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Re: Unbelievable

Subject: Re: Unbelievable
From: "Doink"
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 17:28:00 -0700
Newsgroups: sci.astro.amateur
$150 refractor with a $1500 filter.

Doink


"Starlord" <starlord@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
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> and just where in R.China is it made? same factory that pours out all the 
> rest of them that are sold worldwide?
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> "Tom" <Tom@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
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>> "Ed T" <reply@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
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>>> "Tom" <Tom@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
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>>>> http://www.spaceweather.com/swpod2005/14jul05/favre1.jpg
>>>>
>>>> This was taken with a 'lowly" SW 80/400 achromat.  It rivals some of 
>>>> the best AP and TV shots I have seen.
>>>> The OTA sells for a measly 150 US!!
>>>>
>>>> http://www.islandeyepiece.com/telescopes/sw804.htm
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> Thats a great shot!  Chromatic abberation is a non-issue when the 
>>> "input" is such a narrow band of the visible spectrum.
>>>
>>
>>
>> well sure but you have to consider the optical quality overall and not 
>> just color correction.
>> It would seem that the achromat doublet is of good quality for a cheap 
>> price!!
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