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#1 paulsky

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Posted 30 September 2020 - 09:25 AM

Hello,

 I´ve a new ED80/600, for visual observation which eyepieces are good for this model?

Thanks,

Paul



#2 Shorty Barlow

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Posted 30 September 2020 - 10:10 AM

It depends whether you want 2" or 1.25". 

 

These are what regularly go out with mine:

 

36mm Baader Aspheric ~ 4.8mm exit pupil

 

Baader BHZ ~ 3.2mm - 1.06mm exit pupils

 

15mm DeLite ~ 2mm exit pupil

 

7.5mm Takahashi LE ~ 1mm exit pupil

 

2x Barlow for the LE for a 0.5mm exit pupil

 

3mm DeLite ~ 200x

 

2.5mm TS Optics HR ~ 240x


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#3 paulsky

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Posted 30 September 2020 - 10:27 AM

Hello,

200X or 240X not too much for this telescope?
any good 2 "wide angle?
Thanks
Paul.



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Posted 30 September 2020 - 10:37 AM

Hello,

200X or 240X not too much for this telescope?
any good 2 "wide angle?
Thanks
Paul.

Depends what you're looking at. I had a sharp 200x and 240x on Mars this morning. I wouldn't expect that on Jupiter at the moment. It is certainly capable of 70 to 80x per inch in the right conditions with the right target.

 

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I sometimes use a 27mm Panoptic and a 19mm Luminos with it. Sometimes a 7mm Nagler.


Edited by Shorty Barlow, 30 September 2020 - 10:40 AM.

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Posted 30 September 2020 - 12:51 PM

I have one and mainly use low to medium power in it. The lowest I use for the moon and planets is 6.7mm. Really a good combo with my 8" SCT. Like the 4* FOV it gives for Milky Way sweeping.


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Posted 30 September 2020 - 01:16 PM

I certainly enjoy my 18.2m and 11mm DeLites in my 80ED. I use a Powermate with the 18.2 a lot of times and get nice planetary and lunar views at 82X. I have tried the 11mm with the Powermate and that's really pushing it at 136X for my light weight mount and the conditions I've been viewing in recently.

 

I will also say that I bit the bullet and purchased a 35 Panoptic a few weeks back and that gives an amazing view with this scope. It's nearly 4 degrees and it's awesome for panning around the Milky Way and Summer Triangle area!


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Posted 01 October 2020 - 06:33 AM

For my 80ED/600 ..... I like ES 24 mm 82 deg for 25 power and little over 3 degrees of view. Veal Nebula is nice and many open clusters. M45, M44 , M6, M7 and M8 are beautiful! Sharp and pinpoint stars all the way to edge! 


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#8 paulsky

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Posted 01 October 2020 - 08:49 AM

For high magnification, best the ep. zoom TV 3-6mm o maybe a good barlow or powermate + ep.long focal lenght ?

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