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Testing Sky-Watcher USA's new refractor

A nice package, great performance, and a reasonable price combine to make this 4.7-inch telescope a winner.
Sky-Watcher USA's refractor 4.7-inch telescope

Since they first hit the U.S. market some 10 years ago, Sky-Watcher USA telescopes have become synonymous with great value. Whether you’re talking about refractors or reflectors, these high-quality instruments promise real bang for your observing buck.

Sky-Watcher USA offers three instruments in their line of ProED Doublet APO Refractors, with apertures of 3.2, 3.9, and 4.7 inches (80, 100, and 120 millimeters). “APO” stands for “apochromatic,” which means the main optic has a high degree of color correction built in.

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