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7 40 Istar Asturia TCR 150-12 R35
by drobbin
Jul 20, 2014 7:27:26 GMT -6
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51 316 BIG Istar refractor In medieval location
by francescot
Oct 18, 2014 10:30:54 GMT -6
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Have a question for ISTAR? Ask it here, and it will get the owners attention.

67 540 Istar decals for ATMers
by Mike - Istar Optical
Oct 23, 2014 14:01:17 GMT -6
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Discuss anything that doesn't fit in the specialized forums. General conversation about the board, and socializing.

166 1,132 Istar scope rings arrived.
by Mike - Istar Optical
Oct 13, 2014 20:23:34 GMT -6

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

6 57 Ortho's
by boomboom
Oct 4, 2014 1:59:24 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
No New Posts Astrophotography

Talk about imaging

2 6 Open Space Agency
by borispider
Oct 9, 2014 10:30:13 GMT -6
No New Posts Solar Forum

Equipment and methods for observing our day star are discussed here.

8 58 New 204mm F9 Solar Scope
by Mike - Istar Optical
Oct 23, 2014 14:08:00 GMT -6

The Achromatics

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Discussion of all of the ISTAR Classic Achromatic lenses and scopes

72 822 NEW Phoenix WXT 204-6 LT First Production Unit JUST FINISHED
by Mike - Istar Optical
Oct 13, 2014 20:25:16 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.

51 416 AR2172-73
by jaymocha
Oct 18, 2014 1:53:09 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
No New Posts Dobsonians and newtonians

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 76 Tangent Arm
by boomboom
Oct 13, 2014 20:45:28 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

Photo Galleries

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33 161 Sanibel Island Moonset
by Mike - Istar Optical
Sept 12, 2014 9:25:41 GMT -6


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