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    I'm somewhat new to birding and have a question about possible major defects on my spotting scope (see pictures). Kowa TSN-99a

    Hi nwoptics, The fact that you resolved more with your Kowa 99 than the Swarovski 115 means it is likely a replacement Kowa 99 may be worse optically. The slight flare on Venus is acceptable and maybe from a prism edge. Venus is not a point object and has considerable size in a 99mm scope...