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Vixen XY Red Dot Telescope Finder with Variable Intensity Switch # 26502
Vixen XY Red Dot Telescope Finder with Variable Intensity Switch # 26502
5.0
Easy no tool required altitude
Easy no tool required altitude and azimuth adjustment makes it easy to switch between multiple telescopes.
William Optics 1.25
William Optics 1.25" 99% Dielectric Dura Bright Carbon Fiber Star Mirror Diagonal
5.0
William Optics 1.25" 99% Dielectric Dura Bright Carbon Fiber Star
A very beautiful piece of equipment! Can't wait until the weather once cooperates so I can finally use it. Solid and well built and I'm sure it'll perform beyond my expectations.
Coronado 1.25
Coronado 1.25" Secondary Blocking Filter for SolarMax - 10mm # BF10
4.0
Extremely expensive
I does the job. This is a basic 1.25" mirror diagonal (that would cost $50) with an ITF (the maier photonics equivalent would cost $75 and the BelOptik equivalent about $200) and the blocking filter itself. This mens that we are paying about $35...
Baader Premium Eyepiece Filter: Yellow, 495nm Longpass - 1.25
Baader Premium Eyepiece Filter: Yellow, 495nm Longpass - 1.25" # FCFY-1 2458301
1.0
Sucks
Did absolutely nothing for my achromatic refractor. I had to pay for shipping it back and return S&H charge.
GSO 2
GSO 2" 90-deg 99% Quartz Dielectric Mirror Diagonal for Refractors
5.0
Better than I thought it
Better than I thought it would be, very pleased with it, would recommend to any one.
Celestron 9x50mm Right Angle Correct Image Illuminated Finder Scope with Bracket # 93781
Celestron 9x50mm Right Angle Correct Image Illuminated Finder Scope with Bracket # 93781
4.0
Celestron 9x50mm Right Angle Correct Image Illuminated Finder Scope wi
Solidly built finderscope which provides clear views and is easy to focus. It has an illuminated target finder but I have not installed this yet. I found that when initially attached, the range of movement that the slots on the finder base allowed w...
Agena Synta / Vixen Style Dovetail Mounting Base / Shoe for Finders - M4 Screw for GSO Crayford Focuser # CFURB
Agena Synta / Vixen Style Dovetail Mounting Base / Shoe for Finders - M4 Screw for GSO...
5.0
Well made
I needed the extra pair of holes in order to mount this in an unusual way. It was convenient not to need to drill them myself.
Riser for Telrad Reflex Finder - 2
Riser for Telrad Reflex Finder - 2" Riser # 2102
5.0
I would buy another one !
It really makes it easy to use it on a dobsonian telescope. It keeps me from cranning my neck when looking along the telescope tube .
Agena 60mm Precision Straight-Through Finder / Guide Scope with Helical Focuser
Agena 60mm Precision Straight-Through Finder / Guide Scope with Helical Focuser
5.0
60mm Guide Scope
Good build quality and absolutely no complaints. Another great product from Agena.
GSO 1.25
GSO 1.25" 90-deg Mirror Star Diagonal for Refractors # GSST
5.0
Great With My ST80 Clone
I bought this to replace the correct image prism diagonal that came with my ST80 clone, which is a Meade Adventure Scope. The prism was ok for lower magnification terrestrial viewing, but not for astronomy. This GSO mirror diagonal is lightweight and...
William Optics 2
William Optics 2" 99% Dielectric Dura Bright Carbon Fiber Mirror Diagonal for Refractors
5.0
Perfect
Quality and finish for this accessory.I rediscover the deep sky.Use on CPC 1100
Tele Vue Qwik Point Red Dot Reflex Finder # QBT-1006
Tele Vue Qwik Point Red Dot Reflex Finder # QBT-1006
4.0
Little pointer that could
Lot of folks don't like this pointer Why, they say it's to bright. It's made for a birding scope like the TV Pronto & Ranger It a great value @ about 22$ The design is 25 yrs old , like most pointers For Astro use it does a great ...
Meade #128 1.25
Meade #128 1.25" 3x Short-Focus Barlow Lens # 07278
5.0
Good so far
When paired with a few of my eyepieces I have found it to work well, I have only had one clear night with it so far. It is very compact for what it is and a good price point.
GSO 8x50mm Right Angle Correct-Image Finder with Bracket
GSO 8x50mm Right Angle Correct-Image Finder with Bracket
5.0
Great inexpensive right angle finder
Not liking to bend over to view, I wanted a right angle finder scope. This fits the bill perfectly. Nothing fancy, but great optics, great price.
Agena Multi-Reticle Reflex Finder with B0 Bracket and M5 Base
Agena Multi-Reticle Reflex Finder with B0 Bracket and M5 Base
4.0
Good product except LED is
Good product except LED is a bit too bright for night time use. Still usable though.
Optolong Clear Focusing Imaging Filter - 1.25
Optolong Clear Focusing Imaging Filter - 1.25"
5.0
Excellent service
Excellent service
GSO 2
GSO 2" 90-deg 99% Dielectric Mirror Diagonal for Refractors
5.0
Another great eyepiece from Agena!
Highly recommend!!!! 5-stars
GSO 2
GSO 2" 0.5x Focal Reducer
5.0
Eye Opening
I bought this 2" Focal reducer to give me more options when operating my camera for DSO imaging. I have not had a chance to use it yet because of the clouds, rain and cold temps up here in New England. It will give me F/5 straight up using my C8...