David E Old chemists never die, but we Barium just the same.
Quote:Nice user/review! I got one of the upgrades when they first became available, upgrading my Nighthawk achromat. I'd say my experiences are very much the same as yours, excellent images at any power.
Quote:A good, collimated and thermally equalized Newt should show stars as points and not as fuzzy dots. If it doesn't it is probably because there is still a warm layer of air radiating from the mirror surface.
Quote:$700 + the cost of the original scope which when I bought mine was $400+ taxes and shipping ,sorry thats crazy in my mind...
Clear skies, Scott my scopes: a few refractors (50-102mm), 2 Newts (4.5-12"), and an 8" SCT