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    Default Is this 4" f9.8 achro as good a deal as it looks?



    https://shop.astronomerswithoutborde...pe-ota-20175-3 Because I think it looks like one.
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    Default Re: Is this 4" f9.8 achro as good a deal as it looks?

    Just curious it'll be a little while before I have the the money to buy anything like this.
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    Default Re: Is this 4" f9.8 achro as good a deal as it looks?

    It is a good telescope, check out the Celestron Omni 102mm f/9.8 that comes with a CG-4 mount (if you are needing one)
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    Default Re: Is this 4" f9.8 achro as good a deal as it looks?

    Quote Originally Posted by James1996 View Post
    Just curious it'll be a little while before I have the the money to buy anything like this.
    I think it is a good price. It will go good with the Orion Versago II az mount, if your not interested in an eq mount.

    https://www.telescope.com/Orion-Vers...nt/p/10105.uts
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