If you're just starting out on your journey across the celestial sphere, the Levenhuk Strike 90 PLUS telescope will be the perfect instrument for you. It is extremely easy to set up and use, and very simple to calibrate. It's an ideal guide for touring the mysteries of the universe for children and adults alike, showing you breathtaking views of …

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The SLOOH Interface

SLOOH is a robotic observatory on the Canary Islands. Every Monday, whenever conditions permit viewing, you can participate in multiple SLOOH "missions" over the course of an hour-long session.

What does SLOOH stand for? Apparently it's about putting the OOH into SLEW!

High atop Mount Teide, on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, the telescopes of SLOOH stand …

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NASA released an interactive, 3-D photographic collection of internal and external views of the International Space Station and a model of the next Mars rover on Thursday, May 7.

NASA and Microsoft's Virtual Earth team developed the online experience with hundreds of photographs and Microsoft's photo imaging technology called Photosynth. Using a click-and-drag interface, viewers can zoom in to see …

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In the Shadow of the Moon (DVD/HD-DVD/Blu-Ray)

Starring: Colonel Buzz Aldrin, USAF, R, Captain Alan Bean, USN, R, Captain Eugene Cernan, USN, R, Brig. Gen. Michael Collins, USAF, R, Brig. Gen. Charles Duke, USAF

Update, June 2009: In the Shadow of the Moon is now available on Blu-Ray in the United Kingdom. It's unclear if it will play on …

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Meade is introducing the $399 mySKY, a GPS-based point and shoot personal planetarium that can locate and identify 30,000 celestial objects and display sky maps, videos, images, and multimedia presentations about them on a built-in full-color LCD screen. The Meade mySKY lets you identify and find 30,000 objects in the sky - planets, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and more.

The …

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I am relatively new to amateur astronomy. I've had a Meade ETX-125 for about 6 years, but it is only within the last 2 years that actually I found time to use it. Although it is a very capable telescope for its size, I wanted a bigger light bucket that was better suited for deep sky objects. I spent several …

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Astronomy Books on the Go...

E-books have emerged from the shadows with Amazon's recent launch its $189 Kindle e-book reader and service.

And Amazon provide a wind range of astronomy-themed ebooks that can be downloaded into the Kindle for those who like to read on the go, have several books to hand without being weighed down by them or …

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