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Postby Troubled Tommy on Sat Dec 11, 2004 12:41 am

I was wondering which telescope you guys would suggest:

Bushnell 675x5 reflector or the Meade 114EQ-AST. I am a beginner and both fit my budget. Also what is the difference between them? Are they any good at viewing deep space objects?

Troubled Tommy

Postby opticsplanet.com on Sat Dec 11, 2004 5:16 pm


Both the Bushnell 675x5 telescope and the Meade 114EQ-AST are good choices to begin viewing deep-sky objects. For this kind of work, both are a cut above the smaller refractors commonly seen in this price range.

The 675x5 availability is good, but the Meade 114EQ-AST is sometimes in short supply. Check before ordering.
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