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Meade's 115-Millimeter ED Triplet: This 4.5-inch apochromat packs a lot of bang for the buck. Mollise, Rod Product/service evaluation May 1, 2018 1935
The lesson of the great Paris Telescope. Hecht, Jeff Jul 1, 2017 2982
The 102-mm FCD100 triplet APO refractor: explore scientific's new line of FCD apochromatic refractors promise premium optics at an affordable price. Dyer, Alan Product/service evaluation Jun 1, 2017 1504
Three centuries, one scope: a single refractor witnesses the 1881, and 2016 transits of Mercury. Church, John; Murray, William Dec 1, 2016 540
The Stellarvue SVA-I30T: this premium 5.1-inch apochromat is aimed at observers and imagers alike. Lodriguss, Jerry Product/service evaluation Nov 1, 2016 1629
A retracting refractor: this folded scope puts portability and performance into a compact package. Seronik, Gary Jan 1, 2014 794
75, 50 & 25 years ago. Sinnott, Roger W. Sep 1, 2013 448
Restoring a gem of the Clarks: after decades of troubles, a priceless refractor lives anew. O'Reilly, Francis J. Aug 1, 2012 1488
The Sky-Watcher Quantum 120 refractor. Cicco, Dennis di Product/service evaluation Jun 1, 2012 1205
Mounting a scout scope on a military Mauser: adding better sights or an optic is one of the best ways to sporterize an old military rifle. Despite being over a century old, issue Mausers are still great for customization work. Deaner, Wendell Mar 1, 2012 1645
M1917 scope mounting. Mar 1, 2012 601
Premium Apo. Brief article Sep 1, 2010 114
Between the Bears: the area north of the Great Bear is worthy of study but often neglected. French, Sue Apr 1, 2010 1447
Coming to focus, or not. MacRobert, Alan Brief article Mar 1, 2010 224
Premium triplet. Brief article Feb 1, 2010 128
Sky-watcher's newest apo refractor: don't be fooled by its modest cost; this 120-mm apo delivers images that are on par with premium-priced instruments. Cicco, Dennis di Product/service evaluation Oct 1, 2009 1408
Compact doublet. Brief article Oct 1, 2009 133
A new name in apos: the AT106 refractor: a 4.2-inch triplet apo for $2,100? Is this a price breakthrough or something that's too good to be true? Dyer, Alan Product/service evaluation Sep 1, 2009 1379
In defense of the cheap scope. Schroeder, Paul Sep 1, 2009 566
Discovery of a new refractor system. Wall, John Jun 1, 2009 977
APO bargain. Brief article Feb 1, 2008 113
Tele Vue's flagship imaging system: without compromising its visual performance, Tele Vue's top-of-the-line apo refractor is now customized for astrophotography. Cicco, Dennis di Product/service evaluation Jul 1, 2007 2404
Two new apos from the same tree rapidly earning a reputation for quality optics at reasonable prices, William Optics adds two new scopes to its refractor lineup. Dyer, Alan; Walker, Sean Product/service evaluation May 1, 2007 2211
"Evils" of a central obstruction. Silverman, Steve; Seronik, Gary Brief article Sep 1, 2006 204
Newest Tak. Brief article Jul 1, 2006 111
Rape of the observatory. Bell, Trudy E. Jun 1, 2006 673
Triple play: the ZenithStar 66 refractors: portability, performance, and pleasure--these refractors from William Optics offer all three. But which one is right for you? di Cicco, Dennis Product/service evaluation May 1, 2006 2897
Another dream apo refractor. Dyer, Alan Jun 1, 2004 2048
Portable 4-inch apochromatic refractors. Seronik, Gary Jun 1, 2004 980
Curing the refractor blues. Dobbins, Thomas A. Apr 1, 2004 2455
An apochromat for the masses. Ting, Ed Feb 1, 2004 2394
TEC's 5 1/2-inch Apochromat: there's no denying that high-end apochromatic refractors are currently enjoying an unprecedented wave of popularity. Here's one of the reasons. Cicco, Dennis di Dec 1, 2003 2685
An inexpensive microflexed Newtonian reflector. Pfannenschmidt, Ernie Nov 1, 2003 1432
A Stellarvue duo: these portable refractors promise quality a cut above the mass market. Dyer, Alan Sep 1, 2003 2591
A Refractor in the Round. Carreira, Emmanuel M. Oct 1, 2002 1529
Two large, low-cost refractors: a complete 6-inch refractor for little more than $1,000? A 4.7-inch for well under $1,000? Too good to be true? Dyer, Alan Product/Service Evaluation Oct 1, 2000 2240
DESIGNING A TELESCOPE. Thilmany, Jean Brief Article Apr 1, 2000 257
The Universe en Rose. COWEN, RON Mar 13, 1999 1700
'Subaru' telescope takes 1st light images. Feb 1, 1999 306

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