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 of the 130EDT's as part of our holiday sale. In only a few days we have sold all but two. They will all ship as soon as I get a clear night so I can star test them.
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!
This week we are finishing up a number of M150 mounts, oiling more SV130 lenses and machining more parts for our new TSL9 Cherrywood Pier Tripods.
Stellarvue attended OPT's Southern California Astronomy Expo and it was an amazing success. Saw and enjoyed visiting with many old friends. Lots of interest in the SVQ100, SVR102T and SV80ST. Gayle Cosgrove won the raffle for the SV80ST. It was a beautiful day warm with cool breezes throughout the day. A perfect event.
Our new website should now be visible for just about everyone. If you see the same ole site, refresh your cache. This new website has a number of new features, many of which we are not yet using. With larger and more detailed pictures, technical drawings and a simpler layout, the site will be easier [...]