25 hot new products (2004)

From giant binoculars to computer-controlled telescopes to helpful accessories, here's a double dozen to delight observers.
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25 new products in 2004

This review, “25 hot new products,” appeared in Explore the Universe 2004.

The last year or so has seen a wave of new telescopes, eyepieces, and accessories for backyard stargazers. Every observer probably has his or her own favorites, but here’s our top 25. Each stands above the crowd and offers more enjoyment for the time we spend under the stars. The list is divided into three groups, arranged alphabetically by brand name: binoculars and telescopes, cool gadgets, and eyepieces and filters.

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