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#26 csrlice12

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 08:57 AM

"I am wondering what do most of you veterans use or have tried on fast achromatic refractor to view bright objects."

....break out a longer focal length refractor, APOs are just too $$$$$$$$ for me........ :lol:

Truthfully, with a fast acro, CA is something you're just gonna learn to live with.

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 09:53 AM

I had a short session last night, viewing Jupiter, moon, m42, and Pleiades in a partly cloudy night. I do not think CA is bad at all, I pushed my magnification to about 250 on Jupiter and I could see the details on Jupiter. The fringing didn't bother me at all. As soon as I receive #56 green filter, I will see if there are improvements on seeing more details. Orion nebula and Pleiades didn't look that great, because of the cloud(I hope that's why it didn't appear as great as AR127). So far I loved it, even when it was only 20 mins.

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 10:37 AM

Just keep looking....that's what its about.....glad you had clear skies. Love the Omni line.






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