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QHYCCD POLEMASTER
QHYCCD qhyccd.com

This highly sensitive little camera attaches to many of today's popular equatorial mounts (check the website for the
current list of available adapters) and produces a real-time
11° × 8° video image of the sky around the rotation point
of the mount's polar axis. Included software for Windows
PCs lets you quickly match the camera's view with the true
position of the celestial pole in the Northern or Southern
Hemisphere and achieve polar alignment with an accuracy
of up to 30 arcseconds.
* U.S. price: $268

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PRIMALUCE-LAB EAGLE
Primaluce-Lab primalucelab.com

Eagle is a small, self-contained computer/control system
that mounts on your telescope and operates your mount,
camera (including USB 3.0 devices), autoguider, and other
accessories without the need for external wires running to
a separate computer. You control it via a Wi-Fi connection
to your laptop, tablet, or mobile device. There are too many
details to fit here, but you can read more on the company's
website and also check out the Eagle Observatory, which
has even more options for controlling equipment wirelessly.

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* U.S. price: $1,299

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IOPTRON AZ MOUNT PRO
iOptron ioptron.com

From the company that set the modern standard for Go To
altazimuth mounts comes the new AZ Mount Pro, featuring extremely simple set up and automated initialization
routines. Its internal rechargeable battery can power the
mount for up to 10 hours of continuous use, and a built-in
Wi-Fi adapter provides wireless control with optional software. The dual dovetail (Losmandy and Vixen compatible)
saddle can carry up to 33 pounds of equipment, while the
retractable counterweight shaft can support an additional
10-pound telescope.
* U.S. price: $999

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GLATTER PARALLIZER T-ADAPTER
Howie Glatter collimator.com

In 2012 we selected Howie Glatter's Parallizer as a Hot
Product for its simple but elegant and effective method
of insuring that 1¼-inch eyepieces and accessories were
mounted absolutely square to a telescope's 2-inch focuser
drawtube. Now this technology is incorporated in a Tthread adapter for 2-inch focusers. It will be highly useful
to imagers using T-thread equipment, especially those
working with fast-focal-ratio scopes and larger detectors
where even a tiny misalignment of the camera can render
the focus uneven across the frame.
* U.S. price: $45

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