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Astronomy & Observing News

First look: Backyard Observatories, FAR Laboratories, and more at NEAF

More gadgets you might have missed at the Northeast Astronomy Forum.

New Product Showcase

First Look: Meade's MySky, 20-inch RCX

At the Northeast Astronomy Forum, Meade unveiled a working prototype of their portable planetarium, mySKY. Read our first look now.

New Product Showcase

First Look: Tele Vue Ethos and New Astro-Physics Refractors

During the next week, we'll be highlighting some interesting telescopes, gadgets, and useful accessories that caught our eye at the Northeast Astronomy Forum & Telescope Show. Check back often for more updates.

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See You at the Telescope Show

The East Coast's biggest astronomy trade show is April 28–29. The 16th annual event includes a full schedule of speakers and workshops, as well as an exhibit hall full of celestial-equipment vendors.

Family Observing

Family Fun with Sky Watching

Stargazing, Family Style

Exploring the night sky is a fun activity for kids of all ages — and it doesn’t require a lot of planning or equipment.

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Jupiter's Tumultuous Changes

Cloud patterns on Jupiter are undergoing a major upheaval. Have a look with your telescope before dawn.

Pro-Am Collaboration

New Disturbance in Jupiter's North Temperate Belt

On March 29, 2007, two new white spots appeared on Jupiter. Keep watch as they develop over the coming weeks.

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Jupiter's Changing Face

The King of the Solar System is undergoing an atmospheric face-lift

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New Horizons to Encounter Jupiter

The speedy Pluto-bound probe prepares for its close encounter with Jupiter on February 28th. As it cruises past, the mission team will use the flyby as a test run, studying Jupiter, its moons, and the young storm Red Spot Jr., using the spacecraft's seven science instruments.


Modest Leonids

Although there wasn't a storm, the Leonid meteor shower of 2006 did produce a worthwhile display for some.

New Product Showcase

RegiStax 4 Released

One of the most popular software tools for planetary astrophotographers was just given a major upgrade.

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Shadow Transit on Uranus

For the first time in recorded history astronomers witnessed the shadow of one of Uranus's tiny moons travel across the distant planet's cloud tops.

ECCAI attendees

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East Coast Imaging Conference

Astrophotographers converged in Philadelphia, PA. to trade tips and learn new techniques.

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Advanced Imaging Conference 2005

Astrophotographers of all experience levels convened in San Jose, California, on November 11th to attend the second-annual Advanced Imaging Conference.

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Telescope Enthusiasts Converge in California

Clear, dark skies and beautiful spring weather greeted the those who attended the annual Riverside Telescope Making Conference Astronomy Expo.

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Sunny NEAF Weekend

Scopes of all shapes and sizes were on display at this years Northeast Astronomy Forum and Telescope Show.

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Astro Image in the News:
Jupiter Plays Peekaboo

Few observers in North America were fortunate enough to see Jupiter hide behind the Moon on the morning of December 7th.

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Image Processing from the Cutting Edge

Astrophotographers from around the globe converged on San Jose, California, the weekend of November 6th to attend the Advanced Imaging Conference.

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Asteroid 2004 FH's Record Flyby

Right on schedule, asteroid 2004 FH made its dramatic pass about 42,700 kilometers (26,500 miles) above the Earth's surface on March 18, 2004.

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Amateur Astronomer Discovers Newborn Nebula

On the night of January 23rd, armed with a 78-millimeter refractor and a CCD camera, an amateur astronomer bagged a new nebula from his rural Kentucky backyard.