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    Default Re: First Light/Review: Visionking 90mm F/5.6 StarSky Achromat



    Great to hear (and see) abalczon. This scope continues to impress the heck out of me. It has impressed me enough that I acquired the 80mm version, the Aquila 80, which I am nearly certain came from the same factory. Although they do offer Apo versions I've heard some rumblings about ED glass used in part with the achro doublet. Possibly folks are getting confused with the Apo version. My observations haven't so far been adequate to make that evaluation.

    The Aquilla 80 (dew shield retracted):

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    Default Re: First Light/Review: Visionking 90mm F/5.6 StarSky Achromat

    Quote Originally Posted by abalczon View Post
    I have had this OTA for almost a year now and it is wonderful. These were all taken through it with a full spectrum D3200 and an AVX mount.

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    Did you use any filters when taking this photos? Fringe killer or something similar or is it just the scope?

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    Default Re: First Light/Review: Visionking 90mm F/5.6 StarSky Achromat

    Quote Originally Posted by abalczon View Post
    I have had this OTA for almost a year now and it is wonderful. These were all taken through it with a full spectrum D3200 and an AVX mount.

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    These are just what I was looking for. I don't need anymore visual scopes, looking for one to do some imaging. Just might pull the trigger on this beast.

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    Default Re: First Light/Review: Visionking 90mm F/5.6 StarSky Achromat

    Hey Rogan, and thank you for your great review! I definitely have my eyes on this scope as my second grab 'n go scope.

    Cheers, Michael

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    Default Re: First Light/Review: Visionking 90mm F/5.6 StarSky Achromat

    I was seriously considering either this one or the Aquila variant but after reading a number of negative reviews I realized that it's better to get a SW ST102 or otherwise save a little for something better that will not have to be sent for a refund or a replacement.
    There are a number of complaints about rough focuser problems and 'soft views' - sort of "retro view" in you EP .
    So be wise, don't take chances and buy from established manufacturers.
    (I wonder where those sent back for a refund go to - back on eBay to a new "happy refund seeker" ?)

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    Default Re: First Light/Review: Visionking 90mm F/5.6 StarSky Achromat

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