Refractors vs Reflectors: Which one is best?

In the programming world, it's spaces vs tabs. In amateur astronomy, the never-ending debate is: Refractors vs Reflectors. Which one is best? What can you see from each type of telescope? Why are refractors so expensive for their size? How c

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In the programming world, it's spaces vs tabs. In amateur astronomy, the never-ending debate is: Refractors vs Reflectors.

Which one is best? What can you see from each type of telescope?

Why are refractors so expensive for their size? How come reflectors can see so much more of the night sky than refractors?

If you have ever asked any of these questions, you need to check out this episode of Telescope Talk, the premier show for learning about telescopes, accessories and the wonderful and fulfilling hobby of amateur astronomy.

Each week, Adam Smith, John Suffill and Tony Darnell take you on a journey to help you find the perfect telescope for you and your burgeoning interest in the night sky.