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*2nd* Review of the Orion XT8 Dob! 8/14/14

Review of the Astro-Tech 10" f/4 AT10IN Imaging Newtonian! 5/1/14 

Premium 90 mm Refractor Comparo! Takahashi Sky 90 vs. TMB 92SS! 4/1/14 

Takahashi FC-76 (2nd Review! 3/10/14 

Vixen R130sf Reflector w/ Porta Mount Review! 2/1/14 

Celestron NexStar 8i Review! (2003 version) 12/2/13  

Essay - Ed Restores a Blue-Painted Takahashi FS102 11/18/13  

Takahashi Teegul-60 Review! 9/22/13  

Astro-Physics AP175 First Light Review!  5/13/13 

Takahashi FC100 (2nd Review)  5/13/13  


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Telescope Reviews (145)

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  • Page 1 (10) Tak FS102, AP120, Orion ST80, LX10, Ranger, +
  • P 2 (8) 10" LX50, Brandon, Europa SN, Orion DSE 16", ETX, +
  • P 3 (10) Unitron, Coulter, Oracle, 12" LX200/ACHR500, 24" Dob, +
  • P 4 (10) Meade 6"/10" Newts, C6, TV85/Bizarro/Genesis, AP130, C102ED, +
  • P 5 (8) AP155/Traveler, Intes 8", Questar 7, G5, Renaissance, Starmaster 7
  • P 6 (6) Meade 7" Mak/#390/#395/Dob 6", Tak FC76/FC50, Intes MN61
  • P 7 (4) Tak Epsilon 200/FC100, Meade 102APO/500, DGM Optics 5.5"
  • P 8 (5) Meade 152ED, 12.5" Dob, Nikon 4", 8" Starhopper, Stowaway
  • P 9 (3) Celestron CM 1400, Intes MN56, 10" Starmaster EL
  • P 10 (3) 4" TMB Fluorostar, 20" Obsession, Celestron CR150
  • P 11 (7) Sovietski, FC60, Pronto, XT8, 4" Carton/Skywatcher, VX120
  • P 12 (2) Stellarvue 80 mm f/6, TeleVue 102
  • P 13 (6) Skywatcher 120, C9.25, Pentax 75, FS152, AP180, Orion Brass
  • P 14 (6) Orion 102ED, Orion/Intes MK67, DGM 4.0, Orion XT6, 11" EL, Tak Sky 90
  • P 15 (4) Starmaster 12.5" EL, G8N, FCT150, Megrez 80
  • P 16 (2) Astro-Physics 10" Maksutov, 80 mm f/9 Stellarvue
  • P 17 (3) Discovery 12.5", 18" Obsession, 14.5" Starmaster
  • P 18 (3) 36" Obsession, ETX60AT, Orion StarMax 127
  • P 19 (2) 22" Starmaster, 16" Meade Starfinder
  • P 20 (4) Orion XT10, XT4.5, AP130 f/6, Stellarvue AT1010
  • P 21 (4) Night Sky Structure, Starmaster Shorty, TeleVue 76, Orion Starblast
  • P 22 (4) Celestron NexStar 114, Vixen VC200L, Orion 80 mm ED, TeleVue 60
  • P 23 (3) Orion XT10 Intelliscope, Astro Sky 10", AP Stowaway Ver. 2
  • P 24 (2) Mag 1 Instruments 8" Portaball, Astroscan
  • P 25 (2) 1979 Edmund 4.25" Reflector, Galileoscope
  • P 26 (3) Astrotelescopes/ Explore Scientific 6" Refractors, 12" Starhopper
  • P 27 (1) Orion 8" f/4 Newtonian/Astrograph
  • P 28 (2) Celestron C6 and C8 SCTs
  • P 29 (2) Astro-Tech AT6IN 6" f/4 Imaging Newtonian, Orion StarBlast Equatorial
  • P 30 (2) Celestron C90 and C5
  • P 31 (2) Orion Short Tube 80 (Review #2), Takahashi FS-60C 
  • P 32(2) Orion Starblast 6, Celestron #21024 FirstScope
  • P 33(1) Celestron C102 OTA (2013 version), Orion 80 mm GoScope Refractor 
  • P 34(1) Astro-Physics AP175 (First Light Review) 
  • P 35(2) Takahashi FC100 (2nd Review), Takahashi Teegul-60  
  • P 36(2) Celestron NexStar 8i (2003 version), Vixen R130sf Reflector w/ Porta Mount 
  • P 37(2) Takahashi FC-76 (2nd Review), Astro-Tech AT10IN 
  • P 38(1) Orion XT8 (2nd Review)

Feature Articles on Telescopes

Various Eyepiece and Accessory Reviews

  • Page 1 (11) TV & Meade Plossls, Rinis, barlows, UHC filters, more
  • P 2 (17) Binos, Sirius Plossls, Panoptics, Intes 12 mm, more
  • P 3 (10) UO Orthos, Pentax SMC-XL/Orthos, Chairs, Binos, Gibraltar, Kasai
  • P 4 (12) Rigel QF, 3 Binos, Zoom, Teegul, Leitz 30 mm, Siebert
  • P 5 Laser Collimator Comparo!
  • P 6 (6) APM, AP Binoviewer, Sky Patrol II, Collins I3, Cases
  • P 7 (6) Anti-Vibe Pads, MaxBright, Brandons, Cosmos, AP Mounts, Focusers
  • P 8 (6) Skypointer, Paracorr, Unistar, Chromacor, Filter Slide, Focus Knobs
  • P 9 (4) Andover Corp filters, Scope Armor Cover, Eyepiece Caps, Observing Vest
  • P 10 (1) Celestron NexImage 
  • P 11 (1) William Optics Binoviewer  

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