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Best Scope Please? I'm Lost :(

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Posted by Mark Ellis on January 17, 2001 07:48:19 UTC

After doing a mess load of web searching and reading reviews, I'm still at a loss for the best scope that fits my needs and wants. Here is a list of my needs/wants. Any and all suggestions will be greatly appriciated.

I need one that is portable but yet sutable for viewing and using for astrophotography. I live in the the city so it has to be portable and easy to setup. I would like one that has some sort of computer guidance and tracking. I want to be able to atach my 35mm camera to it.

I currently have a Meade ETX-60 but I want something larger that will show me more stuff and with a clearer view. ie when I look at Saturn I want to see more than just a shape. I wan't to be able to distinguish between the rings and such. I have been thinking about the ETX-125 but am still undecides. That's why I've decided to post this message to hopefully get some ideas and suggestions.

Thanks
Mark E.

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