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Celestron ExploraScope

Jan 06 2010 07:30 AM | Gmurray618 in EQ Mounted Newtonians

It came with no focuser, just the OTA and the small base the OTA sits on. I put the lens from my Coronado PST into the hole where a focuser should be and tightened a

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Orion Spaceprobe 130ST

Jan 05 2010 07:29 AM | Parker Fly in EQ Mounted Newtonians

The 130ST has a wide field of view for low power observing. At first I was concerned that the maximum magnification of this scope was

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Meade DS 114 Telescope

Dec 28 2009 10:26 AM | M Martin in EQ Mounted Newtonians

A department store telescope that is covered with wonderful images of Galaxies and Planets that I now realize were probably taken by the

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Mizar 150SS Newtonian Reflector

Dec 24 2009 07:01 AM | Yaar in EQ Mounted Newtonians

The 150SS has a 150mm f/5 parabolic primary mirror housed in a 650mm long, 180mm wide tube. The mirror is not center marked. The secondary is screwed to a three

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Celestron PowerSeeker 127 EQ

Dec 22 2009 11:23 AM | zachattic in EQ Mounted Newtonians

The Celestron PowerSeeker 127EQ I took one home for under $200!. They come boxed and the installation is easier than you might expect

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Bushnell Voyager 4.5 inch Reflector Telescope

Dec 22 2009 10:15 AM | Guest in EQ Mounted Newtonians

This scope is great for just grabbing something quick for a few minutes of sweeping the sky to get a closer view of naked eye and nearly naked eye sights. For a casual astronomer, the views are

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Celestron NexStar 114 SLT

Dec 18 2009 12:04 PM | grouch in EQ Mounted Newtonians

I was visiting my Daughters family in Phoenix AZ last summer and my Grandson talked to me about his interest in astronomy. I decided to purchase one for him. After reviewing numerous scopes for quality and ease of operation I decided on the

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Orion Atlas EQ-G (SkyWatcher EQ-6)

Dec 15 2009 10:57 AM | Guest in EQ Mounted Newtonians

Although this is a big beefy mount it is still quite manageable. It’s much more manageable than a fork mount system because you can put it together in pieces. The Tripod weighs about

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Antares 200mm Newtonian

Dec 29 2008 02:09 AM | Guest in EQ Mounted Newtonians

First Light - Review of Antares 200mm Newtonian (Model 520)

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Omni XLT 150

Jul 17 2007 06:50 AM | Joe Bergeron in EQ Mounted Newtonians

Omni XLT 150 EQ Newtonian

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