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Started by paulsky, 11/08/2006 08:24AM
Posted 11/08/2006 08:24AM Opening Post
Hello,

I have the opportunity of to buy a used Pronto Telescope, and I like know your opinion on this telescope, if good for wide angle(Milky Way for example), if good for double stars(I am "fan" of binary systems), if good also for birdwacht, I know that the Pronto have CA at times but I think that the Pronto can to be a good "tank"-crisp images-fine focus-...mixing.

thank you,

Best,

Paul
Posted 11/08/2006 08:39AM #1
It somewhat depends on how good a price you pay for the Pronto. Once upon a time, the Pronto was the best you could get for the dollar. However, since then, a whole lot of people have started putting out APO refractors that beat the Pronto in performance and price. You may want to look into these.

Alex