Astro-Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED Quadruplet Astrograph Stellarvue 50mm Finder Celestron Advanced VX Mount Lumicon 2" Deep Sky Filter CAMERA??
Quote:Greetings.Looking for input from Mak-Cass owners on the best eyepieces to use to fully utilize the scope's potential. What eyepieces would complement the Orion or Meade Mak-Cass 180mm ,( 7inch ) OTA. I understand that these OTA's have long f/l as I'm interested in planetary viewing with the occasional deep sky. Thanks much.WiL
Quote:So, because a 41mm Panoptic (or similar) with a 46mm field stop has just about the largest possible field of view, if you modified the rear of the scope to accept 2" eyepieces, you could achieve a low power of 66X and a true field of 0.98 degrees.
Quote:the 24mm TeleVue Panoptic if your budget is much bigger.
Dobsonian 200/F6 | Maksutov 180/F15 | Binocular 12x50
Skywatcher BD 180mm f/15 Mak Intes M703 180mm f/10 Mak ED102 f/7 refractor Vixen LVW42, 22,13,8,5 and Vixen LV50
Quote:Regarding the comments about wide fields vignetting... I have found the 41 Panoptic to not work as well for that reason. I much prefer a TV 55 mm Plossl.
Quote:You can really push the magnification.
C10NGT, Z8, 150 Rumak, XLT 150, C6, C5, SW5 Newt, 4.5 Ball, C102GT, C90, ST80, A70LF; 15x70, 25x100; Burgess BV; Paracorr II; T6 2.5, XO 2.58/5.1, Ethos-SX 3.7, Delos 4.5, TV Plossl 7.4-26, BCO 10, Hutech HC 12.5, Sterling 12.5-25, ES100 14, CZJ H 16/25, CZJ O 16, M5k UWA 24, T5 31, Ultrascopic 35, Titan-II 40; Bino Pairs M5k UWA 6.7, Baader Zoom 8-24, M5k SWA 24, TV Plossl 26, RKE 28.7; Zooms NZ 2-4, NZ 3-6, Leica ASPH 8.9-17.8, Baader 8-24; Baader Zoom Barlow, VIP Barlow
Quote:For higher magnification, any of today's standards; Plossl, Ortho, Delos, etc. will work well, though a Mak doesn't take full advantage of what a Naglar or Ethos can deliver. Those are best with shorter focal ratio scopes.
My eyepieces are made from the waste product of exploding stars.
10XTi 102XLT ST80A(2" Focuser); President, Eypieces Anonymous, Denver Chapter (Hello, I'm an eyepiece junky, what's your excuse?)
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