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Brilliance Award for Astronomy
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2009 was a big year for astronomy and space exploration. Many innovations have been discovered and implemented in the telescope world, and companies are constantly redesigning and upgrading their telescopes and telescope accessories. Events like the landing of the space shuttle Atlantis keep expectations high for the future of the industry. Customers are looking for a home telescope that is simple to use and can provide as much excitement and value as being at a launch pad. These astronomical optics are the ones that do all of that and more. For a complete list of all of our winners, please check out the Brilliance Awards Winners section. The votes are in!