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Explore Scientific 24mm 82 degree Eyepiece

July 9, 2015 – 5:56 PM

Up until this week, my collection of eyepieces was mostly ones I got either with a telescope or through the Celestron beginner’s accessory kit which provided 5 plossl eyepieces and a barlow. I’ve picked up a few others along the way, particularly a couple TMB Planetary eyepieces, a couple inexpensive 2″ eyepieces, and an Orion […]

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Custom Homemade Foam Cases for Telescopes and Accessories

October 14, 2014 – 9:15 PM

Having to travel with telescopes is a little bit daunting. I really like my dobsonian – it’s pretty indestructible and I can pop it in the back of the car. However, an 11″ SCT can get way out of alignment (or worse!) rolling around a car. And a heavy mount is best kept together for […]

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The New Telescope Set Up

January 26, 2013 – 4:20 PM

  This past fall I came across a well priced 11″ SCT from a club member.  Knowing I was moving into spectroscopy, the larger aperture would be really helpful as an 11″ scope collects nearly twice the light of an 8″.  But moving to the larger telescope meant I also needed to upgrade the mount.  […]

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