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Updated: 14 November 2017

The following are some reviews I have written for products I have purchased or received.

Visual Accessories

Vortex Diamondback 12x50 Binoculars
Lunt Solar Systems SUNoculars 8x32
Revolution Imager
Thousand Oaks Optical Solar Filter
William Optics Binoviewers
Baader Zoom 8-24mm Eyepiece
Zhumell 2 Inch SEE IT ALL Telescope Filter Set
Celestron Cometron 12x70 Binoculars
Meade 2" 99% Reflectivity Diagonal, 24mm UWA Eyepiece
Antares 7x50 Illuminated Crosshairs Finderscope
2" Explore Scientific 9mm 100° eyepiece
Meade 12mm Illuminated Reticle Eyepiece
JMI MicroFocus Dual-Speed Telescope Focus Knob
Orion Full Aperture Solar Filter
Meade Series 5000 3X TeleXtender
Meade Series 5000 5.5mm Plossl eyepiece
OPT Gold Accessory Kit
Meade and Antares Focal Reducers

Astrophotography Accessories

Solar Film Filter 67mm
Camera Right Angle Viewfinder
Manfrotto 410 Junior Geared Head
Smartphone 8X Telephoto Kit with Solar Filter
iOptron SkyTracker Pro
Levenhuk Smartphone Adapter
Manfrotto Ball Head Camera Mount
Optec Lepus 0.62X Focal Reducer
Astrozap Astrocap Bahtinov Mask
SteadyPix Universal Smartphone Telescope Photo Mount
Nikon D7200 DSLR
Gerd Neumann Bahtinov Mask for Camera Lens
Comparison: 2" vs 1.25" Prime Focus DSLR Adapters
DSLR Camera Sensor Cleaning Kit
Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote
MX-1 iPhone Afocal Adapter
OPT Camera Adapter
Meade 12mm Reticle Eyepiece / Rigel PulsGuide Illuminator
Spike-a Bahtinov Mask
Stiletto Focuser
Meade #777 Off-Axis Guider

Software

Solar Eclipse Timer app
PhotoPills for iOS sky astrophotography planning app
SkySafari 5 Pro for Mac OS X
SkySafari 5 Pro for iOS
NightCap Camera iOS App
ScopeBoss iOS AutoStar II App [UPDATED!] (11/14/17)
Starry Night Pro Plus 7
Comparison: Nebulosity vs PixInsight
AstroAlign iOS App
GC AutoStar II iOS App
AstroAid v3 iOS App
SkySafari 1 Pro for Mac OS X
Observer Pro for iOS
AstroPlanner v2
"Neat Image" noise reduction software

Miscellaneous

Kendrick Self Adhesive Sun Finder
Meade ETX-125 Observer Telescope
ADM Dovetail Plate and Mounting Rings
Pier-Tech 1 Pier and Eyepiece Tray
ScopeStuff AutoStar II Cable
Netatmo Weather Station
GC Wi-Fi Adapter
StarGPS-NX02
CalSKY
Southern Stars SkyWire RS-232 Adapter
Southern Stars SkyFi Wi-Fi Adapter
Starbound Observing Chair

Books

How to Photograph the Total Solar Eclipse
Eclipse Bulletin: Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 August 21
Uncharted Constellations
The Lost Constellations
Star Testing Astronomical Telescopes
Celestial Sleuth
Getting Started: Visual Astronomy
Getting Started: Budget Astrophotography
Messier Astrophotography Reference
Getting Started: Long Exposure Astrophotography
Clear Skies Observing Guides
Astronomical Spectroscopy for Amateurs
How to Select and Use the LX200
Moonwatch

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