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Barska Starwatcher 400x70mm Refractor Telescope Review

22 Mar 2019, 02:26 UTC
Barska Starwatcher 400x70mm Refractor Telescope Review
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The Barska Starwatcher 400x70mm telescope is so bad that it shouldn’t even exist, and it, in fact, makes even the worst scopes peddled by serious manufacturers like Celestron, Meade, and Orion look good. It makes me feel quite sad knowing that scopes like the Starwatcher 400×70 probably outsell even the “junk” or “toy” telescopes from the aforementioned manufacturers by an order of magnitude. Who knows how many children or adults open the Starwatcher 400×70 on their birthdays or holidays only to have their interest utterly crushed by such an abhorrent, unusable instrument?




























Overview Of Starwatcher 40070



Right away, the first thing that should raise red flags about the Starwatcher is the fact that it advertises its magnification as 300x. Not only is this completely impossible with a 70mm telescope, let alone a short achromatic refractor ...

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