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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: GShaffer, Sean Cunneen, Starman81
  • 20,479 topics
  • 332,615 replies
$37 Dobsonian DSC for... - last post by Adun

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: Erik Bakker, Jawaid I. Abbasi, Uwe Pilz
  • 16,823 topics
  • 250,883 replies
Custom made adapter for RDF... - last post by ppbb

Binoviewers

Binoviewer discussion forum

Forum moderators: Jawaid I. Abbasi, junomike, nmoushon
  • 4,960 topics
  • 51,925 replies
Binoviewer problem - last post by banjaxed

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: gustavo_sanchez, Jaimo!, Starman27
  • 18,407 topics
  • 278,706 replies
New AT 6" and 8" Cl... - last post by quilty

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 mid-1990's - refractors, reflectors, and early SCT's. Discussing all aspects of restoring, collecting, and observing with older scopes. Discussion of 25-year-old scopes still in production is OK but please don't post newer examples of those, except for actual side-by-side comparisons to demonstrate detail changes.

Forum moderators: CharlieB, MJB87, rgsalinger, Sean Cunneen
  • 14,396 topics
  • 372,640 replies
Old C-8 - last post by CHASLX200

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: Jeff Struve, rgsalinger, Stelios
  • 29,409 topics
  • 339,770 replies
SHOW US your GRAB n GO - last post by HellsKitchen

Eyepieces

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

Forum moderators: Cotts, FirstSight, Jaimo!
  • 31,482 topics
  • 561,703 replies
ES68 eyepieces from AliExpress - last post by Corcaroli78

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.

  • 31,977 topics
  • 366,829 replies
PENTAX MS-55z Musical Mount - last post by Stephen Kennedy

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.

  • 5,782 topics
  • 112,088 replies
Florida Star Bunker (Roll O... - last post by MalVeauX

Reflectors

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

Forum moderators: flyingcougar, GShaffer, spereira
  • 21,641 topics
  • 357,892 replies
Dobsian pricing - last post by cracked lens

Refractors

A forum for discussing refractor telescopes.

Forum moderators: FirstSight, junomike, rgsalinger, Uwe Pilz
  • 28,294 topics
  • 607,805 replies
AT80mm F/7 coming - last post by KevH


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