Telescopes


Snow Cleaning used for Webb Space Telescope Mirrors

Snow Cleaning used for Webb Space Telescope Mirrors

The next generation space telescope following the Hubble needs squeaky clean mirrors. Engineers use snow like car owners clean...

May 7 2015, 9:33am CDT

ESO Telescopes Escape Damage From Chile Earthquake

ESO Telescopes Escape Damage From Chile Earthquake

Chile’s major northern astronomical observatories escaped damage from the Magnitude 8.2 earthquake that struck off its northern...

Apr 2 2014, 8:11pm CDT

World's largest ground based telescope in works!!

World's largest ground based telescope in works!!

European Southern Observatory developing the world's largest ground based telescope...

Jan 29 2014, 11:28am CST

Samsung WB850F, WB150F, and ST200F offer Long Zoom and WiFi

Samsung WB850F, WB150F, and ST200F offer Long Zoom and WiFi

Superzooms!...

Jan 10 2012, 4:23pm CST

Sony Debuts New HX100V and HX9V Super Zoom Cameras

Sony Debuts New HX100V and HX9V Super Zoom Cameras

30x optical zoom will get you close to the action...

Feb 1 2011, 9:03am CST

Celestron FirstScope Tribute Tabletop Telescope for $15 + $5 s&h

Celestron FirstScope Tribute Tabletop Telescope for $15 + $5 s&h

Fingerhut.com offers the Celestron FirstScope Tribute Tabletop Telescope, model no. DV307, for $14.88. With $4.99 for shipping,...

Mar 10 2010, 3:00am CST

The Telescope Strength Binoculars Are On Sale

The Telescope Strength Binoculars Are On Sale

You can have the magnification of a telescope with the portability and design of binoculars for professional grade optics. Com...

Jan 5 2010, 10:00am CST

Meade Launches ETX-LS Automated Telescope

Meade Launches ETX-LS Automated Telescope

Meade has announced that the new ETX-LS automated telescope is now shipping. The telescope was first announced at CES back in J...

Jun 16 2009, 7:00am CDT

Slooh Offers Views of Space from your PC

Slooh Offers Views of Space from your PC

Slooh probably isn't a name you have heard before; the company is an online space exploration service that puts users behind po...

Mar 31 2009, 12:00pm CDT

Meade mySKY PLUS Announced

Meade mySKY PLUS Announced

Mead has introduced its first new product that it hopes will be a big hit this coming holiday shopping season. The product is c...

Sep 5 2008, 5:42am CDT

£36 million telescope gets funded by UK, others

£36 million telescope gets funded by UK, others

Don't try to use this to peak on your next door neighbors. This is Vista, an acronym for something that has nothing to do with...

Jun 1 2007, 2:00am CDT

Spotting Scope with Digital Camera

Spotting Scope with Digital Camera

Hammacher Schlemmer offers first picture-taking spotting scope. It features a Bushnell lens that adjusts from 15X to 45X magni...

Jul 31 2004, 9:09am EST

Toshiba 3.2MP Allegretto M700 Digital Camera

Toshiba 3.2MP Allegretto M700 Digital Camera

Digit-Life has this story: Toshiba introduces 3.2Mp Allegretto M700 digital camera with 10x optical lens "To...

Jul 24 2003, 10:14am EST