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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).

Astronomy Questions & Answers

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.

Orion FunScope 4.5-inch Reflector Telescope

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Orion FunScope Astro Dazzle 4.5″ Reflector Telescope

This affordable 114-mm f/4.4 Newtonian reflector features a plate glass parabolic primary mirror in an eye-catching tube.

Penumbral eclipse series from 2012

Press Releases

Friday Night's Deep Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

North American observers can watch the Moon flirt with Earth’s shadow on the evening of February 10th. It occurs early on the 11th as seen from Europe, Africa, and Asia.

CosmoStory Laser Finder

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CosmoStory Laser Finder

CosmoStory rolls out the Cosmo Laser ($25), a laser finder that works with your favorite planetarium app on your smartphone.

Combo Quark Solar Filter from DayStar Filters

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DayStar's Combo Quark H-Alpha Solar Filter

DayStar Filters adds to its line of affordable powered solar filters with the Combo Quark ($995).

Sirius Pro AZ/EQ-G Go To Telescope Mount

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Orion's Sirius Pro AZ/EQ-G Go To Telescope Mount

The Sirius Pro AZ/EQ-G Computerized Go To Telescope Mount ($1,499) can operate as a German equatorial mount or in alt-azimuth mode.

Stars: A Family Guide to the Night Sky

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Stars: A Family Guide to the Night Sky

Introduce your children to the joys of astronomy with Stars: A Family Guide to the Night Sky ($16.95).

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