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Meade ETX-LS Review - Part 3 - Computerized Mount and Final Thoughts

Posted by John Kramer 02/02/2010 12:00AM   (Reviews/Telescopes/Cats)

This is the final part of my three part review devoted to the ETX-LS. It focuses on the computerized mount and how it performed over a series of observing sessions. I conclude with my final thoughts on using the Meade ETX-LS.

Takahashi TSA-120

Posted by Bill Vance 01/03/2010 08:59PM   (Reviews/Telescopes/Refractors)

Takahashi TSA-120

Not too big, not too small, but just right!

Meade ETX-LS Review - Part Two - Optics

Posted by John Kramer 11/24/2009 12:00AM   (Reviews/Telescopes/Cats)

Part one covered my brief impression of the physical characteristics of the telescope after setup and a brief night out under the stars. Now that I have had a chance to take the ETX-LS out for a few long observing sessions, how did the ETX-LS perform optically? Find out more.

VMC110L w/Porta II

Posted by Hugh Peck 11/11/2009 12:00AM   (Reviews/Telescopes/Cats)

Mostly good Chinese made scope with just a couple of irritations.

Meade ETX-LS - Part One - First light and first impressions

Posted by John Kramer 11/04/2009 06:08PM   (Reviews/Telescopes/Cats)

Meade ETX-LS - Part One - First light and first impressions

This is part one of a multi-part review of Meade's ETX-LS. Part one will focus on the initial impression of this new telescope from Meade.

Customizing my ETX-125

Posted by Steve Thornton 11/02/2009 12:00AM

Customizing my ETX-125

Improving on a classic telescope

Nexstar 11 GPS in EQ Mode w/ tag-on Orion Express

Posted by Ronald Abraham 10/10/2009 08:54AM   (Reviews/Telescopes/Cats)

A unbeatable combo for Oklahoma's rare great nights.

Meade ETX-LS 6"ACF

Posted by Daniel Evans 08/26/2009 02:39PM   (Reviews/Telescopes/Cats)

An unbiased review!

Webster Telescopes D18

Posted by Dave Bonandrini 08/08/2009 12:00AM   (Reviews/Telescopes/Newts)

Webster Telescopes D18

An 18” telescope in a 15” package?

Orion ST120 Redux

Posted by norman sullivan 07/13/2009 12:00AM   (Reviews/Telescopes/Refractors)

Further impressions and suggestions regarding the Orion ST120 f5 refractor.

SCT Collimation under Adverse Circumstances

Posted by Greg Nowell 06/27/2009 04:39PM   (Reviews/Telescopes/Cats)

SCT Collimation under Adverse Circumstances

Disassembly, transport, and other adjustments to SCTs may result in gross miscollimation, where no "classic doughnut" is available to help in the adjustment process. Bad seeing also results in "bad doughnuts" which make collimation difficult. This article addresses these conditions, and provides some further pointers on SCT collimation.

CPC800 a great buy!

Posted by Mike Sheron 06/24/2009 12:00AM   (Reviews/Telescopes/Cats)

CPC800 a great buy!

The CPC800 is just what the astronomer ordered!

Broken Back Solutions

Posted by tom harrison 06/10/2009 12:00AM   (Reviews/Telescopes/Newts)

Broken Back Solutions

Are you old, weak, broken? You can still use a large dob.


Posted by Lawrence Carlino 05/19/2009 12:00AM   (Reviews/Telescopes/Refractors)