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By: ycd0108 , 4:34 AM GMT on September 27, 2012
Best stable 'scope I have seen. At some point I think we had 270x with the Barlow 3x 90 eye piece. 3 1/2" reflector.
She's a bit dusty now and the silvering is fading on the mirrors - spiders made webs in the tube over the years.
Daughter gave me a fairly expensive telescope for my 65 but I found it too jumpy to focus on anything star like. This thing weighs in at about 40 pounds and does not jump around if you place it on a decent platform.
Da' had an iron stand for it and he would call the family out to see Andromeda Galaxy or some double star in the handle of the "Ursa Major" or whatever he was focused on.
It was always cold when it was clear but he should'a seen that image from the Hubble.
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