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televue 85 vs meade 90 reflector

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televue 85 vs meade 90 reflector

Postby nad on Sat Jan 24, 2009 7:58 am

I have a meade 90 mm and thinking of getting the televue 85 is the televue better viewing than the mead
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Postby Jne_K on Sat Jan 24, 2009 10:09 am

Hi

Meade 90mm what? If it is an ETX-90, you actually have something quite close in terms of resolution and image brighntess to a TV85, but not quite as good in terms of contrast and overall image quality. If it is a DS90, will not be close, no. Remember, too, that there is also a matter of fit, finish and mechanical quality, not to mention pride of ownership for something made in the US and, in that respect, Televue is as good as it gets.
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