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A question for Edmund Satellite Scope owners

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#1 John Rogers

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Posted 05 September 2021 - 11:49 AM

Does your scope have a reticle?

 

I was under the impression that they were sold without them.  Recently, I picked up one that has one.

 

I know that the Satellite Scopes were built using the same war-surplus components as their Deluxe Finder, which is equipped with an adjustable reticle.  I am wondering if one was used by mistake on this telescope?  The other notable difference is that the scope with the reticle does not have the identification placard with serial number.  It could have been removed however.

 

I am curious as to what is out there.



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Posted 08 September 2021 - 08:38 AM

Do you mean "satellite scopes" from the Moonwatch project?

 

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Posted 08 September 2021 - 11:09 AM

Specifically this model as shown in their 1958 catalog.

 

 

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