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RE: Matsukov-Cassegrain Vs. Schmidt Cassegrain...

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Posted by Bill Skrips on October 22, 2000 00:45:16 UTC

I`m buying a scope and have been trying to do my research-however, after thinking that the Russian Maksutov Newt and/or Cassegrains looked good(the Argonauts, as Orion would have it), the "cooling down" period is a problem for me ...it would take me quite a bit of effort to be that patient: don`t feel as if I have that much time to idle...I was thinking about the G9 Schmidt Cassegrain as well...help: which is a better scope?/ They ALL seem to come w/ VERY high praise (the G9, the Argo Maksutov Cassegrain and the Maksutov Newt)...so what should I trade off? Force myself to be patient while the Mak Newt/Cassegrain scope cools? Is the G9 ready to "work" the minute you start using it? Any advice would be appreciated...
Bill Skrips

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