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Baader AstroSolar Solar Filter Film (Visual, ND 5) # 2459282
Baader AstroSolar Solar Filter Film (Visual, ND 5) # 2459282
5.0
Good deal
There was enough material to make a solar filter for my 5" mak and the 6x30 finder scope. It has made solar viewing with my mak a breeze. It should work perfectly for viewing a solar eclipse.
GSO 1.25
GSO 1.25" Plossl Eyepiece - 32mm
4.0
This is a comfortable eyepiece
This is a comfortable eyepiece that provides excellent images with an f10 SCT. Only reason I couldn't give it 5 stars is that the field stop is not in focus, or is absent. This prevents the field of view from having a clean edge.
Vixen Porta II Alt-Az Mount Tall # 5863TallPlus
Vixen Porta II Alt-Az Mount Tall # 5863TallPlus
5.0
Best Alt AZ Mount
This is an incredible mount. The best Alt AZ mount I have ever seen. It is very sturdy, yet lightweight. The entire mount and tripod weigh 13.5 pounds.
Celestron PowerTank 12V 17 Amp Rechargeable Power Supply # 18777
Celestron PowerTank 12V 17 Amp Rechargeable Power Supply # 18777
5.0
Excellent Power Source
This is my second Power Tank. It holds a high capacity charge and will power my CGE mount easily all night.
Baader Hyperion-Aspheric Eyepiece - 31mm # HYP-31 2454631
Baader Hyperion-Aspheric Eyepiece - 31mm # HYP-31 2454631
2.0
Aspheric does not make for even focus edge to edge
Aspheric evidently does not make for even focus edge to edge on my C8 SCT, F10. Very disturbing. The 2" gives the wide field of view, whereas the 1.25" adapter cuts it down, so I avoid the adapter.
GSO SkyView Deluxe Alt-Az Mount
GSO SkyView Deluxe Alt-Az Mount
5.0
GSO SkyView Deluxe Alt/Az Mount
After much consideration of everything out there I went with the GSO SkyView Deluxe from Agena Astro. There are other mounts out there and I wont talk about them here, but looking at reviews on forums people kept bringing up the GSO SkyView as well a...
Optolong Hydrogen Beta Narrowband (12nm) Filter - 1.25
Optolong Hydrogen Beta Narrowband (12nm) Filter - 1.25"
5.0
Exceeded my expectations
Test conditions: 10 inch dobsonian under Bortle 4 skies and 3 to 5 millimeter exit pupils made Horsehead, California and Cocoon Nebulas stand out from the background so that I could just detect them. I had been looking for these nebulae for years wit...
Explore Scientific 1.25
Explore Scientific 1.25" 68° Series Argon-Purged Waterproof Eyepiece - 24mm
4.0
Low weight, reasonable eye relief
High quality optics.
Explore Scientific 1.25
Explore Scientific 1.25" 82° Series Argon-Purged Waterproof Eyepiece - 11mm
4.0
Great but for eye relief
great view of nebulas with its superior contrast. Good value and low weight are pluses.
GSO 2
GSO 2" SuperView Eyepiece - 42mm
4.0
Great value. Good field of view.
Cannot squeeze the Pleiades in the field of view for my 8" SCT, but the 50mm can. Field focus is pretty flat edge to edge. Contrast not up to Explore Scientific standard, but good.
Agena Eyepiece Container - 105x120mm
Agena Eyepiece Container - 105x120mm
5.0
Good for everything.
I have MANY of these bolt cases for everything from cameras and eyepieces to nuts and bolts. A lot of people don't like the 'hassle' of using bolt cases, but hey work well and keep everything clean here in the dusty southwestern U.S., ...
Blue Fireball Gender Changer: T / T2 Male-Male Thread Adapter  # G-TM
Blue Fireball Gender Changer: T / T2 Male-Male Thread Adapter # G-TM
5.0
Blue Fireball Gender Changer: T / T2 Male-Male Thread Adapter # G-TM
This is an very good product. It allowed me to mount my CCD camera to the filter wheel using a threaded connection rather than a v groove and long screws.
Optolong Moon & Skyglow Light Pollution Reduction Filter - 1.25
Optolong Moon & Skyglow Light Pollution Reduction Filter - 1.25"
3.0
Optolong Moon & Skyglow Light Pollution Reduction Filter - 2"
The filter works as advertised for skyglow and IR blocking.. However there is a raised ridge of chrome on the edge of the filter carrier housing that makes it slightly Larger than 2" and it is difficult to force the filter into a 2" adapter...
Meade 1.25
Meade 1.25" Plossl Wireless Illuminated Reticle Eyepiece - 9mm # 07068
4.0
Great Product
Does what is intended: High power centering. Great for DSC's. My only minor complaint is that it is too easy to accidental move the recticle off center via the knobs in the dark. So just be careful.
GSO 2
GSO 2" Linear Bearing Crayford Focuser for SCTs - Dual Speed
5.0
Linear Bearing Crayford focuser for SCTs
Very smooth consistent operation, easy installation, solid construction, and an excellent value. 5-Stars !
Kokusai Kohki Guide Handle for Vixen Porta / Porta II Mount
Kokusai Kohki Guide Handle for Vixen Porta / Porta II Mount
5.0
Perfectly executed!
I just received a new Vixen Starguy mount and this handle really completes the kit. The quality is definitely up to the quality of the mount!
GSO Neutral Density Filters - 1.25
GSO Neutral Density Filters - 1.25"
5.0
25 % moon filter
Works as expected and is stackable which is nice.
Optolong Ultra High Contrast UHC Nebula Filter - 1.25
Optolong Ultra High Contrast UHC Nebula Filter - 1.25"
5.0
Excellent
Optolong filters are totally quality...I bought this filter for my OSC cameras the combination of the UHC nebula and the L-pro are the perfect duo if you live in a heavy polluted are like me.,
Baader T-2 90° Deluxe Astro-Grade Amici Prism Diagonal Body # AMICI-DX1 2456130
Baader T-2 90° Deluxe Astro-Grade Amici Prism Diagonal Body # AMICI-DX1 2456130
5.0
An Exceptional Diagonal
The Baader Amici prism is well constructed and optically excellent with very good contrast and very low scatter. I use it with a small grab and go setup. The diffraction spike which is unavoidable with this type of diagonal is definitely minimal.