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    Default Re: Telescope, 2" diagonal vs 1.25 diagonal on an 8" NexStar SE SCT. Big advantage?



    Bob gave some good advice--get used to the stock scope, and the targets you enjoy before going off to get that 2" whatever. Also before going after a new diagonal read this report on various diagonals. Also this article By Garry Hand, "Diagonals; Prisms vs. Mirrors"

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    Default Re: Telescope, 2" diagonal vs 1.25 diagonal on an 8" NexStar SE SCT. Big advantage?

    Now that was an interesting read......

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