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Starlight Instruments' Feather Touch Focusers

Starlight Instruments introduces two new Feather Touch focusers: the FTF1575BCR ($249) and the dual-speed FTF1575BCR-DS ($429).

Panoramic image of NEAF 2017 show floor

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NEAF 2017 Astronomy Equipment Videos

Dennis di Cicco interviews several vendors about their newest products — watch and find out full details on new lines of astronomy equipment.

Meade

Product Videos & Demonstrations

Meade Instruments Corp. at NEAF 2017

Sky & Telescope's Dennis di Cicco and Meade’s Scott Byrum look at many of the products Meade had on display at this year’s Northeast Astronomy Forum. With an eye toward the upcoming total solar eclipse, they take a detailed look at the Coronado line of affordable hydrogen-alpha solar scopes, and the…

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iOptron at NEAF 2017

Sky & Telescope’s Dennis di Cicco talks with iOptron’s Roger Rivers about some of the newest products in the company’s expanding line of mounts and telescopes. They give special emphasis to the new, highly versatile and extremely portable Sky Tracker Pro mount designed for cameras and small telescopes.   See…

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Finger Lakes Instrumentation at NEAF 2017

Gary McAnally of Finger Lakes Instrumentation shows Sky & Telescope’s Dennis di Cicco some of FLI’s newest imaging equipment, including the Kepler line of cooled, scientific-grade CMOS cameras, which feature high sensitivity, extremely low read noise, and high frame rates.   See additional videos from the 2017 Northeast Astronomy Forum.…

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Astronomy Equipment Videos

Dennis di CiccoWelcome to Sky & Telescope’s product videos. Over the past few years, former S&T senior editor Dennis di Cicco has interviewed many manufacturers and vendors of astronomy equipment in an effort to bring their products to life in a way that you will find useful. You can also…

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QHYCCD's Latest All-in-One CCD Camera

The new QHY16200A ($3,999) all-in-one CCD camera from QHYCCD features a 16-megapixel array. Includes an off-axis guider, an internal filter wheel, and a USB slave port with locking clip.

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Flip-Filter Goggles from Apache-Sitgreaves Research Center

Apache-Sitgreaves's Flip-Filter Goggles ($42) let you install 2-inch threaded filters to see nebulae with no magnification while blocking extraneous light.

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Zhumell Upgrade Kit from Farpoint Astronomical Research

Farpoint Astronomical Research introduces 7-piece upgrade kits for Zhumell 10- and 12-inch Dobsonian telescopes ($119.99).

Science-based Q&A

The Kavli Foundation Q&A: Do Globular Clusters Generate Black Holes?

Much to their surprise, scientists are finding dozens of black holes deep within densely packed collections of stars called globular clusters. Astrophysicists are using a record-breaking computer simulation to learn their secrets, including whether the clusters gave rise to recently observed ripples in space-time.

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SkyTracker Pro Compact Drive from iOptron

The SkyTracker Pro ($399), the latest compact drive from iOptron, acts as a right ascension drive and allows long-exposure photography with your DSLR.

Eclipses & Occultations

2017 Eclipse Resources

With all the interest in August’s sky spectacular, it’s no surprise that you can find lots of great information about solar eclipses. Here are some favorite resources chosen by the editors of Sky & Telescope magazine: Books About Eclipses In the Shadow of the Moon: The Science, Magic, and Mystery…

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Universal Smartphone Adapter from Tele Vue Optics

Tele Vue Optics announces the FoneMate ($95), a universal smartphone adapter that enables users to take stunning photos of space with reduced vignetting.

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CMOS Camera from QHYCCD

QHYCCD unveils the QHY183C ($949), the first in its line of back illuminated cameras.

Observatory software screenshot

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Observatory Software from Code Obsession

Code Obsession unveils Observatory ($79.95), an image management and processing software for Mac computers.

Bill Nye with the March for Science

Astronomy & Observing News

Astronomers March for Science

Participants at April 22nd's March for Science tell us about their experience in promoting science, the scientific process, and the role of science in shaping policy.

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Versatile Mount from Sky-Watcher USA

Sky-Watcher USA announces the Virtuoso Mount ($250). This programmable alt-azimuth platform is designed to capture panormaic photos or smooth panning video.

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Mid-Size Observatory Dome from SkyShed

SkyShed announces the SkyShed POD MAX ($13,995). This 12½-foot dome is built to accommodate large amateur telescopes.

A Restless Supermassive Black Hole

Science-based Q&A

The Kavli Foundation Q&A: How Did the First Quasars Form?

Thanks to a record haul of new, ultra-distant quasars—powerhouses of light from the farthest reaches of the universe—astrophysicists can now piece together the rise of mighty objects in the early cosmos.

Constellation glassware from Uncommongreen

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Constellation Glassware from UncommonGreen

The Constellation Glassware series features pints ($16), rocks ($14), and stemless wine glasses ($15) etched with the classical constellations of the Northern Hemisphere’s Winter or Summer skies.

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