The Meade ETX-125
Celestron NexStar 8
The company applies Meade ETX with its series as a pioneer in the small portable GoTo telescope. This is a ETX125 Maksutovsystem is characterized by its excellent picture. It's amazing what you can afford to, this compact device in combination with a webcam at the Planetenfotografi e. The high optical quality is low due to the obstruction of the secondary mirror and the focal ratio of f/15. Thanks to the high aperture ratio of the Maksutov is very collimation.
The default settings require no subsequent adjustment. While a Schmidt-Cassegrain must be adjusted according to a transport, the ETX-125 ready to use. The ETX can be operated in azimuth and paralaktisch. A wedge is a standard feature in the stable tubular steel tripod. Does not apply to the installation during the equatorial Fotografi e the field rotation, so that longer exposures.
The Gotosystem is very easy to use. Due to the leveling-North Technology (LNT), the user must know not even the north and may also set out of sight of the North Star the device.