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It Was A Reflector. Reflector Is Better Than Refractor.

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Posted by Alexander on December 16, 2001 18:42:55 UTC

You don't have chromatic and some other aberrations inherent to refractor (lense) in reflector (mirror). So, generally reflector is better than refractor of the same size.

Poor eypiece is equally bad for both. But you can always buy good eyepiece separately.

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