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9 58 Istar Asturia TCR 150-12 R35
by drobbin
Jul 20, 2014 7:27:26 GMT -6
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50 303 Hello from Turkey
by astromanuk
Aug 27, 2014 4:39:11 GMT -6
No New Posts Ask ISTAR

Have a question for ISTAR? Ask it here, and it will get the owners attention.

68 551 127mm f8 R30
by bn1777
Aug 30, 2014 3:02:38 GMT -6
No New Posts General discussion

Discuss anything that doesn't fit in the specialized forums. General conversation about the board, and socializing.

165 1,127 Listen to meteors
by borispider
Aug 19, 2014 10:23:42 GMT -6
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A place to discuss eyepieces. Old favorites and new finds.

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5 54 How to choose a good diagonal?
by ales - istar optical
Aug 2, 2014 10:51:12 GMT -6
No New Posts Bino-Viewers

Cyclops lives.... but is there more to see?

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2 9 Supercharge WO's or buy new bigger CA bino's?
by boomboom
May 21, 2014 5:12:08 GMT -6
No New Posts Astrophotography

Talk about imaging

2 8 3D printing and NASA.
by borispider
Aug 14, 2014 12:37:29 GMT -6
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Equipment and methods for observing our day star are discussed here.

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6 43 Skybender -FIRST LIGHT- *updated*
by skybender
Jul 13, 2014 20:50:25 GMT -6

The Achromatics

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Discussion of all of the ISTAR Classic Achromatic lenses and scopes

70 805 150 F/8 Achromat in Perseus AT 150-8, TEST by Neil English
by ales - istar optical
Aug 11, 2014 4:41:41 GMT -6
No New Posts ANASTIGMATS

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

48 396 P.S.T MOD 150/f10 istar optical h-alpha telescope
by kimjongho
Aug 29, 2014 4:16:41 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

Reflectors

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

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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.

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2 14 My Newt
by borispider
May 9, 2014 8:10:43 GMT -6

ATM

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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.

35 481 6 inch achro folded refractor build
by jack
Aug 29, 2014 22:41:27 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 65 RA Setting Circles
by boomboom
Aug 27, 2014 22:24:19 GMT -6

CURRENTLY IN STOCK AT ISTAR

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

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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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32 158 test .
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Aug 29, 2014 6:09:54 GMT -6

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