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Mission Statement and introductions.

8 55 Istar Asturia TCR 150-12 R35
by bn1777
Dec 5, 2014 3:35:06 GMT -6
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52 325 hello from France
by akhael
Nov 21, 2014 0:22:03 GMT -6
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Have a question for ISTAR? Ask it here, and it will get the owners attention.

69 559 Identification of Istar Objective Lens
by ukjohn
Dec 16, 2014 17:25:49 GMT -6
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Discuss anything that doesn't fit in the specialized forums. General conversation about the board, and socializing.

172 1,168 When the wait is worth it
by boomboom
Dec 15, 2014 4:27:33 GMT -6

A place to discuss eyepieces. Old favorites and new finds.

6 62 GSO 30mm SV vrs TV 27mm pan.
by boomboom
Oct 31, 2014 1:51:49 GMT -6
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Cyclops lives.... but is there more to see?

2 10 Supercharge WO's or buy new bigger CA bino's?
by boomboom
Sept 24, 2014 1:06:47 GMT -6
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Talk about imaging

2 6 Open Space Agency
by borispider
Oct 9, 2014 10:30:13 GMT -6
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Equipment and methods for observing our day star are discussed here.

13 76 Youtube 2014 Solar compilation
by jpb30
Dec 9, 2014 7:52:50 GMT -6

The Achromatics

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Discussion of all of the ISTAR Classic Achromatic lenses and scopes

73 826 clear weather .
by boomboom
Dec 15, 2014 4:17:00 GMT -6

Unique lenses that are only being made by ISTAR, Reduced false color and a smaller spot size rate a forum of their own.

by Viktor Z.
Nov 30, 2014 10:27:20 GMT -6

The Apocromatics

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Discussion of all ISTAR Apo and Super Apo lenses and scopes, including the Fluorite

17 190 Have a really great experince with my ISTAR APO
by astromanuk
May 17, 2014 5:27:07 GMT -6


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If a refractor isn't your only scope you might want to talk about these!

2 9 New Feather touch .
by Mike - Istar Optical
May 19, 2014 8:28:42 GMT -6
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Talk about your reflective light buckets here.

3 15 PiKon telescope
by borispider
Sept 19, 2014 7:55:04 GMT -6


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A place to show off your home built ISTAR. Discussion of methods, materials, tools, and ideas for making your own custom built refractor.

36 488 Istar 228 mm f7.7 build
by rgm
Sept 16, 2014 5:07:02 GMT -6
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Have a non ISTAR refractor project that you're proud of? If you show it off here, it will help ISTAR builders too!

10 81 Tangent Arm
by Mike - Istar Optical
Dec 1, 2014 9:24:49 GMT -6


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List of in stock scopes at ISTAR. Maintained by Mike Harden. Thanks Mike!

Moderator: Mike - Istar Optical

7 9 Istar Optical end of year Clearance Sale
by Mike - Istar Optical
Dec 29, 2013 12:40:05 GMT -6

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33 164 Sanibel Island Moonset
by borispider
Nov 26, 2014 10:29:08 GMT -6


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