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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 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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