every Memorial Day weekend in Big Bear, California — has announced a new astronomical event.

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Titan's Frigid Shores

NASA's Cassini orbiter continues mapping Saturn's largest moon — and finding prime lakefront real estate.

Celestial News & Events

See the International Space Station Tonight!

The world's largest orbiting satellite is a snap to spot if you know where and when to look for it.

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Sun 1, Comet Tail 0

A solar explosion plows into a comet's tail. Care to place a wager on which one wins?

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Opportunity: It's in the Hole!

Exploration inside Victoria Crater has begun.

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Planet Imager

The Imaging Source offers the DMK series of high-speed, low-noise webcams ideal for capturing the best pictures of our solar system.

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Modular Oculars

Baader Planetarium's new Hyperion 68° Modular Eyepieces offer a new level of versatility for photographic and visual use.

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The New "Q"

Takahashi is now producing the long-awaited successor to its most popular astrograph.

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Big Cat

Vixen Optics now produces the VMC260L, a 260-millimeter (10¼-inch) Cassegrain tube assembly ideal for high-magnification observing and photography.

Solar System

Neptune's "Warm" Pole

The big blue planet's south pole is warmer than everywhere else, and that might be triggering Neptune's strong winds.

Solar System

Opportunity is Going In

Now that the dust storms have passed, the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity should begin studies inside Victoria Crater in the coming weeks.

Solar System

Prepare to Be Blown Away by Iapetus

Cassini finally encounters Saturn's wacky moon Iapetus today. Don't wait for the processed pics to be released. Check out the raw images now!

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Mars Rovers Rolling Again!

Predictions that the twin Martian explorers wouldn't survive the dust storm thankfully proved to be wrong. Spirit and Opportunity are back in business.

Equipment: Guides & Recommendations

S&T Test Report: A Triple-Digit Field of View

S&T: Dennis di Cicco Tele Vue's 13-mm Ethos eyepiece, with a 100° apparent field of view, is poised to revolutionize deep-sky observing, as the first Nagler eyepiece did 26 years ago. Inside the October 2007 issue of Sky & Telescope. On newsstands September 4th!

Professional Telescopes

Thirty Meter Telescope Moves Forward

Big telescopes cost big money. So it's a good thing that the world has some wealthy folks willing to help make big astronomy happen.

Astrobiology

One Less "Possibility of Life"?

Just because Saturn's moon Enceladus has active geysers doesn't mean it harbors alien life. That's the take-home message from an upcoming scientific paper.

Solar System

Do Sunspots Forecast the Rain?

A team of researchers claim that sunspot activity might accurately forecast rain in Africa.

Solar System

Do Sunspots Cycles Forecast the Rain?

A team of researchers claim that sunspot activity might accurately forecast rain in Africa.

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Understanding Saturn's G Ring

Astronomers might have found the source for Saturn's mysterious G ring.

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