Steve’s fascination with astronomy began with amateur telescope-making. His interest developed when he became involved with a community of astronomers who used web-cams for astronomical imagery before later moving on to use cooled 16-bit cameras. Steve is passionate about sharing his enthusiasm for astronomy, and, in addition to contributing to online forums, he is frequently to be found promoting Atik’s cameras at trade shows all around the globe.
Rui Tripa oversees the manufacture of Atik’s cameras in Portugal. He is highly experienced in the field of astronomy, with a background in IT and astronomical retail business, as well as making large refractor telescopes. He is also responsible for many of the mechanical of Atik products.
Vince has been an active amateur astronomer and imager for the past 10 years and brings a huge depth of experience of our hobby. This puts him in a great position to understand the customers requirements and provide support.