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#1 MAURITS

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:18 AM

What do you prefer for white light solar viewing with a herschel wedge: a "zoom oculair" or a "fixed oculair"? :confused:

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#2 MAURITS

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 10:09 AM

I have also this moved to the eyepiece thread, for further explanation!

#3 Jesus Munoz

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 11:17 AM

The fixed focal lenght ocular will give you better definition, but Baader zoom eyepieces are excellent performers.

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:40 PM

Maurits

As for my own taste, if you can get the Televue 3-6mm zoom, this one perform so nicely on the sun. I prefer a zoom for solar observing because depending of the seeing you can go thought different magnification instantly. I do my sun's sketches with this zoom and its a must but very expensive. Its price is $410 CND + taxes !!! FOV is 50º and exit pupil is short what is not the best eyepiece for observers wearing glasses.

http://televue.com/e...Tab=EP_ENZ-0306


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#5 Doug D.

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 09:48 PM

three words to consider - Leica ASPH zoom

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 03:15 AM

I prefer zooms for general use. I had the Baader zoom, which was very good, but it has become jammed in the zoom motion. I have ordered a Meopta 18-9 mm zoom to try out as the Leica is a bit too much for me to consider.

#7 MAURITS

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 07:47 AM

Thanks all for the above answers!






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