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Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescopes

Maksutov-Cassegrains are very similar to Schmidt-Cassegrains, but rather they use convex meniscus lenses in replacement of corrector plates. The main advantage here compared to other similar models is that Maksutov-Cassegrains don't need periodic collimation as many other telescopic models do. In addition, because mirror obstruction is smaller, images appear with greater contrasts, but will have a narrower field of view due to the Maksutov-Cassegrain's slow focal ratio which tends to make this telescope design better for planetary and double star observing.

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  1. Celestron SkyProdigy 90 Maksutov-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope

    Celestron - SkyProdigy 90mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Computerized Telescope

    What astronomer wouldn't want a telescope that is "smart"! A telescope that has a brain to memorize the entire sky, wow, it can only be the SkyProdigy 90 from Celestron. Order today!

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    Model#: CEL-22091

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