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Equipment Discussions

Discussion about telescopes, mounts, eyepieces, etc

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ATM, Optics and DIY Forum

Amateur Telescope Making (ATM) and any do it yourself related activities. Ask questions, discuss and post pictures of telescope related projects, optics, telescopes, observing chairs, etc.

Forum moderators: ausastronomer, richard7, Starman81
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Building a obsession dob - last post by Raginar

Binoculars

"Best Of Binocular" Library, How to Choose, Equipment Minireviews, Observation Reports, Testing Aspects, Aberrations and Deficiencies, Books, Binocular Mounts, Observing Lists, Exit Pupil vs Eye Pupil, Binocular Vision and more

Forum moderators: Knuklhdastrnmr, nitegeezer, WOBentley
  • 12558 topics
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Opinions on Oberwerk/Garret... - last post by vkhastro1

Binoviewers

Binoviewer discussion forum

Forum moderators: Geo557, Joe C, TG
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  • 39635 replies
What does it mean when Arct... - last post by Eddgie

Cats & Casses

A forum for discussing Cassegrain (Classic Cassegrain, Ritchey-Chrétien, Dall–Kirkham, etc) and Catadioptric telescopes (Schmidt and Maksutov Cassegrains, ACF, Edge HD, etc).

Forum moderators: cbwerner, kkokkolis, Starman27
  • 12986 topics
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Celestron C5 spotter. - last post by Raginar

Classic Telescopes

Telescopes from an era gone by. The place to discuss older telescopes. Antiques, flea market finds, and scopes from grandpa's attic. From the 1780's to the 1980's - refractors, reflectors, and early SCT's. Discussing all aspects of restoring, collecting, and observing with older scopes.

  • 10096 topics
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Road Trip/ Brashier Home, F... - last post by michael h

Equipment

A forum for any general equipment discussion, accessories and a great starting point if you are not sure where to post that burning question about equipment.

Forum moderators: cbwerner, rflinn68, tecmage
  • 21067 topics
  • 245162 replies
Moonlite CHL Focuser - Step... - last post by Raginar

Eyepieces

A place to discuss our favorite eyepieces and eyepiece accessories, barlows, filters, etc.

Forum moderators: ausastronomer, cbwerner, droid, kkokkolis
  • 24634 topics
  • 401479 replies
Top 10 Eyepieces of All Tim... - last post by csrlice12

Mounts

A Forum to discuss all types of mounts and mount accessories - including computerized, manual, GEM, fork mount, parallactic, alt-az, DSCs, PushTo and GoTo systems.

Forum moderators: bilgebay, Dave M, richard7
  • 20771 topics
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New CEM60 mount not happy. - last post by Antonio Spinoza

Observatories

A forum for discussing the ins and outs of current observatories as well as sharing designs, and ideas. Manufacturers and Vendors are invited to attend.

  • 4146 topics
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Varmints and Other Pests-Ho... - last post by Carl N

Reflectors

A forum for discussing Newtonian type reflecting telescopes (including Schmidt and Maksutov designs as well as Herschelian, Off-Axis, etc).

Forum moderators: ausastronomer, Joe C, Knuklhdastrnmr
  • 16918 topics
  • 265986 replies
Adding a virtual counterwei... - last post by Jon Isaacs

Refractors

A forum for discussing refractor telescopes.

Forum moderators: dr.who, FirstSight, star drop
  • 20830 topics
  • 400837 replies
My estate sale find! - last post by csrlice12

Electronically Assisted Astronomy

A meeting place for people that use or wish to discuss Electronically Assisted Astronomy and the equipment used. Electronically Assisted Astronomy is the use of a digital image capturing device in lieu of an eyepiece at the telescope.

Forum moderators: cbwerner, FirstSight, Starman27
  • 3220 topics
  • 39899 replies
A New Camera Offering - last post by Relativist

Celestron SkyScout and Meade mySky

A dedicated forum for the Celestron SkyScout and Meade mySky hand held planetariums. (archive)

  • 384 topics
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New moderator - last post by Moondoggy


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