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Posted by Kip Crawford on June 26, 2000 18:03:44 UTC

A 60mm scope will greatly limit your viewing choices. 350x on a 2.4" (60mm) is hard to achieve anyway. Need something a little bigger like a 90mm or a 4.5" reflector. Save your bucks and get a 6" Dobs (Skyquest) from Orion. I discourage beginners of buying "Goto" mounts because it doesn`t teach you a thing. The particular scope in question is well..let`s say....below modern standards. Too many people get sucked in on impressive numbers like 650x or something to that effect. Shop around, ask many questions. Don`t rob yourself of enjoyment by low prices and gimmicks. Basically I am saying...forget the 60mm.
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