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Celestron Ultima 80

Dec 16 2014 03:18 PM | Gianluca67 in Other Telescopes

I had the opportunity to observe the sky with this spotting scope during my holidays last Summer. My Father in law happened to own the Celestron Ultima 80 for nature watching and shooting sport and had left the scope at his holiday house near the seaside where I spent my holidays with my family. The sky there is pretty good so you can see 5.0-5.5 magnitude stars with the unaided eye at the zenith.

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Orion Telescope "Basic" 1.25" Focuser with 9mm and 16mm Eyepieces

Dec 29 2009 11:55 AM | arpee in Other Telescopes

I purchased a Tasco reflector 2 years ago with an eye towards involving my 3 little boys in something awe-inspiring and science-minded. What better to get them thinking about everything from physics to metaphysics than

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Three Scopes and a Starry Night

Dec 21 2009 11:48 AM | bartine in Other Telescopes

I recently had the unique experience of having three solid telescopes in hand at one time. All three telescopes are from Orion Telescopes & Binoculars

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Bushnell Northstar 4.5" Reflector

Dec 16 2009 10:48 AM | BDUBU in Other Telescopes

First off, to get the GOTO to work properly you must have the scope pointing north. Not true north, just north. The scope must be level, this is easily achieved with a bubble level or a standard (small) level placed on the top of

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Galileo FS-102 Catadioptric Newtonian

Dec 14 2009 11:20 AM | Zamboni in Other Telescopes

The included 3x Barlow and 20mm eyepiece (of indeterminate type) were of mediocre quality. They utilized mostly plastic construction and they

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Celestron C5 Spotting Scope Model #52291

Dec 09 2009 06:58 AM | glenngds in Other Telescopes

I use my spotting scope both day and night. I find that the quality of the scope to be excellent, given it's size and weight

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Sky-Watcher GreatStart 114mm (4.5") German Equatorial Mount Reflector

Dec 08 2009 10:13 AM | kurtfriedrich in Other Telescopes

While neither of these scopes is particularly large, setting up involves carrying out the tripod/mount, then the counterweights, then the rings assembly, and then the scope

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