Latest Astrophotography Stories

2014-05-07 23:02:20

Kowa will join the top optics manufacturers exhibiting at this year’s event in Oak Harbor, OH. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Kowa announced today that it will be one of this year’s Optics Alley exhibitors at the Black Swamp Observatory where the Biggest Week in American Birding will be held May 6-15. In addition to displaying all of the latest gear from the top scope and binoculars manufacturers, the festival will include workshops, guided birding activities, birding bus tours,...

2014-02-28 23:04:58

Led by Coach Trudy Fay, Team Grizzly slams the previous US record by 5 points with help from the team’s Kowa High Lander Binoculars. TORRANCE, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 It was an exciting day for Team Grizzly at this year’s Berger Southwest Long Range Nationals February 4-9. The team set a new US national record in the F-Open Division with a score of 1786 with 104 Xs, which beat the previous record by five points. “We were in a bit of a state of disbelief. We were simply...

2014-01-30 23:01:19

Kowa Optimed will join Cangar Holdings to exhibit at this year’s Toronto Sportsmen’s Show. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Today Kowa Optimed announced its plan to provide attendees of the Toronto Sportsmen’s Show the opportunity to view the latest Kowa sport optics at the Cangar Holdings Booth (#2711) February 6th through the 9th in Toronto, Canada. “We look forward to the opportunity to meet attendees of the show and answer any questions they might have regarding Kowa products,”...

2014-01-22 23:05:09

New Products Include D-SLR Adapter for Eyepieces and Samsung Galaxy S4 Adapter Torrance, California (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Kowa proudly announces the release of two additional digiscoping adapters, designed to improve ease of use and compatibility between multiple Kowa products. The TSN-PA7 Photo Adapter delivers an alternate option to the TSN-PZ Photo Attachment to transform your scope into a high-powered telephoto lens. Designed to join Kowa’s lineup of Phone Adapters, the TSN-GA4S...

Comet ISON Photo Contest NSF
2013-10-28 15:49:05

[ Watch the Video: Get Ready For The Comet ISON Photo Contest ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The National Science Foundation (NSF), along with Astronomy and Discover magazines are offering $2,500 to whomever takes the best photo of Comet ISON. Contest organizers said they are asking photographers to get a creative shot of the highly anticipated comet this fall, starting now through January 15, 2014. “We challenge photographers, amateur and professional, to...

2011-06-10 00:00:28

Buy-Telescope.com just published new information regarding the latest Mini Autoguider package by Orion Telescopes. In addition to its affordability, Buy-Telescope.com reports that it is a very accurate autoguider solution suitable for virtually all amateur astrophotography applications. (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 Capturing a breath taking image with a telescope used to be very difficult, and it required somewhat expensive astronomy equipment to do the job right. Thanks to Orion Telescopes and...

2011-03-09 00:00:29

Good astronomy equipment is more accessible and more affordable than ever. As such, the interest in astrophotography has spiked in recent years. Getting started in astrophotography is appealing to a lot of people, but most of them have no clue what this hobby entails. To remedy this problem, Buy-Telescope.com has just released a free ebook titled "An Introduction to Astrophotography" which will get any astronomy nut started on the right track. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 08, 2011 Good astronomy...

2009-10-28 09:55:00

Cobbling together 3000 individual photographs, a physicist has made a new high-resolution panoramic image of the full night sky, with the Milky Way galaxy as its centerpiece. Axel Mellinger, a professor at Central Michigan University, describes the process of making the panorama in the November issue of Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. An interactive version of the picture can viewed on Mellinger's website: http://home.arcor.de/axel.mellinger/. "This panorama image...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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