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Quote: ...a reclaiming of 7 or 8mm of eye relief which makes a HUGE difference using telescopes,binoculars,and microscopes.
"I have been paddling in the shallows of a great ocean of knowledge." - Sir Isaac Newton * * 15" F4.55 Starsplitter Dob & a Denk II binoviewer * * http://peaceofsky.wordpress.com/ Pacheco State Park Fremont Peak
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Quote: So my new glasses ,made of high-index plastic are physically much smaller in area,no more than HALF the thickness,and half the weight of my previous ones.
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Quote:I once tried lightweight plastic lenses and quickly sent them back. They had horrible chromatic aberration even just a little off-axis.I am glad they are working for you. Maybe the plastics have been improved over the years.Chuck
- Mike ------------ If you make something idiot proof, someone will just make a better idiot. ------------ Mallincam VSS+ iOptron Minitower Celestron 9.25 Edge HD WO EZ Touch mount Skywatcher 150/750 Newt Equinox 80 refractor Equinox 120 refractor Stellarvue M1 mount Nagler Type 4 - 12,17 and 22 and 3-6 zoom Pentax XW 7,10,30 and 40 XL Delos 14 ---
Quote:This might be a good place to throw in an idea I had recently. Why not have a kind of EP cap with a glass top ground to your prescription. That lens would go on top of the EP. Just remove it from the EP in use to put on the next EP. No more glasses and it would be right up close to the EP.