Dave Weixelman captured this amazing shot of Comet Lovejoy on Tuesday night, January 13 in Nevada City, California.
Exposures were luminance 10 X 60 sec., and 10 X 60 sec for each RGB filter, all binned 2X2.
Images were stacked on the comet with images stacked on the stars and layered them in photoshop. The streamers of the blue ion tail are visible.
The SVR102T-25SV continues to be our best seller ever. We have been offering this telescope at a whopping $300 off these past two months. That sale will cease at the end of this month. This is the last chance to get a marvelous price on the top rated 4" apo triplet. Also, you can order [...]
The SV102T-25SV sale is in full swing. We are limiting this sale to existing inventory. We are already assembling the next run of these telescopes but glass price has increased. So as soon as we sell out of telescopes in our existing inventory the next run of instruments will be sold at $300 higher. Based [...]
While waiting for more FPL53 glass, we decided to make the last of our 130EDT lenses into telescopes. Turns out we had a rather large number of these lenses in storage from when we discontinue it years ago. So we took advantage of the time our assembler Shelly had and she put together the last [...]
Happy Veterans Day! This week we will ship any telescope ordered direct from Stellarvue free of charge anywhere in the USA.Also: Stellarvue is announcing a new discount program for veterans and their families. This program gives veterans and their families who register on our website a special discount on the purchase of any Stellarvue item from [...]
One hour ago I finished the most advanced refractor I have made to date. This is the second SVA135 dual fluoro apo triplet using dual OK4 fluorophosphate elements. It is 135 mm f-5.4. This one is heavy but lighter than the first one thanks to very careful planning and machining. The star test tomorrow should [...]
This weekend get free shipping and a free Stellarvue 2" dielectric diagonal when you purchase our most popular telescope, the Stellarvue SVR102T-25SV. Get the best 4" Apo made at the lowest price ever if you act now! Also, we are selling our last seven SV110ED refractors for $100 off, including a free 2" diagonal, a [...]
Over the next 30 days we will do a lot of development and testing of various flatteners and reducers for our air spaced SV130 apo. We have developed numerous options, fabricated adapters and now our good friend Jon Talbot will conduct real world evaluations. This is part of a bigger project to create a relatvely fast [...]
We would like to thank all of you who expressed your concerns for us about the earthquake in Napa. Stellarvue is far enough away from Napa that the quake did not have any impact on us. We hope all who experienced it had minimal damage and impact. For any who were injured, we hope you [...]
We are now taking reservations for the Dark Sky Star Party in 2015. We normally book this event quite early so if you want to attend email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I expect the event will book competely this week! Act fast!