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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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48 292 Hello from another newbie
by boomboom
May 18, 2014 17:17:10 GMT -6
No New Posts Ask ISTAR - 3 Viewing

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

64 523 Asteria AXT 204mm F8 R45-S
by cherubino
Jul 31, 2014 8:29:15 GMT -6
No New Posts General discussion - 1 Viewing

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

164 1,119 Third-party skybender imaging test
by skybender
Jul 30, 2014 16:58:02 GMT -6
No New Posts EYEPIECES

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

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5 48 Eyepiece set for a Perseus 150 F/12
by rgm
Jun 15, 2014 4:15:26 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

1 3 SkyTracker - First Light
by skybender
Jul 26, 2014 4:29:48 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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No New Posts Achros - 2 Viewing

Discussion of all of the ISTAR Classic Achromatic lenses and scopes

69 796 3rd GENERATION OF PHOENIX WXT 201-6 Comet Catcher Refractor
by kevinbarker
Jun 22, 2014 1:35:11 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.

46 372 Lunar Images ( June 5-7-9 th) with H-Alpha 228mm OTA
by jpb30
Jul 25, 2014 22:55:15 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.

33 476 TCR Clone 127mm R30 f12 Build - Removed
by Mike - Istar Optical
Apr 12, 2014 10:00:12 GMT -6
No New Posts Non ISTAR ATM

Have a non ISTAR refractor project that you're proud of? If you show it off here, it will help ISTAR builders too!

10 62 A new telescope is born.
by skybender
Jul 27, 2014 16:28:51 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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30 152 Virtual Moon Atlas
by Mike - Istar Optical
Mar 19, 2014 9:27:41 GMT -6

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