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LX200 Telescope

Meade 10 inch f/10 LX200 ACF Meade 10" f/10 LX200 ACF



I'll start with that "ACF" part because that tells you what kind of a telescope I've purchased. It looks an awful lot like a Schmidt Cassegrain because the light path is "folded up" into a similar package to a Schmidt. The 10" f/10 suggests a 100 inch light path but the scope is…

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Added by Brad Snowder on August 11, 2013 at 8:19pm — 2 Comments

Coronado SolarMax

The Coronado SolarMax II 60mm, f/6.6, <0.5A H-α, BF15 The Scope

60mm, f/6.6, <0.5A H-α, BF15.

And here's what all that technical mumbo jumbo means.



The telescope is a refractor and the diameter of the lens is 60mm. The f/6.6 means the length of the scope is 6.6 times longer than it is wide which makes it 396 mm long (but everyone says…

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Added by Brad Snowder on July 28, 2013 at 3:43am — 3 Comments

Lightbridge Telescopes

A real light-bucket. Meade Lightbridge Dobsonian Surrier Truss Telescopes



A dobsonian telescope consists of optics which were designed by Isaac Newton in the 1660's, on a mount popularized by John Dobson in the 1960's. They say more than half of all amateur scopes are of this type and I believe it. Many people make their…

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Added by Brad Snowder on July 21, 2013 at 2:05am — 4 Comments

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