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CN Report: Classic UO Orthos VS HD UO Orthos

Mar 22 2005 05:34 AM | CN_Admin in Eyepiece Reports

Are the HD's really an improvement over the classic UO orthos? Take a look

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Author name: Tom Trusock
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CN Report: Head to Head - TMB Supermonos and the 3-6 Nagler Zoom

Mar 22 2005 05:39 AM | CN_Admin in Eyepiece Reports

Which one(s) are the better planetary eyepieces? Tom Trusock finds out

attachments: Attached File  tmb2.pdf   110.71KB   5 downloads
Author name: Tom Trusock
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CN Report: UO 18mm VS UO 18mm HD

Mar 22 2005 05:42 AM | Daniel Mounsey in Eyepiece Reports

Planetary observer Daniel Mounsey performs an indepth comparision of these two eyepieces

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Author name: Daniel Mounsey
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CN Report: The 24 Panoptic

Mar 22 2005 05:46 AM | David Knisely in Eyepiece Reports

David Knisely takes a look at the newest Panoptic on the block, the 24mm Panoptic. The question - Is the 24 a better choice than the 22? Read on

attachments: Attached File  24panoptic.pdf   217.39KB   5 downloads
Author name: David Knisely
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CN Report: The Pentax 20mm XW

Mar 22 2005 05:48 AM | David Knisely in Eyepiece Reports

The Pentax XW line is the succesor to the very popular Pentax XL line. David Knisley reviews the 20mm Pentax XW with 20mm eye relief and 70-deg FOV

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Author name: David Knisely
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CN Report: Coronado Cemax Eyepieces

Mar 22 2005 05:51 AM | David Knisely in Eyepiece Reports

David Knisely takes the Coronado dedicated solar eyepieces through their paces

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Author name: David Knisely
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CN Report: 4 Zooms Compared

Mar 22 2005 05:55 AM | asaint in Eyepiece Reports

Allister St. Claire compares Leica, Nikon, Vixen, Orion Zooms across several nights

attachments: Attached File  zooms.pdf   183.17KB   5 downloads
Author name: Allister St. Claire
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CN Report: Wide Scan Type III Eyepieces - An Affordable 84 degrees

Mar 22 2005 05:57 AM | CN_Admin in Eyepiece Reports

Tom Trusock takes a look at these 82-degree FOV with a mid-level price point

attachments: Attached File  widescans.pdf   196.74KB   5 downloads
Author name: Tom Trusock
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CN Report: Planetary Eyepieces

Mar 22 2005 05:58 AM | Daniel Mounsey in Eyepiece Reports

Daniel Mounsey conducts an extensive showdown of eyepieces

attachments: Attached File  planetaryeyepieces.pdf   97.66KB   5 downloads
Author name: Daniel Mounsey
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CN Report: Nagler Mythos

Mar 22 2005 06:02 AM | CN_Admin in Eyepiece Reports

What exactly are the differences between the Naglers? Why is the 17mm type 4 preferred to the 16mm type 2? Or is it? What do you mean I don’t have a 9mm type 2? Tom Trusock examines the history of the Nagler line of eyepieces and clears up all these questions and more

attachments: Attached File  naglers.pdf   202.2KB   5 downloads
Author name: Tom Trusock
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CN Report: Apogee Super Easy View Eyepieces

Mar 22 2005 06:03 AM | David Knisely in Eyepiece Reports

You've seen them advertised as great planetary eyepieces with generous eye relief. David Knisely takes them for a spin and gives you the benefit of his decades of observing experience

attachments: Attached File  apogee.pdf   213.38KB   5 downloads
Author name: David Knisely
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CN Report: Antares SWA Eyepieces

Mar 22 2005 06:05 AM | CN_Admin in Eyepiece Reports

Once known as the Speers-Walers, Tom Trusock puts these redesigned 80+ deg FOV eyepieces through their paces

attachments: Attached File  speers.pdf   252.79KB   5 downloads
Author name: Tom Trusock
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University Optics 2" Konig Eyepieces

Apr 09 2005 01:35 AM | CN_Admin in Eyepiece Reports

40mm MK-70, 32mm MK-80 & 25mm MK-70. Widefield performance with a mid-level price.

attachments: Attached File  konig.pdf   151.79KB   5 downloads
Author name: Tom Trusock
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CN Report: Burgess SWA vs Meade QX Eyepieces

Apr 12 2005 02:22 AM | Mike Hosea in Eyepiece Reports

An indepth comparison between the Burgess SWA and Meade QX wide field eyepiece lines.

attachments: Attached File  BurgessSWA.pdf   267.98KB   5 downloads
Author name: Michael Hosea
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Meade 4.7mm UWA 5000 vs 5mm Tele Vue Nagler

May 11 2005 08:22 AM | Mike Hosea in Eyepiece Reports

Experienced eyepiece reviewer, Mike Hosea, puts the new Meade 4.7mm UWA 5000 series against the legendary Tele Vue 5mm type 6 Nagler

attachments: Attached File  meade47.pdf   269.61KB   5 downloads
Author name: Michael Hosea
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9mm Ultrawide Shootout

Jun 09 2005 10:16 AM | CN_Admin in Eyepiece Reports

Meade 8.8 UW 5000 vs Pentax 10mm XW vs 9mm Type 6 Nagler

attachments: Attached File  9mmshoot.pdf   322.09KB   5 downloads
Author name: Tom Trusock
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CN Report: Burgess / TMB Planetary Eyepieces - Updated again...

Nov 11 2005 03:06 PM | CN_Admin in Eyepiece Reports

Tom Trusock takes another look at the new Burgess / TMB eyepieces - with the new Burgess supplied retaining rings.

attachments: Attached File  Burgesstmb.pdf   367.85KB   5 downloads
Author name: Tom Trusock
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CN Report: $99 Meade and Celestron Eyepiece Set Comparo

Mar 22 2005 05:44 AM | Albert Bellg in Eyepiece Reports

Al Bellig examines the Meade and Celestron plossl sets

attachments: Attached File  eps.pdf   341.9KB   16 downloads
Author name: Albert Bellg
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CN Report: 10mm Pentax XW vs 10.5mm Pentax XL

Mar 22 2005 06:00 AM | Albert Bellg in Eyepiece Reports

How does the new Pentax XW compare with the previous XL version? Albert Belg tackles this comparison and gives you insights into the new Pentax Line

attachments: Attached File  pentax.pdf   121.73KB   16 downloads
Author name: Albert Bellg
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CN Report: The TMB Supermonos

Mar 22 2005 05:37 AM | Albert Bellg in Eyepiece Reports

Al Bellig takes a look at these planetary eyepieces from TMB and APM

attachments: Attached File  tmb.pdf   161.55KB   19 downloads
Author name: Albert Bellg
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CN Report: Antares W70 Series

Mar 22 2005 06:08 AM | CN_Admin in Eyepiece Reports

Inexpensive wide field nirvana? Tom Trusock examines the Antares W70 series

attachments: Attached File  w70.pdf   152.47KB   30 downloads
Author name: Tom Trusock
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CN Report: Antares 25mm W70 vs Orion 22mm Epic ED

Mar 22 2005 06:06 AM | stevecoe in Eyepiece Reports

Long time observer and author Steve Coe compares the Antares 25mm W70 and the Orion 22mm Epic ED across several telescopes

attachments: Attached File  antares25.pdf   300.39KB   32 downloads
Author name: Steve Coe
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William Optics Swan Widefields

Jun 13 2005 06:36 AM | David Knisely in Eyepiece Reports

David Knisely examines the entire line of WO Swan Widefields

attachments: Attached File  swan.pdf   153.86KB   33 downloads
Author name: David Knisely
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Baader Planetarium 36mm Hyperion-Aspheric Modular Eyepiece

Nov 04 2009 07:02 AM | David Knisely in Eyepiece Reports

Wider-field "budget" eyepieces seem to be all the rage these days. Some are not all that great in the performance department (especially in faster scopes), but once in a while, one comes by which sets itself apart

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Explore Scientific 100 degree Series 14mm Nitrogen-purged Waterproof Eyepiece

Aug 31 2009 07:16 AM | David Knisely in Eyepiece Reports

Not long ago, most amateurs were dubious of the claims about the maximum apparent field of view that an eyepiece might possibly give without giving up a lot of performance

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