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Hot Product 2009: Astro Systeme Austria's DDM85

ASA's new mount incorporates 21st century drive technology.

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Hot Product 2009: Software Bisque's TheSky X

This planetarium program offers a new features for Mac and PC users.

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Ten Great Astrophotos of 2008

There are plenty of "Best of 2008" lists out there, but ours exclusively features your work! It's easy to become jaded to the impact of all those "best photos of 2008" lists coming out. Sure, it's pretty cool to see the geysers on Enceladus, or landslides in progress on the…

People, Places, and Events

Astro-gear Galore in Pasadena

The Pacific Astronomy and Telescope Show drew a large crowds last weekend in Pasadena, California.

Celestial News & Events

Venus Returns

Earth's sister planet has emerged from behind the Sun for a low evening apparition. See how early you can spot it in the twilight.

Celestial News & Events

Jupiter's Third Red Spot May Have Survived

Jupiter's newest red spot was disrupted during its encounter with the Great Red Spot and Oval BA, but appears to be reforming.

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Imaging Tools and Techniques at MWAIC

Attendees of the MidWest Astro-Imaging Conference were treated to the latest innovations in astrophotography techniques.

Milky Way

The Milky Way Remapped

Two new sky surveys shed light on the structure of our home galaxy.

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Telescopes Galore at NEAF

Dozens of new products debut at the Northeast Astronomy Forum & Telescope Show.

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Astro-imagers Share Keys to Success

The Northeast Astro-Imaging Conference (NEAIC) kicked off Thursday here in Suffern, NY., featuring talks by many of the biggest names in astrophotography.

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NEAF is Back!

This weekend, make plans to attend the largest annual astronomy trade show in America: the Northeast Astronomy Forum & Telescope Show.

SkyView Mini

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DUAL SCOPE MOUNT

Double your observing pleasure with Orion Telescopes & Binoculars’ new SkyView Mini Altazimuth Telescope Mount.

NPS EE Barnard Atlas

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BARNARD ATLAS

A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way by legendary astronomer Edward Emerson Barnard has been reprinted.

Celestial Objects to Observe

Mercury, Messenger, and Observers

As the first images are released from Messenger's flyby of the innermost planet, previous ground-based observations are proving to be surprisingly accurate.

Celestial News & Events

Martian Crater Named for “Chick” Capen

A crater on Mars has been officially named for the American scientist Charles F. Capen.

Celestial Objects to Observe

Catching the Messenger of the Gods

Mercury is a rewarding challenge for planetary astrophotographers, as this amazing image by Massachusetts amateur John Boudreau demonstrates.

Solar System

Imaging Mercury

A team of astronomers have found new features on the innermost planet using an approach familiar to many amateur astronomers.

Solar System

Uranian Moons Transit Tonight

This evening, if you've got a good planetary imaging setup, see if you can rcord the shadows of Titania and Ariel as they drift across the cloud tops of Uranus.

Solar System

Skylights into Martian Caves

NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter may have found deep black pits — possibly sinkholes — that act as skylights for extensive caves on the slopes of the volcano Arsia Mons.

Celestial News & Events

Jupiter's Circulating Current

Amateurs capture Jupiter's spots in the act of jumping belts.

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