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ETX 90AT Versus DRS2130ATS

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Posted by Mike Rockingham on July 15, 2005 16:13:58 UTC

I am planning to purchase a telescope and cannot make my mind up between the Meade ETX90AT and the DRS2130ATS.

I have read the section in Nightwatch A Practical Guide to Viewing The Universe covering purchasing a telescope and everything seems to point to the DRS2130 rather than the ETX90AT, I cannot understand why the DRS2130 is $200 cheaper, as far as I can make out it has a larger database of celestial objects, possibly a sturdier tripod and higher quality eyepieces.

Am I missing something? I'd value views on this.

Thanks,

Mike

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