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Category Archives: Astro Photography

You will find here various articles, tests, reviews and product recommendations, all related in some way with the topic astro photography. Our customers and we will write about the wide range of types of astro photography, CCD and CMOS cameras, dSLR cameras, planetary imagers, video astronomy, projection photography, prime focus photography, afocal photography and possibly more.

Configuring the Eagle3

BOLTING ALONGThe Eagle3 meets many astro imager’s needs and it is very simple to assemble and configure. In very little time I’d worked out a suitable manner of securing the Eagle3 (in my case simply using two of the supplied bolts and fixing from underneath my carry-handle).… Read more »

PrimaLuceLab Eagle3

The Eagle3 is now available from 365Astronomy and we wanted to tell you more about what it is like to use this innovative new astrophotography computer. At first glance you will see a box with power ports and perhaps notice the Wi Fi aerials but look closer and you will see it is made solidly from metal and has many threaded fixing holes on the top and bottom.… Read more »

Professional Optics Cleaning with Photonic Red First Contact Polymer – p2

Professional Optics Cleaning with Photonic Red First Contact Polymer – Part 2   In this article we’ll show images related to a cleaning of a really large (in amateur terms) primary mirror of a 18″ Newtonian telescope, a Skywatcher Stargate-450P GOTO telescope.  … Read more »

Professional Optics Cleaning with Photonic Red First Contact Polymer

Professional Optics Cleaning with Photonic Red First Contact Polymer We’ve been selling Photonic Red First Contact Polymer sets for several years now and had some great opportunities to use this professional optics cleaning product on many occasions. A high pressure air duster (like the range we sell from Green Clean) might do a job with new (newish) optics, but over time, salt, dust and larger particles (fiber) might build up, in which case an air duster might not offer a good enough solution.… Read more »