We've been working on a batch of SV080St 80mm Apo Triplets this week. They've all been tested by our Zygo Interferometer and come with their own test report! You can find them at http://www.stellarvue.com/sv80st-systems/.
Dave Weixelman was chosen for this week's Stellar Shot. He took a shot of the Iris Nebula at the Stellarvue Dark Sky Star Party. This is 6.5 hours of exposure taken through luminance and RGB filters. He used his Stellarvue SV80ST refractor and his QSI 660 WSG camera.
The next run of SVQ100 Astrographs are ready. We sold out of our last batch over the summer very quickly. If you've been waiting to order... don't wait too long, these babies move fast. These astro-photos are courtesy of Dave Weixelman and his Stellarvue SVQ100.http://www.stellarvue.com/stellarvue-svq100-astrograph/
We just can't help ourselves. On top of everything else we're doing we decided to throw in an improvement to our MH002 mount handles, too. They are now a little longer and with a bend so it moves the handle clear of the focuser knobs. Check it out: http://www.stellarvue.com/mh2-stellarvue-mount-handle/.
The 100 - 110 degree Stellarvue Optimus Eyepieces are now for sale on our website. Performance matched other extremely wide angle eyepieces but ours are either lighter, require less balancing than some or are much less expensive. These are sealed to prevent moisture from seeping in under normal viewing conditions. We are using a very expensive [...]
This is Alex sanding the rings we use on our SV080ST before we anodize them.
I have been MIA for quite a few weeks providing programs and training. I presented a program to the Central Coast Astronomers in San Luis Obispo. Afterward we observed a couple of objects using my SVR102T. Many veteran Dob guys had never seen a perfect airy disk before so they were all impressed!For the past [...]
The 90 mm Apo Triplet Raptors are getting ready to ship, don't miss out on this opportunity to get one: http://www.stellarvue.com/stellarvue-90t-raptor-apo-triple…/.
Our selection of Astro-Photography adapters and extensions are now available directly through our website. Check them out here: http://www.stellarvue.com/photographic-adapters/.