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#1 MrRoberts

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Posted 08 November 2019 - 10:11 PM

As you can see on my signature I already have a few TV ep's, and thought this would be a good addition due to recent purchase of Esprit 80 & 120mm OTA's. Although I really like my 8,13 and 17 ethos I decide to go with the 6 Delos as apposed to the 6 ethos. I really liked the 4.5 delos I recently aaquired for higher mag and thought the 6 would fit better in this spot.


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#2 Joe Eiers

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Posted 08 November 2019 - 11:29 PM

Love my Delos set!  Best eyepieces I have.  The eye relief is just perfect with those HUGE lenses to peer through.   If you're looking at planets the 6 will really help.  For deep sky you have enough range unless you like planetary nebulae.  I really liked my 8mm best with the C8.

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Posted 09 November 2019 - 01:36 AM

I've owned a Delos 6mm for several years. Under good conditions with a dark sky I feel like I can almost count the stars in M13 (Hercules Cluster) with my 12.5 Dob. Great eyepiece, you'll love it



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Posted 09 November 2019 - 04:31 AM

Congrats on the new eyepiece. Delos must be a great eyepieces.

 

Did the clouds roll in yet? lol.gif

 

My new Morpheus came in yesterday, whole day clear Sunny weather...what do you think  what happened at nightfall? Indeed , clouds and eventually rain.

That curse really exist you know..smirk.gif


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Posted 09 November 2019 - 08:09 AM

Perhaps its also astro gear consumers who are responsible for climate change


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#6 F.Meiresonne

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Posted 09 November 2019 - 08:11 AM

Perhaps its also astro gear consumers who are responsible for climate change

Then definately our purchases have increased alot over time....grin.gif


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Posted 09 November 2019 - 10:29 PM

Congratulations!

 

The 6mm was my first introduction to the Delos line. My first view of the Moon with the 6mm, through my TAK FSQ106ED, was CRYSTAL clear. It reminded of the very first time I ever looked through a telescope.

 

Just be very careful, one Delos is usually followed by another, then another, etc., etc., etc.

 

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#8 Tyson M

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Posted 09 November 2019 - 11:22 PM

Superb eyepiece.  I may pick up one again some day. 



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Posted 09 November 2019 - 11:47 PM

The Delos line is superb. Have the 6mm and use is a lot on various DSO's.


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Posted 10 November 2019 - 08:15 AM

The Delos line is superb. Have the 6mm and use is a lot on various DSO's.

 

My thoughts exactly.  I have the Delos from 12mm down to 4.5mm and all are wonderful performers.

 

Congrats on your new acquisition!

 

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Posted 10 November 2019 - 10:38 AM

cant go wrong with the delos

great choice



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Posted 10 November 2019 - 03:02 PM

The 6mm is my favorite of the Delos line, followed closely by the 4.5mm. The 6mm is where I start on planets in my 130 f/7 Apo. I can tell right away if the conditions are well enough to push it to 4.5. If not, then I bump down to the 7 XW or 8 Delos. They do great on Jupiter & Saturn's cloud bands and revealing the subtle details within them. 


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Posted 11 November 2019 - 09:50 AM

   I just ordered a pizza..........it's the best. Everyone should buy X brand of pizza.   


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Posted 11 November 2019 - 11:33 AM

The 6 Delos is an excellent eyepiece; I use it often on my 12.5 inch, F5 Dob.



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Posted 11 November 2019 - 05:38 PM

   I just ordered a pizza..........it's the best. Everyone should buy X brand of pizza.   

Interesting. Do you put the pizza before the diagonal or after? 


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Posted 11 November 2019 - 05:42 PM

Neither, you point the mirror towards the ground...if a refractor is involved, mini pizzas will do.




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