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Refracting Telescopes
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Refractor or Refracting Telescopes
A refractor or refracting telescope is a dioptric telescope that uses a lens as its objective to form an image. Refractor telescope uses a lens to gather and focus light.
This type of telescope design was originally used in spy glasses and astronomical telescopes, but is also used in other device such as rifle scopes, binoculars and long or telephoto camera lenses.

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50mm Refractor
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The Cstar® 50mm x 450mm FL refractor telescope is light and easy to carry for night sky or land viewing. It offers you variable power with eye-pieces at different powers and includes an Erect Image lens to correct the normal upside-down and reversed telescope images for terrestrial viewing. It's to control with the direction handle and it's set-up with a metal table top tripod that can also accommodate many digital cameras.

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In the world of astronomy, different types of telescopes are used to view the stars and planets. If you aren't familiar with the more popular telescopes, it is the refracting and reflecting telescopes that represent the two basic names of telescopes utilised by today's beginner and professional astronomers. Considering the two types, the refracting telescope has centuries of use and has developed into one of the most reliable telescopes.

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The refracting telescope
Refracting telescope are the most common form of the telescope - a long tube where light passes directly from the front objective lens directly to the eyepiece at the opposite end of the tube.

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The Bresser Skylux 70/700 is now available at Lidl stores.
The 70 mm,  F10,  refractor is ideal for observations of the bright planets,  double stars, the Moon and solar projections.
The Bresser telescope is made in China, like most other scope brands, and built for Meade.

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* 70mm aperture
* 700mm focal length
* Kellner eyepieces included - 4mm, 12mm and 20mm
* Image erecter
* Diagonal mirror
* 2x Barlow lens
* Small finder
* Equatorial mount
* Slow motion controls
* Round steel tripod with accessory tray
* Price per item £58.70

-- Edited by Blobrana at 17:23, 2008-12-16

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Refractor Telescope Kit with Tripod

    * Professional telescope on durable, adjustable aluminium tripod
    * Magnification: 35x - 175x
    * Lens diameter (mm): 70
    * Focal length (mm): 700
    * 3 high-quality oculars with 20, 12 and 4mm focal lengths
    * Includes PC astronomy software, lunar map, star compass, 1.5x erecting lens and instruction manual
    * 5 year manufacturer's warranty
    * Price per item £58.70

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