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Maksutov-Cassegrains (MCTs)

Celestron C90 Maksutov-Cassegrain

Jan 06 2010 08:36 AM | Jeff Lee in Maksutov-Cassegrains (MCTs)

One of the unusual design features of the C90 is its helical focusing. You have to learn how to critically focus it and it does

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Bushnell Northstar 90mm Maksutov-Cassegrain

Jan 06 2010 06:45 AM | earthbot1 in Maksutov-Cassegrains (MCTs)

Once you do a STAR ALIGN, the go/to feature works very well. I was able to get most objects

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Meade ETX125 PE

Dec 24 2009 06:20 AM | pogobbler in Maksutov-Cassegrains (MCTs)

Once assembled, the scope makes a nice little, relatively light package, but the use of plastic for the tripod spreader and top of the tripod legs doesn’t exactly inspire confidence when you’re

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Meade ETX 125PE w/ UHTC

Dec 23 2009 08:10 AM | Guest in Maksutov-Cassegrains (MCTs)

After you get the thing set up a couple times and really use it to view a few items, the real beauty of it comes through. The optics are remarkably clear for a rather inexpensive

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Meade ETX-90EC

Dec 22 2009 11:19 AM | Guest in Maksutov-Cassegrains (MCTs)

The ETX-90EC is a telescope that is designed for amateur astronomers on a limited budget but who want a decent viewing experience. It’s not as big

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Meade ETX 125 PE

Dec 21 2009 10:53 AM | Guest in Maksutov-Cassegrains (MCTs)

It’s portability allows me to leave it set up under a scope cover by the front door for fast set up in the front yard. The Meade 125 PE telescope has a number of strengths

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Meade ETX-90M

Dec 18 2009 08:21 AM | chris brown in Maksutov-Cassegrains (MCTs)

I fell in love with this little telescope after seeing it in my friend's telescope shop, and reading the Meade literature, promising

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Questar 3.5 Maksutov Telescope

Dec 14 2009 11:27 AM | Zamboni in Maksutov-Cassegrains (MCTs)

Considered by many to be the "holy grail" of high-end amateur telescopes, the Questar 3.5" Maksutov Cassegrain is something

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ETX Astro Telescope - The Original from 1996! (90mm)

Dec 11 2009 12:02 PM | Guest in Maksutov-Cassegrains (MCTs)

The original ETX-90 did not even bear this name. It was simply called the ETX Astro Telescope • Spotting Scope

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Meade ETX-125

Dec 10 2009 07:04 AM | EVH in Maksutov-Cassegrains (MCTs)

After many years of watching the sky and a couple of years of debating on the kind of telescope to purchase, I finally settled on the Meade ETX-125 with Autostar. This is a 5" (127mm) Maksutov-Cassegrain with a 1900mm focal length at f/15

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