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People, Places, and Events

Stellafane: A Weekend on Breezy Hill

Several hundred amateurs gathering on Breezy Hill in Springfield, Vermont for the 82nd annual Stellafane convention.

Astrophotography: Tips & Techniques

Babak Tafreshi Webinar: Time-Lapse Astrophotography

Join S&T's live webinar to learn the secrets of how to take awe-inspiring time-lapse videos of the Earth and sky at night.

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Galileoscope Solar Package

50-mm refractor and solar filter kits

Celestial News & Events

The Spotless Sun

The Sun has been unusually quiet lately. Since the start of 2017, only a single tiny sunspot has made a brief appearance on the solar disk.

Celestial News & Events

Jupiter Returns with a Stormy Surprise

The gas giant is emerging in the glow of dawn sporting an tumultuous North Temperate Belt.

Coronal hole on October 13th

Celestial News & Events

Solar Forecasters Predict Chance of Auroras

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a strong chance of geomagnetic activity tonight, October 13–14.

Astrophotography: Tips & Techniques

Live Astrophotography Tutorial: PixInsight Primer

Sky & Telescope is starting a series of webinars with premier astrophotographers that have a look in each of the image-processing software on the market today: our first is an overview of PixInsight with guest expert Warren Keller.

Dennis di Cicco at the scope

People, Places, and Events

Former S&T Editor Wins Award

The North East Region of the Astronomical League (NERAL) announces the presentation of the prestigious 2015 NERAL Walter Scott Houston award to former Sky & Telescope editor Dennis di Cicco.

New Product Showcase

Sky-Watcher's AZ-EQ5 GT Mount

Sky-Watcher's AZ-EQ5 GT Mount ($1,649), a multi-purpose Go To telescope mount, is equally useful as a German equatorial mount, or operating in alt-azimuth mode.

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Quark H-Alpha Filter

DayStar Filters introduces the Quark ($995), a compact solar hydrogen-alpha filter for fast refractors.

Astronomy & Observing News

Visit Iceland and Shoot the Northern Lights!

Sky & Telescope's third annual trip to Iceland, this time accompanied by Equipment Editor Sean Walker, provides a fantastic opportunity to photograph the aurora borealis.

Northeast Astronomy Forum

People, Places, and Events

Come to NEAF This Weekend!

This weekend features the world's largest astronomy expo, the Northeast Astronomy Forum (NEAF), in Suffern, New York.

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The Nexus Digital Setting Circle from Astro Devices

Astro Devices introduces the Nexus DSC ($449.95), a digital setting circle computer for your telescope.

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Hawai'i Nights

See Hawai'i by starlight through the lens of premier astrophotographer Rogelio Bernal Andreo. His first book, Hawai‘i Nights, documents his island adventure.

clouds on Mars 2012

Solar System

The Mysterious Martian "Plumes"

An anomalous “cloud” imaged by amateurs in 2012 has puzzled astronomers, spurring some to suggest it was at inexplicably high altitudes above Mars’s surface.

People, Places, and Events

Donald C. Parker, 1939-2015

Donald C. Parker, a planetary imaging pioneer, passed away in Miami, Florida on February 22, 2015.

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Vixen Optics: Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount

Vixen’s New Sphinx SX2 German Equatorial Go To mount ($1,599) features precision motors and a hand controller.

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Meade's Series 5000 Mega Wide Angle Eyepieces

Meade Instruments unveils its new Series 5000 Mega Wide Angle eyepieces, featuring an expansive 100° apparent field of view.

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Lodestar X2 Autoguider from Starlight Xpress

Starlight Xpress announces the Lodestar X2 Autoguider ($649), a tiny imaging and autoguiding camera.