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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
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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
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Review of Sky-Watcher Explorer 200 F/5

Gone birding!!!

Advantages: Clarity, choice of lens, colour, brightness and price
Disadvantages: Avoid the zoom eye piece...

Nikon Fieldscope 82mm ED Angled body Introduction For the uninitiated a Fieldscope is a telescope used for nature spotting and particularly bird watching. Generally sold with zoom type eyepieces and used with a tripod for stability, these wi ...

mcc28 28.10.2007 · Read full review
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