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Celestron C90 Mak Spotting Scope
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Most Helpful Positive Review Quality product for celestial and terrestrial use.
Quality is evident particularly with its Maksutov design. I had owned a ref...
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Most Helpful Negative Review Just got my Celestron 90 Maksutov Spotting Scope / Telescope
I Just got my Celestron 90 Maksutov Spotting Scope / Telescope and set it u...
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Just got my Celestron 90 Maksutov Spotting Scope / Telescope

by Legacy Reviewer, Written on December 20, 2011
I Just got my Celestron 90 Maksutov Spotting Scope / Telescope and set it up, not impressed with it at all thus far.

So far I've found it unusable because,....

#1. The tripod that came with it is not heavy enough to keep the scope from shaking badly while adjusting it.

#2. I can not get a sharp terrestrial image no matter how I adjust it, it's always blurry and never in focus.

#3. Tried mounting a Canon XSi to the scope and got the same results with the focus, always blurry no matter what.

I will try this scope at night but so far I'm not impressed with it at all as far as it being used as a terrestrial spotting scope or used as a telephoto lens for a camera, it does not exhibit the quality that it is advertised as having.

So far on a scale of one to ten I'd give it a rating of 1, pretty poor indeed and I would NEVER recommend that anyone buy this Celestron 90 Maksutov Spotting Scope / Telescope.


Pros: Very cheap scope
Cons: Unable to get a sharp focus thus far, tripod is far to light duty for the scope, shaking is a problem...
Would recommend: No
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Quality product for celestial and terrestrial use.

by Legacy Reviewer, Written on April 7, 2010
Quality is evident particularly with its Maksutov design. I had owned a reflector telescope in the past which was suited for astronomical use only. This scope can be used for terrestrial viewing as well as celestial. I viewed several landmarks from our Los Feliz Hills (Griffith Park) home and clearly located cruise ships departing from the Long Beach cruise terminal 32 miles away! Furthermore, the surf in the Pacific ocean is viewed clearly in the Marina Del Rey area as well as aircraft landing into LAX with great detail. As night comes, the planets and the moon are crystal clear. This is a quality product well suited for many purposes.
Leon J. Makasjian
Pros: Dual purpose, portable, stellar quality with room to grow.
Cons: Could use dedicated tripod, some glare in 32mm supplied lens....
Would recommend: Yes
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