Uncle Rod Uncle Rod's Astroblog: http://uncle-rods.blogspot.com/
Refractors Reflectors Two Cats A few eyepieces
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:this is the single most important quality for any planetary scope.
Norme 150mm MCT f/13, 31% CO Yellow Zone "People say I'm in denial. I disagree."
Happy owner of-- A Mag 1, 12.5 inch Porta Ball A Dual Axis Equatorial Platform A PST Double Stack
Clear skies, Erik
Visual astronomer, main instruments:
Matthias Wirth 16" f/5 Takahashi FS-102 NSV on EM-10 Celestron 1983 C5
Zeiss, TeleVue and Celestron eyepieces
Nikon 18x70 IF-WP Zeiss Victory FL 7x42 Zeiss Victory FL 10x32
Quote:Has anyone ever compared a Questar 7 to an excellent C8? I would think that while the C8 has a little more secondary obsstruction % (I think) that its increased aperture would make up for that on planetary viewing. Any actual experiences out there?