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Kufeld Telrad Vs. Rigel Quickfinder

Mar 29 2011 05:24 AM | David Knisely in Accessories Reports

I had purchased a QuickFinder to put on the front of the dewcap of my 100mm f/6 refractor, as I was occasionally having trouble getting to the new "correct-image" right angle optical finder I had installed earlier

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Orion SKYGLOW Broad-band Light Pollution Filter

Jan 12 2010 10:31 AM | David Knisely in Accessories Reports

There has been considerable controversy concerning the effectiveness of various broad-band “Light Pollution Reduction” filters ever since the first decent ones appeared in the early 1980's. Some observers contend that

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CN Report: The Night Vision Astronomy BIPH

Jul 24 2008 04:37 AM | CN_Admin in Accessories Reports

Tom reports on his first experiences with the upcoming Binocular Photon Machine (video included)

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CN Report: DGM Optics OIII Filter

Sep 08 2007 01:54 AM | David Knisely in Accessories Reports

DGM Optics OIII Filter

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CN Report: DGM Optics GCE Filter

Apr 12 2007 06:18 AM | David Knisely in Accessories Reports

Broadband "Light Pollution" filters have often been the subject of some discussion or even heated debate among amateur astronomers when it comes to their effectiveness.

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Accessory Caps from EyepieceCaps.com

Feb 05 2007 12:04 PM | CN_Admin in Accessories Reports

Tired of trying to find those black accessory caps you dropped while observing at your dark site? Astro Caps may have a fix for you....

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CN Report: The DGM Optics NPB Nebula Filter

Dec 07 2006 04:34 AM | David Knisely in Accessories Reports

The NPB filter is a multi-layer interference filter which uses thin-film dielectric coatings to produce sharp passbands at a high level of transmission.

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HA Solar Observing on a Budget

Aug 23 2006 03:12 AM | admin in Accessories Reports

Before the introduction of the annual NEAF solar party in the courtyard, a couple of demonstration Ha-filtered telescopes were usually set up by the side entrance.

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CN Report: The Abell Planetary and Hickson Grou...

Mar 12 2006 06:12 AM | CN_Admin in Accessories Reports

So ya wanna go Deep? Take a look at these observing guides from FaintFuzzies.com; the Abell Planetary Observer’s Guide, and the Hickson Group Observer’s Guide.

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Denkmeier Dual SCT Power x Switch

Apr 03 2005 03:19 AM | admin in Accessories Reports

The incredible Denkmeier Dual SCT Power x Switch. Switch magnification on the fly while binoviewing.

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