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#101 MartinPond

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Posted 06 October 2021 - 11:12 PM

I didn't notice them until ~2015, and they weren't as good as now.

I'm not sure how incorporation facts matter. 

Recent empirical details are important for me.  Real, recent experience facts.



#102 Skywatcher Simon

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Posted 12 October 2021 - 11:18 AM

Yesterday the moon could be seen in Hamburg. Although very low in the sky, I could look at him for a few minutes.

 

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With the Svbony 102 ED refractor and the Svbony Plossl eyepieces, you are well equipped to enjoy beautiful views of the moon.

 

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I took the pictures with my smartphone on the eyepiece. Unfortunately it was windy and I didn't have a steady hand.

 

With the 6mm it gets a bit challenging again because the glass element is small.

 

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That doesn't bother me with planets, but with the moon I found it a bit tiring.

 

My neighbor and his children were there yesterday and they most liked the view with the 25mm eyepiece.

 

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Yes, I have also observed distortions at the edge of the FOV with the moon. With the 25mm, 17mm and the 12mm.

My neighbor and his children didn't notice anything like that, of course. They were just amazed at the sight of the craters. smile.gif

 

I think the eyepieces are definitely suitable to give every beginner a good view of the moon and planets. I didn't have any premium eyepieces in my hand yet, but I had significantly worse eyepieces. grin.gif

 

I couldn't enjoy the view for a long time because clouds were already on the march.

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A friend of mine still has my old 60/700 refractor with the "simple" eyepieces. I will borrow the eyepieces from him and then compare them with the Plossl from Svbony. So it remains exciting! For me. lol.gif


Edited by Skywatcher Simon, 12 October 2021 - 11:39 AM.

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#103 Skywatcher Simon

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Posted 19 October 2021 - 10:57 AM

Hey guys,

 

I just got my old 60/700 refractor back and wanted to show you the "simple" eyepieces that I mentioned in my last post.

 

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The eyepieces are practically without a coating, at least it is hardly visible. They just feel very cheap. Made of plastic.

The part with the thread is made of metal but unfortunately not blackened.

 

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The weigh of the eyepieces is:

25mm 44g, 12.5mm 32g, 9mm 30g an the 4mm weighs 29g.

 

I went to the balcony and took a few quick pictures of the skyscrapers and a nearby chimney.

 

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I was not used to the small opening of only 60 mm. With the 9mm eyepiece the image was visibly darker and with the 4mm I could hardly see anything!

 

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As you can see in the pictures, the 9mm is most affected by distortion. It wasn't easy to focus the picture.

 

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And I don't even want to start with the view comfort. The eyecup is made of "hard" rubber, which cannot be folded down. At least you can tear off the eyecup completely. Then the entire field of view can be seen.

I will soon make a comparison with the Svbony Plössl on my 102 ED refractor. There was no time for today.

 

I can already say that the Svbony Plössl are of a completely different quality than these "simple" eyepieces. 100%!

 

Until next time!

 

 


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Posted 20 October 2021 - 04:31 AM

You have a very nice test range outside your window!

I can see maybe 3 types of aberration at once in the cheap EPs.

The atmospheric effects aren't as bad as here (North of Boston, MA)...more 'fine grained'.


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#105 Skywatcher Simon

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Posted Yesterday, 08:03 AM

I used the Svbony Plössl in the 60/700 refractor and was able to immediately notice an optical improvement in the image quality.

The image appears sharper and viewing is much more comfortable than with the original "simple" eyepieces. The comparison may not be 100% representative, as the sun shone very irregularly today and the tower was sometimes brightened and sometimes darkened.

 

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Posted Yesterday, 02:45 PM

I used the Svbony Plössl in the 60/700 refractor and was able to immediately notice an optical improvement in the image quality.

The image appears sharper and viewing is much more comfortable than with the original "simple" eyepieces. The comparison may not be 100% representative, as the sun shone very irregularly today and the tower was sometimes brightened and sometimes darkened.

 

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