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Maksutov Cassegrain Telescopes

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What is a Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope?

Maksutov Cassegrain Telescopes

The Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope is very similar to the Schmidt model, but the Maksutov uses mirrors and lenses to condense light and make the tube length less. Maksutov-Cassegrain telescopes tend to be heavier and a bit more costly than the Schmidt varieties, but they produce brighter visual results.

   

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