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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

Astronomy Questions & Answers

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).

SBIG STX Guider

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SBIG's STX Guider

SBIG introduces the STX Guider ($999) — choose faint guide stars by intercepting light from the optical path before it passes through the imaging filters.

Takahashi FSQ-130ED

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Takahashi FSQ-130ED Astropgraph

The latest astrograph from Takahashi, the FSQ-130ED ($12,795), is a flat-field astrograph that accommodate the largest detectors on the market today.

Resources and Education

Annual Star Parties in North America

Here’s the info you’ll need to “save the date” for some of the top stargazing events in the U.S. and Canada for the coming year.

NexDome Observatory Dome

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NexDome Observatory Dome

Canadian Telescopes introduces the NexDome Observatory (starting at $1,795 for the dome only).

SBIG STXL-16200 Camera

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SBIG's STXL-16200 Camera

SBIG announces its newest entry in its STXL camera series, the STXL-16200 ($6,995).

Telescope in a store

Choosing Your Astronomy Equipment

How to Choose Your First Telescope

Here's a quick guide to the essential features that you should look for when buying your first telescope.

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Geminid Meteors will be Sparse in Bright Moonlight Tonight

The annual Geminid meteor shower should reach its peak late on December 13th, but bright moonlight will wash out most of this year's meteors.

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