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Hi all,

was just going through the garage to find something and had come across my dads old Celestron telescope  the ,model of the scope says it’s a 21066 wos a. The focal length is 900mm and aperture is 2.3”. Was wondering if any of you knows something about this telescope? I’m guessing it’s not that great. here’s a few pictures of it.

 

 

Olly.

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Depending on the optics, some of these old scopes were quite nice. At f15 it will be well corrected and may give nice sharp views of planets and the moon.

Can you post some pics of the actual scope and any labels or info on it, might make it easier to tell.

The mounts can be quite wobbly!

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10 minutes ago, Stu said:

Depending on the optics, some of these old scopes were quite nice. At f15 it will be well corrected and may give nice sharp views of planets and the moon.

Can you post some pics of the actual scope and any labels or info on it, might make it easier to tell.

The mounts can be quite wobbly!

Have just edited the op for the pictures. We have a box of eye pieces somewhere not sure how good they are.

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It's a Chinese made one unfortunately, most of the more highly prized ones are Japanese manufactured. Only thing to do is give it a go, try on moon and see how you go.

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Thanks, needs a good clean up before I use it. The mount does seem a bit wobbly. Will give it a go be a waste to throw it out,

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Let's see the front lens first, it may not need a clean and cleaning badly may damage it.

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10 hours ago, tuckstar said:

Show us the eyepieces as well please. If you can.

The eyepieces might be that good it will be worth buying a new scope!! LOL

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