The ASN has a new Discussion Forum for members. It's just getting started, but the more we use it, the greater sense of community we will feel as astronomy enthusiasts. Through discussions, we can help to foster a love of learning and discovery. We can encourage engagement in astronomy research and outreach. And we can help to promote a deeper understanding of astronomy.
If you are passionate about astronomy, we encourage you to join the discussion forum and get involved. You will be glad you did!
The NexStar 10 boasts features like USB 3.0 SuperSpeed (backward compatible with USB 2.0), a high-resolution ON Semiconductor CMOS color sensor with super small 1.67 micron pixels in a 3856 2754 pixel array, Celestron iCap image capture software, RegiStax stacking software, and more.
The Kendrick dew remover system is designed to eliminate dew from telescope optics by keeping the optics slightly warmer than ambient, or above the dew point. Power is applied from a dew controller via flexible dew heaters, usually wrapped around the telescope tube, near the cell housing the optics.
iOptron iPolar Electronic Polarscope with Rear USB Port - No Mount Adapter - Fits CEM26, GEM28, SkyGuider...
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"Venus and Jupiter will appear in the same part of the sky 1.5 hours after sunset on March 1, 2023. On March 1, Venus will meet up with the gas giant Jupiter in an event known as a conjunction. This close conjunction will bring the planets 32 arcminutes, about half a degree, apart."
Read the article, "See a bright Venus and Jupiter hold a celestial meeting in the night sky this month" by Joe Rao on Space.com.
Every year, Great Basin National Park hosts an Astronomy Festival, featuring a multitude of special events and astronomical viewing opportunities. Keep an eye on the Great Basin Astronomy Festival Page for updates to this year's event. Poster courtesy of Dr. Tyler Nordgren.