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Started by jadamslh, 09/25/2002 12:45PM
Posted 09/25/2002 12:45PM Opening Post
Hi, folks
I use the Orion [U.S.] BV, which they no longer offer, on my Meade 10" f 6.3 SCT. My eyepieces of choice are the Meade 26 mm Plossls.
The narrow lightpath doesn't seem to be a problem, as planets and the moon are quite bright with this combination.
When Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter I got some stunning views.
For Lunar viewing I put ND filters on the eyepieces, and the view is stunning.
For star parties this BV is problematical because a change in intraocular distance changes the focus.
I'm intrigued by the Denkmeiers, and hope someone local gets a pair I can look through.