2,380 Brands 450 Categories All Departments

Which Telescpoe

Post a reply


Enter the code exactly as it appears. All letters are case insensitive.
Smilies
:D :) :( :o :shock: :? 8) :lol: :x :P :oops: :cry: :evil: :twisted: :roll: :wink: :!: :?: :idea: :arrow: :| :mrgreen:
BBCode is ON
[img] is OFF
[flash] is OFF
[url] is ON
Smilies are ON
Topic review
   

Expand view Topic review: Which Telescpoe

Post by Jne_K on Fri Oct 03, 2008 5:54 am

Hi

You're on the right track with a GOTO and motorized tracking. The Celestron SE is a great choice for those feature. Go for the 6" if you can swing it. Even 1 inch of aperture is significant, here.

Which Telescpoe

Post by livebait on Thu Oct 02, 2008 9:06 pm

Hi, I am looking at getting into astronomy and would like your suggestions on which telescope to go for.

From what I've read the bigger the appature the better. I did buy a cheap scope a while back but found having to try and track objects was a pain (I'm not that patient :twisted: ) so I think I'd prefer one with a computer. I'd like to be able to see the planets and nebulars and have a budget of about $1000.

I've been looking at the Celetron NexStar 6 SE Telescope, what are your throughts on this one? Is there much difference between that one and the 5" version?

Many thanks in advance
Stuart

Top