Orion xx14g Dob CPC 1100 w/Skywatcher 80ED piggybacked Coronado PST TMB 92L refractor AT Voyager mount Nexstar 6/8 mount Denk Big Easy binoviewers Oodles of eyepieces and other optical gadgets Past scopes Meade 8" reflector and 8" SCT
Mardi 4" achromat, ETX-70, 8"cat. Whitepeak Lunar Observatory Website
The difference between astronomy and astrology is that astronomy is big in frolics.
Quote: if you are trying to look at something specific and the field of view is big enough to show it, is changing to a wide-field eyepiece, of the same magnification, just going to reduce the contrast due to the physiology of the human eye?
"You're not afraid of the dark, are you?" - Riddick "The best scientists are humble. They seek to understand, not to ensure their legacy, but merely to understand." - Mori
Harper Bruce (A6Q6) Quantum 6 by OTI, Clave plossl 5,8,12,16,20 and 25mm.
Quote:Although I love the idea of a panoramic view of the moon's surface, if you are trying to look at something specific and the field of view is big enough to show it, is changing to a wide-field eyepiece, of the same magnification, just going to reduce the contrast due to the physiology of the human eye?
Remember to have your clouds spayed or neutered, contrails included.
Quote: I have a hard time understanding how all those lenses in wide fields can be as sharp or sharper then your UO's
Cactus Patch Observatory / 14" LX200
"The four points of the compass be logic, knowledge, wisdom, and the unknown. Some do bow in that final direction. Others advance upon it. To bow before the one is to lose sight of the three."
Many scopes and bits, but my Z12 is the workhorse.