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#1 drt3d

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Posted 28 July 2021 - 09:39 AM

Has anyone found a nice plastic case (tube) for the Baader Morpheus eyepieces?

I have a pair of APM astronomical binoculars and bought the entire line of Morpheus x 2. Right now I have them in two custom-made boxes inside a case. I would like to find plastic tubes to store them. Any ideas?

 

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Posted 28 July 2021 - 09:51 AM

This is the one that Agena Astro includes with he Morpheus eyepieces. https://agenaastro.c...r-65x120mm.html
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Posted 28 July 2021 - 10:15 AM

Thank you Doug!

 

George

 

This is the one that Agena Astro includes with he Morpheus eyepieces. https://agenaastro.c...r-65x120mm.html



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Posted 28 July 2021 - 05:12 PM

This is the one that Agena Astro includes with he Morpheus eyepieces. https://agenaastro.c...r-65x120mm.html

 

Just to add to what Doug wrote and for future reference for others:

 

If you look up an eyepiece on Agena's website, they usually list the proper size of container. (If Agena carries a particular eyepiece, of course.)  I've found it to be a handy reference. 

 

A couple of examples:

 

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ep-cases-Agena-2.jpg

 

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Posted 28 July 2021 - 05:55 PM

Nice tip, thank you Bob!

 

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Posted 28 July 2021 - 09:33 PM

Agena is the way to go for these. I personally use them very little. It takes a while to get them out of the tubes and into the focuser and I am also concerned with sealing in any moisture, or dew, after putting the eyepiece up after use. I would rather have a little air around the eyepiece, so it can dry, to prevent any fungus from starting on the lens. For me, they are items that seem practical, but really aren't.

I don't know. Maybe if the eyepiece is capped tightly enough, the fungus thing is moot.



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Posted 28 July 2021 - 09:56 PM

I am looking at these mainly for transportation, not for storage. I agree that capturing moisture is not a good thing. Maybe use one half only?

 

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