||The view through this finder was every bit as good as through the
straight through finder. The image is bright and well defined and I rather
liked this finder. Its simple and works well and as a budget RACI it's probably
the best around.
However I had decided after
upgrading to GoTo I would prefer an illuminated reticule for ease of setting up
the mounts GoTo capabilities.
I have found perfect
star alignment is quite critical to Sky-Watchers Synscan/Skyalign system when
using three alignment stars and after a few tough experiences I prefer to set
the scopes alignment using the finder crosshairs as a
If only Sky-Watcher had an
illuminated version it would have been my choice. More than adequate optics in
a small simple package at a bargain price and with an easy to set up quick
release mount make this finder one of the best. If only it had an illuminator
it would have been a keeper.