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Quote:I can see myself being somewhat lazy and liking a zoom lens (Hyperion?) tremendously.
Blog: Astronomy & Living by Hernando
Quote:You only need 3-4 eyepieces. You could get a Panoptic plus a couple good Televue plossls and a good barlow. That would be a cheap solution. But why not throw in some Naglers if you have $1K?My proposed list (buy used):Pan 24 mmN16T5N9T6BarlowJimC
Quote:Thanks guys. Hernando, nice blog!
We mostly come out at night... mostly.
GSO Z8 Degree Circle & Digital Level
Celestron 4"(102mm) SLT 660mm f/6.47
2" 30mm GSO WideView
9mm GSO Plossl
ES 82's : 4.7mm, 8.8mm, 11mm, 18mm
BGO's 5mm, 6mm, 9mm
2" 2X ED Astronomics Barlow & GSO 1.25" 2x Shorty
8-24 Baader Zoom III
Baader M&SG, Semi-Apo
Quote:..... can't help wondering if I can "get away" with something like the Celestron EP set (or Meade or another) that gives you 5 or 6 Plossls plus a Barlow (two words I didn't know two weeks ago) to fill out that part of the spectrum (10-25mm, say).
Quote:I might be inclined to try the astro tech paradigms25, 18 and 12