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3 Criterion Dynamax 8 scopes and B&L4000
[User Review]  | 07/25/10 | by Mark Swanson
I am a visual oberver and every Dynamax 8 and the B&L 4" have had excellent tracking. No noise, no jumping images from tracking errors, smooth movement in . . .

Celestron Astromaster 130 EQ review
[User Review]  | 07/15/10 | by Jim Aamot
Overall the Celestron Astromaster 130 EQ is an excellent value, extraordinary in that it's small and light enough for portability but doesn't lack the opt. . .

Celestron NexStar 102SLT test review
[User Review]  | 09/25/10 | by Ian Roberts
I wanted a light, GOTO refractor scope of at least 4 inches aperture for casual use and possible activities at “star parties” where it could be set up easi. . .

Deep Space Imaging Gear – What Do You Need?
[User Review]  | 06/19/10 | by John Crilly
What I notice is that my productivity goes way up when I have available something that is very easy to use and which delivers aberration-free light frames . . .

Galileoscope - A Year Later
[User Review]  | 09/11/10 | by David Treviño
I expect many of you know by now what is the Galileoscope. It was one of the cornerstone projects of the International Year of Astronomy (2009). I was happ. . .

Intes Micro Maksutov Newtonian MN 56 review
[User Review]  | 09/05/10 | by Sergio Rinella
This is a quick back-of-the-envelope review of the Intes Micro Maksutov Newtonian MN 56 telescope I purchased new from Teton Telescopes and received early . . .

Meade AR-6 review
[User Review]  | 01/17/11 | by Stan Herman
The AR-6 is a great value, provided one is prepared to upgrade it and the mount that will carry it. For a significantly lower cost than a six-inch APO, one. . .

Meade ETX-LS – Part 3 – Computerized mount and my final thoughts
[User Review]  | 06/23/10 | by John Kramer
If someone was to ask me to describe, in one word, my experience thus far with the ETX-LS, the word would be fun, even considering the intermittent GPS iss. . .

My Journey from a C8 to a C9.25
[User Review]  | 06/21/10 | by Karl Winkler
I ran across many comments relating to the fact that the CG-5 is not enough mount for the C9.25, especially for astrophotography. This may indeed be true, . . .

Orion 8” f/4 Astrograph
[User Review]  | 10/05/10 | by Len Jugus
I was pleasantly surprised. I found an imaging scope which was easy to use in conjunction with my DSLR.. . .

Orion SkyQuest XT10g GoTo Dobsonian First Impressions
[User Review]  | 07/25/10 | by Dave Decker
The Orion XT10g GoTo Dobsonian does deliver all the key features that I hoped for. This is a 10" dobsonian that tracks extremely well and includes an effec. . .

Orion SkyQuest XT10g GoTo Dobsonian Telescope
[User Review]  | 01/20/11 | by Jim Phelps
Over all I am very pleased. I had been considering an 8" Nexstar as I had owned one some years ago. I missed the ease of set up, tracking and goto. But wit. . .

Orion XX14i Truss Dobsonian Telescope
[User Review]  | 11/03/10 | by Stan Herman
I have no hesitation recommending this scope for its quality and value. It will keep me quite busy for many years to come.. . .

Product Review: Meade DS-2114 Newtonian Reflector with GOTO
[User Review]  | 06/20/10 | by Rich Dietz
I highly recommend this scope for beginners and for introducing children to astronomy. That is not to say that this is a “Kids” scope, but to say that it i. . .

Review & Comparison of Takahashi FS-128 & TEC 140
[User Review]  | 07/11/10 | by William Rison
Side-by-side comparison of the Takahashi FS-128 & TEC 140 apochromats, including observing solar system and deep sky targets.. . .

Review of the Meade LS 8 ACF
[User Review]  | 10/06/10 | by John Kramer
Overall, after a couple of “whew” moments and a bit of irritation regarding vibration when focusing, my impression of the LS 8 is quite good.. . .

Review: 16-inch f/4.5 Teeter Telescope
[User Review]  | 07/07/10 | by Frank Marino
I am extremely happy with my new 16-inch f/4.5 Teeter Telescope. I recommend Teeter Telescopes LLC. to anyone looking for a quality open-truss dobsonian t. . .

Sky Watcher 90AR-AZ3 90mm f/10.11 Achromatic Refractor
[User Review]  | 06/27/10 | by Eric Zeiner
Aside from the original problems with the mount and a substandard diagonal and Barlow, this scope performed way beyond what I had expected. Would I buy ano. . .

Teeter #66 - A 14.5" Truss Dobsonian Telescope Review
[User Review]  | 06/15/10 | by Jim Cole
I began searching the internet for truss dob builders and began reading everything I could find. There were only 2 or 3 manufacturers who would allow you t. . .

Teeter/Zambuto 16-inch f/5 Dobsonian Review
[User Review]  | 09/15/11 | by Dave Cotterell
Rob offers a completely custom service - he will build around your existing mirror or get you one from some of the top mirror makers around. Virtually ever. . .

The Remarkable AT90EDT
[User Review]  | 09/19/10 | by Doug Bailey
I can find nothing about this scope I do not like. Visually or photographically it is more than up to the challenge. Planetary detail, double star splittin. . .

User Review: Orion Premium 110mm ED Refractor
[User Review]  | 06/27/10 | by Will Day
I’m comfortable recommending the Orion Premium 110 ED to those seeking a scope of this size. The build quality is well above average and the optics on mine. . .

Zhumell Z10 10" Dobsonian Review
[User Review]  | 01/19/11 | by Cathy James
In reality, I'm quite happy with the Z10, and taking the price into account I'm delighted. However, I want prospective owners to understand that while ther. . .

Zhumell Z8 Dobsonian Telescope
[User Review]  | 07/27/10 | by Kyle Bogosian
This is a very good choice for a beginning astronomer (however, I would also recommend purchase of an additional eyepiece in the 12-18mm range.) Someone wh. . .

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