Just Curios, What’s Your Smallest Scope?

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    David Totney
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    Mine’s a 60mm ED doublet (Altair 60EDF). I never cease to be amazed at just how much I can see with this little telescope. I’ve seen shadow transits on Jupiter. I can see Titan (Saturn) and often Rhea. I can also see the Ring Nebula with a bit of averted vision.

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    Telescopes: One Newtonian, three Maksutov Cassegrains, seven refractors, and a large SCT.

    #612506
    Paul Leyland
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    I have a planetary image in the gallery taken with a 2.2mm f/1.8 refractor …

    https://britastro.org/observations/observation.php?id=20191209_191900_36b00eba365581f4

    Perhaps this is cheating, but it is still a refractor telescope by essentially all definitions.

    #612510
    David Totney
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    Yep, that is small. It’s certainly dwarfed by my ‘Titchy Sixty’. lol

    Telescopes: One Newtonian, three Maksutov Cassegrains, seven refractors, and a large SCT.

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