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Agena Eyepiece Container - 42x60mm
Agena Eyepiece Container - 42x60mm
5.0
Agena Bolt Cases
I have a boat load of eyepieces and store most in bolt cases. I've purchased a lot of different types, styles, and sizes through the years but the Agena AstroProducts Bolt Cases are as good as they get. They're thick enough to resist bumps and dropp...
Vixen Icarus-D Altazimuth Mount
Vixen Icarus-D Altazimuth Mount
5.0
Steady / AltAz Mount
I needed a simple, steady, portable mount for a new AT-80 refractor. I didn't want motorized, nor go-to. Did a fair amount of searching about and talking with people. The Vixen Icarus D was THE one. Steady wooden legs, quick to set-up, easy a...
GSO Crayford Focuser for Reflectors - Dual Speed
GSO Crayford Focuser for Reflectors - Dual Speed "Low Profile" with 10:1 Microfocuser
4.0
GSO Crayford Focuser for Reflectors - Dual Speed Low Profile, 10:1 Mic
I purchased the GSO Low Profile Crayford focuser as an upgrade for a Celestron C8-NGT Newtonian Rack and Pinion focuser. The focuser fit the Celestron optical tube without mounting hole modifications. Slightly longer metric screws are required, but...
Meade Series 4000 Broadband Nebular Filter #908B
Meade Series 4000 Broadband Nebular Filter #908B
4.0
Meade Series 4000 Broadband Nebular Filter #908B 1.25"
This Meade 908-b came with my Meade imager as an extra! This really does help with just about everything visually!! Never tried it for ccd work??..galaxies and star-clusters really jumped out with detail, and the moon and planets also had a good deal...
Lumicon Ultra High Contrast UHC Filter - 1.25
Lumicon Ultra High Contrast UHC Filter - 1.25" # LF3025
5.0
Lumicon UHC 1.25"
This is my most used Lumicon narrow-pass filter!! Much more contrast and even with a full moon, the DSOs stuck out with at least 20-30% more detail!! Without the moon light, the contrast jumped to 40-50%!! Nice filter for visual or ccd work!! Even us...
Lumicon Oxygen III Filter - 1.25
Lumicon Oxygen III Filter - 1.25" # LF3040
5.0
Lumicon Oxygen III (OIII) Filter 1.25"
This is the best filter for both visual and ccd imaging!! Even in a dark area, this filter shows galaxies and star clusters with a 20-30% improvement!! A must own filter with your/my Lumicon set!! Lumicon says:: OIII best on 33 nebulae (biased by...
Lumicon Hydrogen-Beta Filter - 1.25
Lumicon Hydrogen-Beta Filter - 1.25" # LF3055
5.0
Lumicon Hydrogen-Beta Filter 1.25"
Another fine Lumicon filter!! This has shown me the horse head nebula and a few others! Not the most used by me but each filter does its own thing! This one is the only way to view the horse head nebula. lumicon says::: H-BETA best on 14 nebulae,...
Lumicon Deep Sky Filter - 1.25
Lumicon Deep Sky Filter - 1.25" # LF3010
5.0
Lumicon Deep Sky Filter 1.25"
This Lumicon deep sky filter is one of the best narrow band filters for nebulas and knocks out light pollution and sky glow!..lumicon says::: DEEP-SKY best on 7 nebulae, second best on 3 nebulae. *Provided at least some slight improvement for *a...
Antares 1.25
Antares 1.25" Extension Tube with 2.2" Extension # ET1
5.0
Antares Extension Tube - 1.25"
This extension is just what you need for the extra focus travel!! Unless you want to hold the eyepiece out of the focuser :-) Works with any telescope, but is a must for reflectors at close range!!
Agena Eyepiece Container - 42x60mm
Agena Eyepiece Container - 42x60mm
5.0
Agena AstroProducts Bolt Cases
Nice value bolt cases for eyepieces/barlows! Bolt action works great and doesn't unscrew like some other brands!! Also the best is that these Agena bolt cases are clear, not "white" which makes your eyepiece focal length easy to see without unscrewin...
Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial Mount
Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial Mount
5.0
Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial Mount
This is the best mount I have bought! With the optional accessories like the true track dual drives and the polar scope, this is one solid mount! Right now I'm using an Orion 6" f/8 and an Orion 80mm f/11 guide scope, with the added 10lb counterweigh...
GSO 2
GSO 2" Crayford Focuser for Reflectors - Single Speed
5.0
GSO Crayford Focuser for Reflectors - Single Speed
Nice upgrade from the rack-and-pinion focusers!! Zero backlash which makes it the best for the buck when it comes to CCD images! 2" to 1.25" adapter holds the eyepiece right in place unlike some other 2" focusers I've had!! Very nice looking also :-)
Antares 2x-3x Variable Achromatic Barlow (UB2-3)
Antares 2x-3x Variable Achromatic Barlow (UB2-3)
5.0
Antares 2x-3x Variable Achromatic Barlow
This is one fine 2x-3x variable barlow lens! Simple to use and lets you get just the right power needed!! Two small flat head screws on the side to adjust the length!
Celestron 2x Shorty Barlow
Celestron 2x Shorty Barlow
5.0
Celestron 2x Shorty Barlow
Nothing really different about this compared to the Orion 2x shorty! But this review is for the Celestron so...this is a nice short 2x barlow lens with good views and multi-coated optics! Not threaded for filters but unscrew the lens and slap a filte...
GSO 1.25
GSO 1.25" SuperView Eyepiece - 20mm
4.0
GSO SuperView 20mm
I like this 20mm SuperView but it shows a little more false color than the regular 1.25" GSO EP! Nice eyepiece for under $35.00
Orion RockStable Anti-Vibration Pads
Orion RockStable Anti-Vibration Pads
5.0
Orion RockStable Anti-Vibration Pads
This is a nice set of pads!! If you're imaging, these are a must!! I set up my 6" f/8 with an 80mm f/11 guide scope and jumped all around!! No image vibration seen!! On asphalt that is!! Also works great on grass and sand!!
Orion Variable Polarizing Filter
Orion Variable Polarizing Filter
5.0
Orion Variable Polarizing Filter
Very nice filter!! Unlike most other variable polarizing filters you twist each cell.. not this one!! This filter has a ring to twist so you don't need to unscrew the filters! It does come apart if you wanted to use with your 90 degree though!! Works...
Orion Helical Fine-Focusing Adapter
Orion Helical Fine-Focusing Adapter
5.0
Orion Helical Fine-Focusing Adapter
When I don't want to get out the Orion Accufocuser, I use this helical fine focuser adapter! Works very smooth, needs only about 1/2" focus travel, makes this good for any kind of scope!!.. Almost a must when imaging!! Very helpful on planets also!!
GSO Quick Release Bracket and Base for 50mm Finders
GSO Quick Release Bracket and Base for 50mm Finders
5.0
GSO 50mm Finder Bracket with Dovetail Base
I bought a Celestron 9x50 finder and it didn't come with a dovetail or bracket! This holds the finder in place even when bumped!! Easy to set nylon thumb screws! Works on most mounts without the base, except sct/mak!!
Celestron NexImage Solar System Imager # 93709
Celestron NexImage Solar System Imager # 93709
5.0
Celestron NexImage
Nice easy to use CCD planetary imager! Good software! Good images! Even works on bright nebulas and star clusters!! Ready to use in about 1 min!!