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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.

Celestron at the Cutting Edge of Astrophotography

Celestron at the cutting edge of astrophotography On 7 January 2013, Celestron announced the introduction of a new range of telescopes specifically designed for astrophotography. This included the new Advanced VX mount and the EDGE HD range of Schmidt-Cassegrain optical tubes (SCT).… Read more »

Review of Various Eyepieces for a Binoviewer

This “Review of Various Eyepieces for a Binoviewer” has been kindly written by one of our customers who needed a pair of eyepieces for his binoviewer, but wanted to try them before his final decision. We agreed to supply the eyepieces and in return he has written an unbiased review of some of our eyepieces. … Read more »

Starting in Astro Photography

Starting in Astro Photography by Zoltan Trenovszki, 365Astronomy I’ve written this article in response to a question from one of our kind customers, Gareth T. My reply email has grown into such a size that I’ve decided to publish it for the benefit of the public.… Read more »

How to deal with Newton’s rings in CMOS imaging?

Whilst I cannot say that I’ve done a very in-depth research on the subject, I’ll try to provide some sort of guidance and advice about how to deal with Newton’s rings in CMOS imaging. Newton’s rings are generally accepted as an interference phenomenon, appearing on surfaces where the light is being reflected from two nearly parallel surfaces (i.e.… Read more »