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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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56 341 Hello from Manchester UK
by ukjohn
Feb 20, 2015 16:34:14 GMT -6
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Have a question for ISTAR? Ask it here, and it will get the owners attention.

72 566 Anastigmatic Comet Hunter
by jolasa
Mar 2, 2015 15:50:31 GMT -6
No New Posts General discussion

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

174 1,176 In stock section
by johnsmith
Feb 28, 2015 20:49:18 GMT -6

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

7 67 Vintage Celestron Multiocular Holder 1.25"
by jimcurry
Jan 30, 2015 6:41:49 GMT -6
No New Posts Bino-Viewers

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.

14 80 New 204mm F9 Solar Scope
by Philippe TOSI
Dec 29, 2014 12:15:03 GMT -6

The Achromatics

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Discussion of all of the ISTAR Classic Achromatic lenses and scopes

74 836 150 f12 and its EQ mount
by galileo
Feb 15, 2015 13:48:23 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.

52 444 NEW 150 F/5 R60 SLIM - Spot Diagram Comparisons
by jolasa
Mar 2, 2015 15:35:42 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.

38 512 Solar Telescope
by astromanuk
Feb 24, 2015 12:29:11 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 82 Tangent Arm
by boomboom
Jan 21, 2015 3:56:06 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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33 164 Sanibel Island Moonset
by borispider
Nov 26, 2014 10:29:08 GMT -6


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