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Fantastic FC100N

Started by Rob F, 09/03/2009 04:22PM
Posted 09/03/2009 04:22PM Opening Post
Last night I was treated to some very good seeing here in the Northeast. Jupiter was my only target. I spent about 3 hours viewing the planet. This 4" scope was amazing. If you look at todays thumb nail of Jupiter on Anacortes picture of the day at a distance of 2 feet,it basically is identical to what the view looked like aside from the deeper color saturation in the photo. Approx 10pm EST. I was using my FC100N with a high quality 7mm ortho. I think this is the best 4" scope I have ever used. At some point I will compare this scope to a Nikon 10cm ED
Posted 09/03/2009 07:04PM #1
The FC-100 you speak of was named after a famous magazine in Japan; Newton, hence FC-100N [Newton]

Art Ciampi
Posted 09/05/2009 04:11AM | Edited 09/05/2009 04:11AM #2
Hi Robert,

Strange you should mention this as I too was viewing Jupiter only with my FC-100 binoscope. Sure wish I would of been up in the mountains, instead of my home in Phoenix.

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