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EXO Labs: iPad Microscope/Telescope camera

November 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

The  great thing about instruments like microscopse and telescopes is that they extend our senses, open up new worlds, and let us explore right from our chair. The big [...]

Questar Tristand FirstLook

September 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

Questar telescopes are known the world over for their quality instruments. We had a chance to see them first hand at the NEAF conference in 2011. While we were certainly [...]

Gold Astro FirstLook

March 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Astrophotography is an interesting challenge, but a challenge anyone with a telescope can take on. The pursuit has been made infinitely more rewarding since the move from [...]

Meade ETX-90EC FirstLook

October 16, 2012 // 0 Comments

Buying a telescope is tricky. It is tempting to start off with an inexpensive telescope (say, a $50 one) to see if astronomy is a pursuit worth pursuing, but that is exactly [...]

Get-A-Grip Install

May 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

The  Meade 10″ LX200 GPS SCT is a pretty hefty piece of gear. It is a LOT heavier than the Celestron C8 SCT it replaced. We are not exactly sure why that is, but [...]

iOptron iExplore 70 AZ Telescope FirstLook

November 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Meade and Celestron are the two dominant players in the telescope market. In the past, the astro gear (LX200GPS, ASGT tripod, HyperStar, etc…) we looked at was more [...]
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