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The Skywatcher 8 Collapsible Dob

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 12:02 PM

The Skywatcher 8 Collapsible Dob

By Karthik Jayashankar

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 07:49 PM

Awesome scope - thanks for the pictures!

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 09:11 AM

Hi Karthik and thank you for the excellent article. I have the 12" collapsible <too heavy> version of this and was wondering what your camera setup was, Prime or afocal?

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Wyatt in Collingwood, Canada.

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 05:41 PM

An informative, well illustrated review. When people post questions about travel scopes I often wonder about the 130mm little cousin of the scope that you reviewed. By the way, the useful 'freebies' were enjoyable to see too.

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Posted 02 April 2013 - 12:30 PM

Karthik,

Would be interested to hear how well it keeps collimation. That's been a big deal on the larger models, but this 8" might do the job better. Good article, and definitely makes us want more info.

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Posted 02 May 2013 - 07:13 PM

Karthik,

Wonderful photo review! Almost like getting a new scope myself. Well done. Excellent moon shot. What camera and method did you use? Please post more photos.

Doug in Oregon






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