George You know you're getting on when the equipment you farmed with is showing up as suburban lawn ornaments.
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Chris Small telescopes, some medium size, a smattering of eyepieces and filters. The human brain-a 3 pound, 30 watt, self-programming supercomputer that can be mass produced by unskilled labor. Member IDA
Meade LS8 ACF Meade 2" Diagonal Apetura 10" Tweakers Package Meade ETX-125, ETX-90 for Solar Celestron 80mm APO PST Meade SWA - 34mm,28mm,24mm,20mm Brandon 32mm, 16mm Vernonscope 40mm Erfle 2" ES 14mm,11mm,6.7mm 8.8 Nagler 13mm T6, Pan 19mm Meade 12.4 Pl,9.7mm, 15mm SP Meade 2x Shorty Barlow Powermate 2.5x WO Bino Viewer, 20mm 66* pair Denkmier 2 Super System Meade Nebula Filters Meade 9x60 Bino Vivitar S1 8x42 Bino Canon T2i, 18-55mm, 50mm 1.8, 55-250mm
Retired airline pilot.Enjoy building grinding and polishing mirrors and showing the wonders of the universe to others at star parties
Quote:a 40mm eyepiece gives about 30X. good down to about 40ft.
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AP 130EDF-GT & AP Mach1
C14-XLT & AP 900GTO
Quote:Quote:a 40mm eyepiece gives about 30X. good down to about 40ft. In 1.25", 40mm eyepieces don't show you any more true field of view than a 32mm eyepiece.They just show it to you smaller.