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Re: How Much Does Size Matter?

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Posted by JL/">JL on January 16, 2000 07:22:28 UTC

It seems from what Iíve read in this forum that most people tend to lean more towards 8"s rather than the 10"s, Is there a reason for this.. Is it mainly the difference in cost vs. performance, or it something else? It looks like the Meade lx50 is the only choice for a non-computerized scope (in a Schmidt-Cassegrains design). How much better would a 10" scopes visuals be compared to an 8"?

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