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Re: one scope only!!!!!

Started by 1953, 11/08/2006 07:27AM
Posted 11/08/2006 07:27AM | Edited 11/08/2006 07:31AM Opening Post
A good old fashioned 8", F 7-8 Newtonian with a 1.5 -1.83" secondary on a Losmandy G-11 mount. And you'll have money left over to take the S.O. out for a really NICE dinner & show. wink

The other OTA alternative would be a 6-7" Mac/Newt.

You get high contrast views, big light grasp, high resolution, wide eyepiece selection due to the reasonnable F ratio and "portability".

"Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things" 8O
Posted 11/08/2006 08:19AM #1
The new 11 inch Starmaster Hybrid. Superb Zambuto Optics, sets up in a couple of minutes, cost $2999. I'd get the DSCs and the Feathertouch focuser but not the goto plus track.
Certainly my slightly older SM 11 ELT has worked out great for me.
Bill Meyers