NP127is: Imaging the Skies Over Tampa, FL!

If you follow the Tele Vue re-post (#RPTVO) hashtag on Instagram you’ll find many stunning images made with Tele Vue gear.¬† That’s how we found Jun Luo (aka: xchaos360) and his Tele Vue-NP127is images. He’s relatively new to astrophotography and has produced some very nice images. We had a conversation with Jun about his use … Continue reading “NP127is: Imaging the Skies Over Tampa, FL!”

NP127is: Imaging the Skies Over Taos, NM

We’ve noticed some nice full-color and RGB¬† deep-sky images made by Jerry Macon using our Tele Vue-NP127is telescope. They’re all taken from his private Dark Star Observatory in Taos, New Mexico.¬† His image of the expansive North America Nebula (NGC 7000 – above) displays how the deep red light of Hydrogen-őĪ dominates this emission nebula … Continue reading “NP127is: Imaging the Skies Over Taos, NM”

From Tom’s Driveway: Tele Vue-NP127is & Tele Vue-85 Simultaneous Imaging!

We noticed some unique images on AstroBin.com employing our Tele Vue-NP127is and Tele Vue-85 scopes to¬†simultaneously¬†image the same target. The¬† images from the two scopes were combined to create the final image ‚ÄĒ with fantastic results! All the image locations are given as “Tom’s Driveway” in¬†Terre Haute, IN.¬†¬†Intrigued, we contacted the imager (“Astrovetteman”) to learn … Continue reading “From Tom’s Driveway: Tele Vue-NP127is & Tele Vue-85 Simultaneous Imaging!”

Jeff Bennett’s Tele Vue-NP127is Images

This year we received a phone call from Jeff Bennett with some questions about his new TV-NP127is scope. He’d only been using it since the fall of 2017 but was very enthusiastic and told us he’d tried other scopes, but the NP127is was the best he’d ever used.¬† We viewed his astrobin.com page and we … Continue reading “Jeff Bennett’s Tele Vue-NP127is Images”

Tele Vue NEW for 2018: NP101is, NP127is OTA Accessory Packages, SCT Rich Field Kits, & Diagonal Packages

All Tele Vue¬† telescopes now come standard as optical tube assemblies (OTA) that can be turned into “complete” units with optional, customized accessory packages.¬† The package costs can be substantially less¬† than pricing each component individually. In a prior installment we discussed the packages for the Tele Vue-60, Tele Vue-76, and Tele Vue-85 scopes. Here … Continue reading “Tele Vue NEW for 2018: NP101is, NP127is OTA Accessory Packages, SCT Rich Field Kits, & Diagonal Packages”

Comet NEOWISE in the Northern Skies!

Comet NEOWISE (C/2020 F3) has been intriguing northern sky watchers all summer and will continue to do so for a bit longer as it travels through the “paws” of Ursa Major. It became glorious as a morning object for amateur astronomers in June, but, after transitioned to the evening sky in July, it has become … Continue reading “Comet NEOWISE in the Northern Skies!”