Series 5000 5 Element Plossl - 40mm
Posted 30 October 2012 - 06:21 PM
Is this correct?
It does not do this on the one that I have, is there something wrong with the EP?
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Posted 31 October 2012 - 06:57 AM
Disregard, I was being stupide. I was holding the metal part and trying to twist the rubber cap at the same time, no wonder it would not come up away from the lens. It works great.
Posted 01 November 2012 - 07:28 AM
Posted 17 January 2013 - 06:59 PM
Posted 18 January 2013 - 04:01 PM
I would like to get the HD-60 eyepieces, just being curious about them, but my five element ones are doing so well that I really cannot justify getting anything else.
I have had good luck using the 5 element plossles with my LS8 and any number of refractors and reflectors in the f/8 to f/10 range.
The one scope that I had trouble using these is an f/3.8 114mm diameter reflector, which simply put the image too far out to the sides and I ran into a lot of bloating. The problem probably had more to do with the scope than the eyepieces. With that radical of a scope, I stick with narrower field eyepieces and do just fine.
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