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10 93 New Admin, Uploads and Ad-Free reinstated!
by FloydNeorp
Nov 18, 2020 3:54:44 GMT -5
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63 413 Hello from Victoria, Oz
by GrahamP
Aug 26, 2020 9:06:22 GMT -5
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Have a question for ISTAR? Ask it here, and it will get the owners attention.

90 689 Achro 150-12
by dan
Nov 9, 2019 22:59:57 GMT -5
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Discuss anything that doesn't fit in the specialized forums. General conversation about anything astronomical or otherwise.

187 1,272 Mars Opposition 2020
by jamesling1000
Nov 3, 2020 7:18:15 GMT -5
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A place to discuss eyepieces. Old favorites and new finds.

7 69 GSO 30mm SV vrs TV 27mm pan.
by astrorl
May 1, 2017 18:23:52 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
No New Posts Astrophotography

Talk about imaging

5 20 Video of my 2015 Solar images refractor 228mm sp├ęcial Halpha
by nobody
Dec 18, 2015 8:54:41 GMT -5
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Equipment and methods for observing our day star are discussed here.

15 84 AR2192 " The Monster" Refractor Special H-Alpha 228 mm F/D 9
by RomVen
Nov 16, 2020 11:10:49 GMT -5

The Achromatics

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Discussion of all of the ISTAR Classic Achromatic lenses and scopes

80 962 8" F8.8 ISTAR-OPTICAL SIDEWALK ACTIVITIES IN 2017
by jamesling1000
Apr 20, 2019 2:48:30 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.

57 532 NEW SLIM LENS in ARES 150-5 R50 EXCEEDS ALL EXPECTATIONS!
by vaperRaf
Nov 19, 2020 20:22:57 GMT -5

The Apocromatics

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Discussion of all ISTAR Apo and Super Apo lenses and scopes, including the Fluorite

26 226 First photo from 140mm, F6.5 Apo Triplet!
by GrahamP
Nov 7, 2020 4:48:14 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
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.

48 603 iStar 180 F/8 R30 build from Oz
by GrahamP
Oct 17, 2020 7:54:51 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!

11 102 The Best Mount for Large GEM's
by nobody
Dec 22, 2015 11:26:13 GMT -5

CURRENTLY IN STOCK AT ISTAR

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List of in stock scopes at ISTAR.

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12 15 SALE OF REMAINING OTA'S IN STOCK
by Ales - iStar Optical
May 1, 2018 18:03:15 GMT -5

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