Disappointed with Bushnell Ares 5" Dob
Sure, Saturn looks better in my 10" DOB, but it is sharp and beautiful in this little scope as well. I've looked a M13, Orion, etc. All looked great. My one beef with the scope is the helical focuser. Although I think it is a perfectly reasonable offering for a scope in this price range, I can't help wish for something better. It sticks in the cold and is too loose in the warm.
All in all this has been a perfect grab and go scope. I can't tell you how many people have had their first view of Jupiter, Saturn and craters on the moon through this scope and every one of them has been amazed.
Note, the above observations were made wit the included eyepieces, a Celestron 2x Barlow and a well collumated scope.
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