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buying advice - Meade ETX 90 or Celestron 4SE

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buying advice - Meade ETX 90 or Celestron 4SE

Postby sumuduk on Wed Mar 25, 2009 3:09 am

hi

i'm a newbie. i'm planning to buy a computerized telescope. my options with the budget seems Meade ETX 90 or Celestron 4SE. i'm interested in astrophotography also. My camera is Canon EOS (Rebel XT) DSLR.

Please advice.
1. which telescope will suite me.
2. are there any other good brands or models which suite me/my budget
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Postby Jne_K on Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:18 am

Hi

Both great cjoices and really can't make a mistake. I like the ETX for its great optics and its fork mount, especially if you are interested in astrophography. I like the SE for its slightly larger aperture and also its user friendly computer.
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Postby sumuduk on Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:02 am

thank Joanie.

hope i'll enjoy the things and will KIT.
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Postby Jne_K on Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:32 am

You are very welcome
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