TEC 140 mounted on MESU 200 Please note, the opinions expressed here regarding my TEC 140 are mine.  No one paid me any money, offered me any free equipment or offered me any discounts or services on anything astronomy or otherwise nor did they request I write this article.  I bought my telescope with my own money and I offer my thoughts, ideas and opinions to help others because I enjoy doing so, not for material or financial gain for myself.  If the scope sucks, rest assured I will say so. Introduction Mention the word “telescope” to the general public and they will almost certainly think of what we astronomers know as a refractor.  If you asked a child to draw a telescope, it’s a refractor they will draw for you.  Refractors are the oldest of telescopes and it was a refractor that Galileo pointed at the stars and Jupiter…