Author Topic: Hubble Optics 12" Travel Scope  (Read 182 times)

Ryan Hernandez

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Re: Hubble Optics 12" Travel Scope
« Reply #15 on: January 30, 2018, 11:08:34 PM »
I've been on ladders many times to view through other people's scopes. I never liked the feeling of being up on a ladder in the dark. Never.  If a scope requires a ladder, I won't buy it. If I need to stand, I won't buy it. Those are two factors that will cool my aperture fever real quick.

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Re: Hubble Optics 12" Travel Scope
« Reply #16 on: February 02, 2018, 09:33:31 PM »
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If a scope requires a ladder, I won't buy it. If I need to stand, I won't buy it. Those are two factors that will cool my aperture fever real quick.
I am considering a 16" f/3 in my future for those very reasons. Also that my observing site can be very windy, so a short, compact, squat telescope, with good aperture and still have a wide field, where I can sit at the eyepiece no matter where in the sky it's pointed, ticks off a lot of boxes for me. Clear skies!
Thomas, Denmark

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Re: Hubble Optics 12" Travel Scope
« Reply #17 on: February 03, 2018, 01:59:49 AM »
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I've been on ladders many times to view through other people's scopes. I never liked the feeling of being up on a ladder in the dark. Never.  If a scope requires a ladder, I won't buy it. If I need to stand, I won't buy it. Those are two factors that will cool my aperture fever real quick.

Mike

instead of me needing a ladder, my little thumper is the one that needs a step ladder to sit while viewing

https://www.youtube....h?v=yeFtBBRjuLM

Jeff Ramirez

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Re: Hubble Optics 12" Travel Scope
« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2018, 03:02:16 AM »
That is a cool little scope!Clear skies!
Thomas, Denmark