Astronomy magazine’s third annual Star Products

Get ready to ogle some amazing equipment as we honor the 35 best telescopes, cameras, and accessories produced in the past year.
By | Published: July 24, 2012 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
It’s time again to survey the amateur astronomy marketplace and announce our 2012 Astronomy Star Products awards. The 35 winners, listed here alphabetically by manufacturer, represent the best and most innovative pieces of astro-equipment to come along in recent memory. Some are high-end, no-compromise products while others are low-cost items that offer excellent value.

Manufacturers include: AG Optical, Astro Domes, Astronomy-Shoppe, BinaryRivers, Catseye Collimation, Celestron, DobSTUFF, Explore Scientific, Farpoint, Hands on Optics, Hubble Optics, Innovations Foresight, JMI Telescopes, Lunt Solar Systems, Meade Instruments, Moonglow Technologies, Optics Planet, Orion Telescopes and Binoculars, Quantum Scientific Imaging, Santa Barbara Instrument Group, Sirius Astro Products, Southern Stars, Starmap, Takahashi, Teeter’s Telescopes, Tele Vue Optics, and Vixen Optics

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