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by bn1777
Apr 17, 2015 19:14:57 GMT -5
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57 344 Hi from Lille (France)
by boomboom
May 24, 2015 3:29:06 GMT -5
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Have a question for ISTAR? Ask it here, and it will get the owners attention.

77 597 Focal Reducer / Field Flattener for Asteria 204-8 R35
by jaymocha
May 27, 2015 5:09:04 GMT -5
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Discuss anything that doesn't fit in the specialized forums. General conversation about the board, and socializing.

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by tomg
May 16, 2015 14:47:37 GMT -5
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A place to discuss eyepieces. Old favorites and new finds.

7 67 Vintage Celestron Multiocular Holder 1.25"
by jimcurry
Jan 30, 2015 7:41:49 GMT -5
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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 2:06:47 GMT -5
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Talk about imaging

3 15 Lunar Astrophoto with Istar Asteria 204-8 R35 / Canon 1000D
by jaymocha
Apr 26, 2015 9:14:26 GMT -5
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Equipment and methods for observing our day star are discussed here.

14 81 Another "Fantastic" 228 H alpha Scope with an APOD
by Viktor Z.
Mar 17, 2015 18:18:37 GMT -5

The Achromatics

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Discussion of all of the ISTAR Classic Achromatic lenses and scopes

75 849 Moonraker 4"f12 Sky at Night mag review.
by mikey cee
Apr 10, 2015 17:08:44 GMT -5
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Unique lenses that are only being made by ISTAR, Reduced false color and a smaller spot size rate a forum of their own.

53 481 PUBLICALY POSTED BAD LENS TEST of 180 F8 R35 by MR. ROHR IN GERMANY
by Viktor Z.
Apr 10, 2015 10:56:59 GMT -5

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 6:27:07 GMT -5

Reflectors

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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 9:28:42 GMT -5
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Talk about your reflective light buckets here.

3 15 PiKon telescope
by borispider
Sept 19, 2014 8:55:04 GMT -5

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.

40 535 ATM 150mm f.10 started
by galileo
May 18, 2015 12:01:51 GMT -5
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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 87 Tangent Arm
by boomboom
May 25, 2015 1:49:22 GMT -5

CURRENTLY IN STOCK AT ISTAR

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

Moderator: Mike - Istar Optical

8 10 Inventory Clearance Sale
by Mike - Istar Optical
Mar 6, 2015 8:25:45 GMT -5

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Nov 26, 2014 11:29:08 GMT -5

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