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Stargazing What is the Soligor 8in telescope like?

  1. Nov 20, 2004 #1
    What is the Soligor 8in telescope like? I seen it in a camera shop in town yesterday for i think it was either 699 or 799 euros. Is it worth it? Is it a quality telescope for quality images of the nightsky such as planets, galazies & nebulas?
     
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  3. Nov 21, 2004 #2

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    I have not tried one out, but if you are talking about the Newtonian model with the German equatorial mount, I would advise you to stay away. The tripod and mount seem far too light and small to provide adequate stability for an 8" scope. Have you considered a Dobsonian? There are some nice ones in that price range.
     
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