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Eyepieces (3mm - 13mm)

TeleVue Nagler 9mm Type 1, The Eterozigote Twins

Dec 29 2009 11:51 AM | Guest in Eyepieces (3mm - 13mm)

I'm going to tell you a story between the serious and the facetious for the monocular amateur astronomer

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Baader Planetarium Hyperion 13mm Eyepiece

Dec 28 2009 08:51 AM | stargazertony in Eyepieces (3mm - 13mm)

I received the Baader 13mm Hyperion in 2007 and was amazed by the sheer size of it. The cost of the eyepiece was

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Baader Planaterium Hyperion 13mm Eyepiece

Dec 23 2009 08:24 AM | Charlie Conger in Eyepieces (3mm - 13mm)

I am relatively new to astronomy but wanted to add some capability to my Orion XT8 scope. The Orion comes with two moderate

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TMB Supermonocentric: 6mm 1st Run vs. 6mm 2nd/3rd Run

Dec 22 2009 10:03 AM | BillP in Eyepieces (3mm - 13mm)

As many are aware, the TMB Supermonocentric eyepieces had multiple runs by the factory. The 1st run eyepieces were not parafocal, while the subsequent runs were parafocal; and blackening and baffling were also improved in

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Zhumell Z Series Planetary Eyepiece

Dec 21 2009 11:04 AM | Guest in Eyepieces (3mm - 13mm)

I purchased a 9 MM Eyepiece for my nephew as an upgrade to the existing eyepieces that came with a reflector scope I bought him last year. Here are the top reasons for my selection

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TeleVue Ethos 13mm Eyepiece

Dec 21 2009 10:57 AM | ejon123 in Eyepieces (3mm - 13mm)

How do you tell the difference between any 13mm eyepiece and a Televue Ethos 13mm eyepiece? View the sky

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Meade UWA and Explore Scientific 6.7mm 82 Degree Wide Field Eyepieces

Dec 17 2009 12:48 PM | BillP in Eyepieces (3mm - 13mm)

In late 2008, Explore Scientific also entered the ultra wide race with the Explore Scientific 82 Degree Series which then became available in the Spring of 2009. Hallmarks of this line include

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Celestron 10mm Axiom LX Eyepiece

Dec 17 2009 10:50 AM | John Noble in Eyepieces (3mm - 13mm)

Just to set things straight, the 10mm Axiom isn't made of Neutronium though it does feel like a solid billet of aluminum. There is some heft, but not the sort that causes a Dobsonian to emulate a medieval trebuchet if

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10mm Eyepiece Shootout

Dec 09 2009 06:35 AM | Guest in Eyepieces (3mm - 13mm)

Since I got the Radian yesterday it went in first. And the moon looked spectacular. The moon was framed entirely within the FOV. Craters were easy to look at and since I moved the moon to the

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The Pentax 5mm XO: A Planetary Weapon of Choice

Nov 06 2009 06:23 AM | BillP in Eyepieces (3mm - 13mm)

The Pentax 2.5mm and 5mm XO series of eyepieces ("O" for visual Observation) were released by Pentax for the 2003 Mars opposition event. Based on my research of public online archives and marketing releases, Pentax¡¦s optical design goals for the XO series were

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