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  1. Dear esteemed Stargazers, I would like to ask for some recommendations for an eyepiece I look for. First off, I have a 7" Mak with 2700 mm focal length. So I figure, a 12.5 (or 12.0) mm EP should be very nice to start viewing planets (my main interest) on good nights. This would result in 0.83 (0.8) mm exit pupil and 216x (225x) magnification. So far so good and I really would like to add some fixed focal length EPs to my collection as I only own 8-24 mm zoom. The conundrum starts with the choice of EP design and three choices I face shall I go old school style and buy a 12.5 mm orthoscopic EP (Takahashi or Masuyama)? or shall I buy a more modern design with more eye relief and go for a 12 mm Vixen SLV? or do I completely miss an eyepiece and should go for that? Thus I thought I tap into the collective wisdom of the community and ask for advice. Clear skies, Alex
  2. Afternoon all , Ebay asked my to write a review on the above lens ( they do that from time to time whatever you buy ) This is my first Orthoscopic lens , hence the short review . But I did try it very early this morning on Jupiter and compared it against my 5mm ED BST ( also a great little lens )
  3. Hello everyone, I'm looking for ortho from Kokusai Kohki (Fujiyama eyepiece) 6- or 5 mm. Eyepiece should be in a good condition. Payments: PayPal (USD or GBP) Shipping to: Poland Best regards, Dariusz J.
  4. Having tried to find partners for these to use in binoviewers, I have given up and bought some Vixen SLVs instead. Nice condition eyepieces, optically excellent, looking for £55 each ono including P&P via PayPal fees paid or bank transfer. Please assume no caps or boxes, although I think one has a box and I'm sure I can find at least one cap each! These are very sharp eye pieces, and very light too so ideal for binoviewing.... if you can find a matching one of course Meade Research Grade Ortho 10.5mm Meade Research Grade Ortho 7mm Stu
  5. I bought two of these, hoping to use them in a binoviewer but unfortunately they were not a matched pair (were not sold as such) and I could not get the image merged in the BV. So, I'm offering one for sale at £60 including P&P. I'm keeping the other because it's super sharp, very nice eyepiece. Comes with a box but no caps, some cosmetic marks but optically excellent.
  6. Looking for a 6mm eyepiece for planetary and double star stuff. Instinct and habitat would generally make me go for the orthoscopic; but there are good reports of the SLV, and its high eye relief might be welcome in a short focus eyepiece. John Huntley's review suggested that the Vixen 6mm compared very favourably to the BGO 6mm, and the general view is that the Fujiyama and BGO ortho ranges are similar in quality. But has anyone actually directly compared the Vixen and Fujiyama?
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