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Any telescope people here?

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  1. BlackFrog

    BlackFrog Neighborhood Lush

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    So im trying to get a telescope for my dad for christmas. Only problem is, i have no idea what the numbers for the magnification mean. ive seen things like 675x60mm, 150x50mm, 40x90. .... . . . what the hell does all this mean? ive seen all sorts of prices and what not, im so confused.

    What Im looking for: I wanna spend somewhere in the 100-200 dollar range, and want it to be able to check out the moon and stars and whatnot with good clarity and zoom. Can anyone help me?

    -Chris
     
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    94RedSiGal Senior Member

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    I googled up the phrase "buying a telescope" and got this:

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    "We're sorry, web site results are temporarily unavailable."

    damn, i'll have to try again later.
     
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    thanks. i ended up getting him one tonight, hope its a good one.
     
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