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NEAF 2011 – Pictures – Set 3

Yesterday was cloudy, rainy and cold at NEAF 2011. Today was mostly sunny which was good news because the Solar Star Party was able to proceed as you can see from the image below (remember to click on any image … Continue reading

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NEAF 2011 – Pictures – Set 2

Welcome to Part 2 of Share Astronomy's continuing coverage of NEAF 2011. Please remember that you can click on any image and see a larger version. Our first image shows a 14" Celestron EdgeHD SCT mounted on a Celestron CGEPro … Continue reading

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NEAF 2011 – Pictures – Set 1

Hello from NEAF 2011. It's a grey, grim, rainy day outside in Suffern, New York but that's OK. Everyone is having a great time indoors. With approximately 140 astronomy vendors in one location who wouldn't have a good time? This … Continue reading

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A Visit to PlaneWave Instruments

If you are a fan of big, beautiful telescopes (and who isn't), I bet you occasionally day dream about owning a PlaneWave telescope. I would like to tell you that I bought one, but sadly that's not true. However, I … Continue reading

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Astro Imaging – Canon DSLR Name Matrix

I am interested in using Canon DSLR's for astro imaging and I bet many of you are, too. As you've no doubt noticed Canon has a very confusing marketing strategy when it comes to naming some of their cameras. Specifically, … Continue reading

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Officina Stellare – Interview with Gino Bucciol

As frequent readers of Share Astronomy know, I attended NEAF in April, 2010. Tom Simstad's New Mexico Southern Skies booth had two beautiful telescopes from Officina Stellare on display. (Tom is a new Flagship Dealer for Officina Stellare in the … Continue reading

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Interview with David Kriege of Obsession Telescopes

David Kriege is one of the true pioneers in the world of amateur astronomy. Dave is the owner of Obsession Telescopes. Many people believe that Obsession is – and has been for 2 decades – the premier Dobsonian telescope manufacturer … Continue reading

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NEAF 2010 – Show Update Three

Unfortunately for solar observers at NEAF, the weather was uncooperative yesterday – mostly cloudy and cool with some fog. However, the weather was much better today and the NEAF Solar Star Party was able to proceed. Sure there were a … Continue reading

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NEAF 2010 – Show Update Two

Continuing with this morning's theme I have more pictures from NEAF 2010. Please remember that you can click on any image to see a larger version. In addition to the new CCA-250P telescope, the Takahashi booth had another nice surprise … Continue reading

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NEAF 2010 – Show Update One

Greetings from NEAF 2010. It may be cool outside but it sure is hot inside! NEAF 2010 has been awesome so far. For those of you who can't be here I thought I'd start my reports with some pictures (click … Continue reading

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