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#1 entropyorganizer

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 03:10 PM

I found the right combination last night. I have been tinkering around with the proper EP for my new/used Mark V binoviewer. Trial and error is the order of the day(night). I put together a 2X powermate Barlow + 1.7 GPC (which is actually 1.4) and dropped in a pair of Pan24s. I estimate about 120X in my TEC140 f/7 when I do the numbers. I did need the extension tube to make it work. I added another counter balance weight to make it work even better. Spectacular views of Jupiter! The only problenm would be when observing high in the sky. I would need to just about crawl on the ground as the optic train is so long.

I was considering purchasing another Ethos 8 to go with the one I have, but no more!

#2 Mike B

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 04:35 PM

I would need to just about crawl on the ground as the optic train is so long.


We Newtonian folks would never stoop to such a level!
:smarty: :roflmao:

Glad you found the keys to make the system work! :grin: The prisms on the Mark V are probably THE best suited to the 24mm Pans.






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