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HD Optics

Started by wizz, 06/21/2010 05:03PM
Posted 06/21/2010 05:03PM Opening Post
Sorry if this has already been covered.

The HD optics on the SCT's are going to be superior for the astrophotography minded person but are they superior for a visual observer like myself?
Would you benefit shelling out for a C14 EDGE HD or purchase a C14 XLT?

Thanks.
Posted 06/21/2010 08:24PM #1
Mark Davis said:

Sorry if this has already been covered.

The HD optics on the SCT's are going to be superior for the astrophotography minded person but are they superior for a visual observer like myself?
Would you benefit shelling out for a C14 EDGE HD or purchase a C14 XLT?

Thanks.

Only you can answer that. Visually, they will be fairly noticeably better at the field edge than a stock SCT. They will be slightly better than an f/6.3 r/c equipped C8.

Me? My next SCT will be an Edge or an ACF.

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