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Sibert Optics Eyepieces


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Well i did this Review quite sometime ago and for the most part agree with it to this day so here goes..

Sibert Optics eyepiece's

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These eyepiece's are homemade from the USA and offer you a great eyepiece for far less

than money than other eyepieces of this standard! I have the 35mm super-wide, 21 mm wide-field

and 10mm wide-field eyepiece's from the range.

The 35mm super-wide is of great build, materials used are mainly copper, The optics

are the best I have seen, nice colours, contrast and light gain. This eyepiece, as

with all the Sibert eyepiece's I have, are a joy to work with, giving a massive

field of view. This comes in handy when using eyepiece projection and of

course, star hopping etc!.

The 21mm wide-field eyepiece is of the same standard as the 35mm and 10mm, no

cheap plastic used on these beauties! Looking at the Ring Nebula with this

eyepiece will give you a buzz! Double up with a Barlow and there's no loss in

contrast or colour!

Now we come to the last eyepiece, the 10mm wide-field. Well I must admit I wasn’t

expecting much from this eyepiece, with it being wide-field but it proved me wrong

completely. It's up to the same standard as the other 2 eyepiece's here! Excellent

magnification and contrast, even with a 2.5x Barlow. The build is same again, luxury!

Summary:

If you want to find out more about these and more eyepiece's offered by

Siberts optics, then go to this link.

http://www.siebertoptics.bizland.com/

James :)

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Very interesting review James. These eyepieces are supposed to have a 'homemade' look to them but are inexpensive to buy. Your favourable review reminds me of a similar one I saw posted on Spacetalk a few years back.

Great to see great minds.................. :)

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Don't hear much from Ron nowadays, James. But he was very good at giving well balanced & impartial reviews of equipment. I have some of his early astrophotography posted on my website at http://www.mackenzie1963.freeserve.co.uk/ron1.htm There are some really stunning shots there.

Ron now has his own website at http://www.mts.net/~rcberard/

Perhaps I should ask him to join this forum. He may well be interested.

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