“Due to its aperture the Infinity 76 is best used for observing the rugged lunar surface and the planets”
For those wanting to get started in astrophotography, Meade has included a smartphone holder that can be affixed with ease to the eyepiece holder surface are good through this telescope and, on the whole, are wonderfully crisp and clear. Craters stand out beautifully, with the terminator in particular causing their walls and details to stand out in both light and dark.
We are delighted to see that there is hardly any problems with glare during our observations through the optical system. We also advise using a Moon filter when the Moon is full to lessen the intensity of light coming through the telescope. Meanwhile, turning our observations to Mars were good through the Infinity 76 as it appeared as a featureless salmon-pink disc in our field of view.
With Ursa Major directly overhead, we were keen to split double stars Alcor and Mizar. Views of the Pleiades star cluster, also known as Messier 45, in the constellation of Taurus are pleasant, with the optics revealing the member stars as clear bluewhite points of sparkling light.
A robust telescope that’s ideal for the whole family, the Infinity 76 is ideal for those looking to get started in stargazing without breaking the bank - for more seasoned astronomers, the Infinity may be worth a look if you're looking for a minimum-fuss instrument for casual observing of the night sky. The Infinity 76 features an altazimuth mount with slow motion control
rod for tracking celestial objects as they move across the
The Infinity 60AZ features a beginnerfriendly mount that comes attached to the tripod for easy