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Updated: 16 April 2024

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

Eyepieces, Filters, etc Astrophotography Finderscopes, Binoculars
Smartphone Adapters iPhone/iPad Software Miscellaneous
Macintosh Software Books ETX Site Reviews

[Coming Soon!] Product ordered
[In Work!] Product in evaluation
Pending ATT Pending ATT publication

[NEW!] Product review posted
[UPDATED!] New material added to review

Eyepieces, Filters, etc

Explore Scientific 2" 9mm 120° eyepiece
Explore Scientific 2" 17mm, 12mm 92° eyepieces
Explore Scientific 2" 14mm, 5.5mm 100° eyepieces
ZWO Atmospheric Dispersion Corrector
Tele Vue 2" 4X Powermate
Thousand Oaks Optical Solar Filter
Revolution Imager
William Optics Binoviewers
Baader Zoom 8-24mm Eyepiece
Zhumell 2 Inch SEE IT ALL Telescope Filter Set
Meade 2" 99% Reflectivity Diagonal, 24mm UWA Eyepiece
2" Explore Scientific 9mm 100° Eyepiece
Meade 12mm Illuminated Reticle Eyepiece
Orion Full Aperture Solar Filter
Meade Series 5000 3X TeleXtender
Meade Series 5000 5.5mm Plossl Eyepiece
Meade 12mm Reticle Eyepiece, Rigel PulsGuide Illuminator
OPT Gold Accessory Kit
Meade and Antares Focal Reducers

Finderscopes, Binoculars

Avangard Optics 1x26 Night Vision Monocular
Orion Dual Mount, 9x50 Illuminated Finder Scope
Vortex Diamondback 12x50 Binoculars
Lunt Solar Systems SUNoculars 8x32
Celestron Cometron 12x70 Binoculars
Antares 7x50 Illuminated Crosshairs Finderscope

Smartphone Adapters

Accuview 3-Axis Smartphone Adapter
Bresser Smartphone Adapter
Phone Skope digiscoping adapter
Meade Smartphone Adapter
Smartphone 8X Telephoto Kit with Solar Filter
Levenhuk Smartphone Adapter
SteadyPix Universal Smartphone Telescope Photo Mount
MX-1 iPhone Afocal Adapter


Explore Scientific Sun Catcher Solar Filter
Pixel Wireless Shutter Release
Sensei Filter Step-Down Rings
Explore Scientific 2" UHC Filter
ScopeStuff Camera Mount
Optolong SHO Filters
Starizona Filter Slider
Meade Bahtinov Mask
Vello Extendá Plus Wi-Fi Camera Controller
ScopeStuff LX600 12" Primary Mirror Lock
Nikon Coolpix P900 Digital Camera
Nikon D850 DSLR
ScopeStuff Red Dot Finder for SLR Hotshoe
Solar Film Filter 67mm
Camera Right Angle Viewfinder
Manfrotto 410 Junior Geared Head
iOptron SkyTracker Pro
Manfrotto Ball Head Camera Mount
Optec Lepus 0.62X Focal Reducer
Astrozap Astrocap Bahtinov Mask
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
OPT Camera Adapter
Spike-a Bahtinov Mask
Stiletto Focuser
Meade #777 Off-Axis Guider

iPhone/iPad Software

Solar Snap Sun Imaging App [UPDATED!] (04/16/24)
MilkyCam Raw Nocturne
WaveletCam: Image Processing
Moon Atlas
SpiralCam, MilkyCam, SaturnCam
SkySafari 5 Pro
NightCap Camera
ScopeBoss AutoStar II
GC AutoStar II
AstroAid v3
Observer Pro

Macintosh Software

Affinity Photo Astrophotography Editing
SkySafari 5 Pro
Starry Night Pro Plus 7
Comparison: Nebulosity vs PixInsight
AstroPlanner v2
"Neat Image" noise reduction software


AutoStar/AudioStar USB-to-Serial Adapter
AutoStar/AudioStar Bluetooth Adapter
Explore Scientific 7-n-1 Professional Weather Station
SkyShed POD Vinyl Dome Cover
ETX Rear Cell SCT Adapter
Explore One 1080p HD Action Sports Camera
ScopeStuff Meade Counterweight Rail Adapter
ScopeStuff 1.25" Twist Lock Adapter for ETX Telescopes
ScopeStuff Dovetail Bar for ETX Telescopes
ScopeStuff GEM Counterweight Bar Accessory Mount
Meade StarPro™ AZ Refractor
Meade LED Headlamp
Astrozap Flexible Dewshield
Meade Stella Wi-Fi Adapter
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
Southern Stars SkyWire RS-232 Adapter
Southern Stars SkyFi Wi-Fi Adapter
JMI MicroFocus Dual-Speed Telescope Focus Knob
Coronado Personal Solar Telescope
Starbound Observing Chair


The Barnard Objects: Then and Now
Total Eclipse Guide - Indiana
Clipper, Cosmos, and Children
The Sky at Night
Star Mentor
Mystery of the Ashen Light of Venus
The Last Stargazers
ASO Supernova Search Atlas and Guide
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

ETX Site Reviews

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