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#1 Tom T

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 07:56 AM

Got em? Post em here....

#2 Bart

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 09:42 AM

Explore Scientific 82° series eye pieces

#3 fishonkevin

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 11:35 AM

Hi Tom,
"Backyard EOS Image Capture" software.

#4 astroRoy

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 11:37 AM

Images Plus Camera Control.

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#5 mikey cee

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 12:45 PM

Any and all of ISTAR'S objective lenses! Now more people have a chance to own a a piece of extremely high quality at a price and wait time they can afford! I myself have the 10" F/11 R30 achromat. I'll put it up against anyone's! ;) Mike

#6 Traveler

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 01:07 PM

The book "The Secret Deep" from Stephen James O'Meara.
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#7 Alvin Huey

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 01:29 PM

Delos, Cosmic Challenge, Deep Sky Wonders - French

#8 starrancher

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 01:39 PM

Deep Sky Wonders by Sue French .
C'mon Tom , you should know that ! :grin:

#9 KennyJ

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 03:48 PM

A new publication by Cloudy Nights member , sketcher extraordinaire , Rony De Laet .

The Casual Sky Observer's Guide :

http://www.springer....8-1-4614-0594-8

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 04:17 PM

Delos
Deep Sky Wonders/Sue French

Dark Slies

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 04:23 PM

Got em? Post em here....


Hi Tom,

Add me to the list of people suggesting the Tele Vue Delos eyepieces.

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 05:45 PM

I got 2. ISTAR R30 lenses, and ISTAR lanthanum triplet lenses.

#13 Darenwh

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 06:17 PM

ES 82 N2 eyieces. They have made it possible for nearly any observer to have at least one or two premium quality eyepieces.

#14 Phil Cowell

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 07:04 PM

SkySafari Pro

#15 Nimbus42

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 05:03 AM

Sky Safari

#16 RogerRZ

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 07:26 AM

Another vote here for BackyardEOS.

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 08:01 AM

iXXX devices by Apple - iPod, iPhone and iPad
Sky Safari Pro
Starmap Pro
Observer Pro
C11 Edge HD
Hyperstar
Bahtinov mask
BackyardEOS
Images Plus
Lapdome
Splashtop
NexSXD/NexAtlux control boards for Vixen mounts.

These are the products that revolutionized the way I observe and shoot during the last 12 months

#18 James Ling

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 08:42 AM

Istar Optical 8" F8.8 Achro.......

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#19 BDS316

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 08:27 PM

Teeter Solid tube Dobs. Wish they were around five years ago.
Also ES 82 deg N2 eyepieces

#20 mikey cee

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Posted 04 December 2011 - 11:39 PM

Any and all of ISTAR'S objective lenses! Now more people have a chance to own a a piece of extremely high quality at a price and wait time they can afford! I myself have the 10" F/11 R30 achromat. I'll put it up against anyone's! ;) Mike

:foreheadslap:Dang I forgot the pic! :grin: Mike

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#21 crazyqban

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 12:00 AM

I haven't gotten much this year besides some used Naglers but Sky Safari Pro with iPad has opened up a whole new world. The Argo navis library is good but Sky Safari pro gives you so much more and it works flawlessly with my ServoCat gen 3 after gary made a modifocation to accept the serial connection. LUV it!!!
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#22 OneDaveT

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 12:39 AM

Without a doubt, SkySafari Pro on an iiPad/iPhone/iTouch with SkyFi (or StarSeeker) Wifi controller.

#23 bob irvin

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Posted 05 December 2011 - 03:42 PM

Explore Scientific 82° series eye pieces


I second this.

The performance you get for the money is hard to beat.

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#24 mmclure

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 01:24 AM

Explore Scientific 82° series eye pieces


I second this.

The performance you get for the money is hard to beat.


Thirded. An excellent eyepiece for any mass-market dobsonian user, and for many premium scope users for that matter.

#25 Waxing Gibbous

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 06:38 AM

ES 82* ep's.
DSW by Sue French
Sky Safari & Pro


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