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Starizona's HyperStar on the ISS

NASA is currently using Starizona's HyperStar imaging system on a Celestron 9.25" telescope for the ISERV mission. The telescope is located in the WORF window, pointed back at Earth. Read about it here.

Baader f/2 Highspeed Filters
Baader Planetarium's new f/2 Highspeed Filters are perfect for fast optical systems like HyperStar. Normal narrowband (Ha, OIII and SII) filters are not ideal with fast systems because of the wavelength shift caused by the fast light cone. Baader's Highspeed filters are pre-shifted to match f/2 optical systems, allowing for better transmission characteristics.

CGEM Landing Pad
Polar aligning your Celestron CGEM or CGEM DX mount is now easy! The Starizona CGEM Landing Pad provides a much finer, super-smooth, backlash-free azimuth adjustment for precisely aligning a CGEM mount. It also makes lining up the mount on its tripod simple.

SCT Corrector
Starizona is pleased to announce our newest optical innovation: the Starizona SCT Corrector. This lens works as both a photographic focal reducer AND coma corrector for standard Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes. You can now get coma-free images from a regular SCT while also increasing the field of view and reducing exposure times!

Cool Edge SCT Cooler
Starizona's newest innovative product is a cooling fan for Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes that even works with the new Celestron Edge HD models. The Cool Edge blows filtered air through the telescope, rapidly stabilizing the optics with the ambient air temperature and improving image quality.

HyperStar Image of Omega Centauri Makes APOD
Fred Lehman's HyperStar image of the magnificent globular cluster Omega Centauri was chosen as the Astronomy Picture of the Day for March 31st, 2010.

Starizona's Hyperion Telescope Gets Hot New Product Award!

 

Sky & Telescope magazine has selected Starizona's Hyperion 12.5" f/8 astrograph as one of its 2010 Hot New Products. Check it out in the January issue of S&T. See more details on the Hyperion here.

Hyperion Video
We've posted our first StarizonaTV video on YouTube. It features the Hyperion astrograph. You can see all the Hyperion's features in action. Watch the video here.

HyperStar Goes to the White House
Starizona was invited to the White House on October 7th, 2009, to share the sky with 150 school kids. We took two HyperStar-equipped telescopes. See pictures here.

Celestron EdgeHD Telescopes
Celestron has announced a new optical design, the Edge HD. The design modifies a standard SCT design by producing a coma-free, flat field of view. Get true astrograph quality with the Edge HD series. The Edge HD scopes come standard with removeable secondary mirrors for HyperStar compatibility, allowing imaging at a fast f/2!

Edge HD Accessories from Starizona

Baader Planetarium
Baader Planetarium is now the exclusive distributor of Starizona's HyperStar products in Germany and Austria. Check out their HyperStar advertisement (PDF in German). Visit Baader Planetarium's website.

Star Vistas
Astrophotographer Greg Parker and image processing guru Noel Carboni have combined their talents to produce a beautiful new book: Star Vistas. The book contains stunning images of the universe, many taken with Starizona's HyperStar imaging system.

Messier Marathon with HyperStar
Rich Richins pulled an all-nighter and captured all 110 Messier objects with his HyperStar 11 and Canon 350D. Exposures were 8 x 15 seconds for each object. See the impressive results here.

400 Years of the Telescope DVD
This beautifully filmed documentary covers the amazing four-century history of telescopic astronomy.

Astronomy Magazine HyperStar Article
Check out astrophotographer Jack Newton's article on Starizona's HyperStar system in April's Astronomy magazine.

Comet Lulin in Motion!
Check out this great video (24MB AVI) of Comet Lulin moving across the sky from Fred Lehman. Fred captured 2 hours of images with his HyperStar M14 and compressed the sequence into just a few seconds.

HyperStar Image of Comet Lulin makes APOD
Rich Richin's spectacular image of Comet Lulin was selected for the Astronomy Picture of the Day, February 25th. Check out his image, taken with a HyperStar C11.

HyperStar Articles
Check out these two featured articles from the October issue of Astronomy Technology Today.

MaxIm DL 5 Tutorials
The first video tutorials are now available for MaxIm DL version 5!

HyperStar Video
Check out the HyperStar video tutorials, including a new video showing how easy it is to install the HyperStar lens on a telescope!

Top Picks
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Read the HyperStar article in Astronomy Technology Today

Read the MicroTouch Autofocuser article in Astronomy Technology Today






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