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What Is F/10 Mean?

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Posted by BC/">BC on December 20, 1997 14:17:28 UTC

I'm about to enter the world of amature astronomy and buy a new telescope. I'll probably start out in the low end of things. I've been looking at Meade's 8" LX10. I'm a little confused after looking at all of the different telescope specs. What is focal ratio? Does a larger focal ratio mean better?


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