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Celestron Skymaster 20x80 Review For Starters

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#1 Olivier Biot

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 05:27 AM

Celestron Skymaster 20x80 Review For Starters

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Posted 16 February 2012 - 11:35 AM

I bought a pair of these used but note with my glasses on and
after looking away I get slight eye strain. Even with my
glasses off there is a tad eyestrain but not much.

As you mention in you're article they are good. I can see the 4 trapezium stars in M42 and even from my light polluted area many stars. M31 took up about 1/4 of the field! Jupiter was good, I *though* I could see maybe dark area were belts may have been. The moons were seen ok. I even caught a glimpse of M78 in Orion. And the last gibbous
Moon was nice with craters and sea seen easily. I also own a pair of the 15x70's.

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