May 19, 2018: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Astro Customer Service

Happy Royal Wedding Day!  (If you care about such things.  Otherwise, ah-ah-ah-ah-ah, wah wah wah.)  A recent post on one of the Facebook astronomy pages got me to wondering about who does what when it comes to customer service in the astronomy biz.  Particularly, what are the heavy hitters doing – Celestron, Meade, Skywatcher, Orion, […]

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January 8, 2018: The C9.25 Of My Dreams Is Here! And the Trapezium Falls to its Might!

Well, I’ve finally done it!  I’ve finally bought my long sought after Celestron 9.25-inch optical tube assembly (OTA).  I had been very patient, waiting and waiting for a used one to come up for sale at a reasonable price with the newer Starbright XLT coatings, as they have about 10-15% greater light transmission than the […]

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