My binos: 6x30, 7x35, 10x70, 15x60, 20x80 My scopes: 12.5" Telekit, 8" SCT, 4"f5 TV, 3"f11 Vixen ARCO OBSERVATORY 7200'
Weltevreden Farm 13 kms west of Nieu-Bethesda , South Africa. Equipment is a Celestron C6, Intes MN61 & MK66, Santel 180 F/10, and Bosma Mak 200mm f/12.
Quote: did the eyepieces used during Scotty's time (roughly 50s to 80s) demand an unusual approach,like use of barlows to avoid dust and scattering?
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Quote: are you suggesting the Zeiss are lesser performers due to comfort?
10" F/4.7 Modified Skywatcher Reflector, 38mm Orion Q70, 17mm Modified Ultima LX, 10mm TeleVue Delos, 7mm Pentax XL.
Quote:...I don't squint, ever. My eye is very very relaxed.
I wear contacts (never for observing) do Im very used to touching my eyes. Maybe that has something to do with it.
Quote:"I have always recommended using a Barlow for boosting magnification.
Eye relief is better and dust on the oculars scatters less light than if an equivalent high power eyepiece is used alone".
C-11 SCT, XT10i Dob, C-6 SCT, ETX125PE Mak-Cass, TV102, & AT66
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Meade LS8 ACF F/10
Celestron C102GT F/9.8
Orion SkyView Pro Goto Mount
ES AR152 F/6.5
Celestron CGEM Mount
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