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ken spencer

Mak 127 VS 10 Inch Dob on Mars tonight

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Mars was bright and the moon was behind some trees so decided to get my Dob out and have a quick look at Mars using 23mm, 8mm and 7mm lens. Having waited a good 30 mins for the scope to cool down I still have to say I was disappointed. There appeared to be a flare effect around the Planet and the detail was poor. However I was determined to get a good look at Mars. Out came my Skywatcher 127 Mak with my binoviewers!! All I can say is WOW. Clear, Crisp image, lots of detail against an obvious pink background.  The Mak was the clear winner tonight for planetary observation. 

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Ive never heard a bad review of these 127mak scopes and im really thinking of getting one as a grab and go scope to take on camoing hols.

nice report, cheers

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They are good value for the money as well. Very light and easily movable. They do take a while to cool down. 

All the best

Ken.

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It's been intermittent, in the Dob vs fract , I've found the fract gives the most pleasing views around midnight.

Nick

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