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#101 a__l

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Posted 02 June 2020 - 03:55 AM

Zero. And why? How about, how many Olympus eyepieces do you have?

Olympus made a breakthrough in astronomical observations?

Microscopes are not discussed here.


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#102 JuergenB

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Posted 02 June 2020 - 05:32 AM

I have three: 2 x 7 mm Delites and a 5 mm Delite. I am contemplating about exchanging my Morpheus collection with Delites bigblush.gif

Interesting. So you are not so much impressed by the 76° fields?

 

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#103 Nissaire

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Posted 02 June 2020 - 07:14 AM

55mm Plössl

41mm Panoptic

31mm Nagler T5

24mm Panoptic

22mm Nagler T4

Used to have 12mm and 17mm T4. Replaced with Nikon NAV-HW 12.5mm and 17mm

Tried Delite 9mm, but preferred the Morpheus 9mm

2x Barlow and 2.5x Powermate

 

Exclusively considering the TV models:

Most used: 31mm Nagler (but the Nikon 17mm is used more, really)

Least used: 55mm Plössl

Current favorite: 31mm Nagler (but the Nikon 17mm would be my favorite, all brands considered)

Time-honored favorite: 22mm Nagler Type 4 (there's just something special about this eyepiece. It seems to find its way naturally to my focuser.)

 

Scopes: CPC 1100, 127mm Mak, 80mm ED refractor


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#104 havasman

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Posted 02 June 2020 - 07:29 AM

I hope I never said that.

For the record here, you certainly did not.


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#105 wky46

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Posted 02 June 2020 - 07:39 AM

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#106 mjsangster

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Posted 02 June 2020 - 10:51 AM

I have the following:

 

32mm Plossl

35 Panoptic

27 Panoptic

24 Panoptic

18.2 DeLite

15 DeLite

11 DeLite

16 Nagler T2

12 Nagler T2

9 Nagler T1

7 Nagler T1

 


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#107 The Luckster

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Posted 02 June 2020 - 11:20 AM

One: 

 

18.2 DeLite

 

Optically, it is an incredible performer and now has me re-thinking my current ocular lineup...

 

CSS

 

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#108 seasparky89

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Posted 02 June 2020 - 11:57 AM

4, 5, 10, and 14mm Radians (bought used - like new), 35mm Panoptic (bought used - like new), 13mm Nagler type 6 (bought new) and 3-6mm Nagler Zoom (bought new).  I use all of them at times, depending on the scope and viewing objects chosen.  My experiences going the used route have been excellent for the past 10 years.

 

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#109 Pat Rochford

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Posted 02 June 2020 - 03:11 PM

In one case - 31N,  20NT5, 10E, 6E, 4.5D & 3.5D.  In another case - 27P, 24P, 16NT5, 13NT6, 2x (1.25" & 2"), 2.5x & 3x Barlows.  All the bases covered for 14" & 8" (1984 model & strictly 1.25") SCT's, 4" & 5" F/7 refractors and a homemade 8" Dob.

 

Most used is the 10E.  Least used is the 3.5D.  Current favorite is the 10E.   All time favorite is the 27P.  


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#110 buddy ny

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Posted 02 June 2020 - 06:42 PM

40 plossl
31 Nagler
32 Plossl
27 Pan
22 Nagler
17 Nagler
12 Delos
11 Delite
More than I thought. I use most,haven't gotten around to selling the others, the Naglers & the pan, I've bought & sold 2- 3 times

#111 faackanders2

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Posted 02 June 2020 - 10:40 PM

How many Tele Vue EPs do I have:  25   (If I counted counted correctly)

 

Most used:  25mm Plossl   (for navigation purposes)

Least used: 11mm Plossl   (I have a 11mm Nagler)

Current Favourite:    7mm Delite

Time honoured favourite: 19mm Widefield 

How many Tele Vue EPs do I have:  5  (Best Quality but expensive)

 

Most used Paracor II with my dob (almost all eyepieces, except when I want wider view or just saving time)

Most used/favorite  1.25" :  24mm 68 AFOV Panoptic Pair for binoviewers (widest view in 1.25")

Most used/favorite 1.25"/2" :  10mm 100 AFOV

1.25"/2" 4.7mm 110 AFOV

Least used:1.25"/2"  3.7m 110 AFOV Ethos (Globular Cluster Killer - splits all the glob stars and filles the view)


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Posted 03 June 2020 - 03:32 PM

A lot, but many of them are pairs of Ploessls.

11, 15, 20, 25 Ploessl pairs

8mm Ploessl

14 Delos, 27 Pan. in my main EP case

11T6, 24 Pan. in my airline portable EP set.

 

Most used:  14 Delos

Least used: 8mm Ploessl (I have ZAO2s)

Current Favourite: 14 Delos

Time honoured favourite: 15 Ploessl x2


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#113 Sketcher

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 06:46 PM

I have four.  Two have pretty much become obsolete, unnecessary, and fall into niches that are better served by other eyepieces in my collection.  It's very rare for those two to get used now.  The other two also don't go out with me on any regular basis; but they do occupy niches where they are "king of the hill" within my collection  So, when my plans call for one, it goes out with me and gets used.

 

I also have one TV Barlow, but I prefer the use of other Barlows from my collection.

 

Mostly, less expensive eyepiece brands get used by me, with my telescopes, under my skies.  Price differences between TV and other brands tend to be greater than performance differences.  Besides, a little better sky and/or a little better telescope are far more important than use of more expensive, or little better eyepieces.



#114 Dave Mitsky

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 07:37 PM

I currently own 16 Tele Vue eyepieces and one PowerMate.  I've sold 12 of the ones that I once owned.



#115 telesonic

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 09:40 PM

One.... just one. A 9mm Ortho in .965 illuminated reticle - yep. An oddball, perhaps manufactured by Carton back in the 'ole days? It's a sharp little guy though. wink.gif

 

TV guiding ep
TV 2

 

 

Well, I did order a 19mm Panoptic that should be arriving soon - so I guess 1.5 technically. Depending on how you look at it. lol.gif

 

Cheers,


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#116 Raiders

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 09:54 PM

TV
6E, E8, E13,E 21, N31, 41 pan
this beauty arrived today courtesy of Mike from Astronomic's
waited 3 months for the 21 as Tv had been closed

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#117 Shorty Barlow

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Posted 05 June 2020 - 06:28 PM

I have two more than yesterday.

 

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 11:00 AM

9 (see my sig below) plus a 2X Powermate. I consider the 55P to be a specialty EP that I primarily use with filters. Otherwise it's my least favorite. The narrow FOV is a turn-off. The 24 Pan is probably the least used and I don't really know why. I really like the views through it. I don't really have a favorite - it just depends on what scope I'm using and what I'm looking at.



#119 hoof

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 12:48 PM

I own:

  • 21mm Ethos
  • 13mm Ethos
  • 8mm Ethos
  • 3-6mm Nagler
  • 40mm Plossl

The zoom is used the most by far, though the 21mm gets a fair bit of use with open clusters in my 15" dob.  The 40mm is exclusively for night vision use, as it fits the TNVC adapter, and it usually lives in my 80mm F/3.75 finder (attached to the big dob).



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Posted 06 June 2020 - 01:06 PM

Let's just say, not all of them....just to keep the peace.


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#121 precaud

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 10:34 PM

One. A 4.8mm Nagler

 

EDIT: Two if you include a Paracorr...


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#122 Ken Sturrock

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 04:18 AM

Eight - (Nagler T6: 3.5, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13) (Pan: 24, 19)


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#123 George Methvin

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 07:06 AM

None.



#124 Mike W

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 12:41 PM

All of them!



#125 Tamiji Homma

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 06:33 PM

None.

 

 

All of them!

 

I have some :)

 

Let's see... 55, I think.

 

Tammy


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