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Ok honestly first...this is not really a review at all, i know this is not what CIAO is really for but I need help. I have been looking around for a telescope and its getting a little confusing, it then struck me that i had not even thought to check CIAO ...

JasperUK 04.07.2001 · Read full review

Review of Meade LX10

Skywatcher 200 F/5 HEQ5

Advantages: High quality optics, a very sturdy mount, Built in precise drives & Heavy.
Disadvantages: No bubble leveller on mount, No manual & Heavy

Skywatcher Explorer 200 F/5 & HEQ5 Mount As this telescope comes in two parts (the scope - the mount) and each part is available separately, I've written two reviews, one for each. Firstly the Scope ***Specifications*** Main Mirror Size = 8" (20 ...

ant_emberson 11.05.2004 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Sky-Watcher Explorer 200 F/5

Great scope for the keen amateur

Advantages: Large aperture, reasonably portable, good optics, dual axis drive on motorised model
Disadvantages: Polar alignment scope difficult to use, heavy but necessary counter weights

The large aperture on this scope gives it good light gathering capacity enabling you to the see further fainter objects that smaller aperture scopes don't. It's well built and keeps its collimation if treated right. The optics are great giving sharp cle ...

orbiter 21.02.2006 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
Review of Sky-Watcher Explorer 200 F/5