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I am relatively new to astonormy. I have a celestron Astro master 130eq with a focal length of 650mm. I have been able to enjoying viewing some of the planets and star clusters so far. I was considering purchasing one of the celestron x-cel LX eye pieces for getting an enhanced view of the planets such as Jupiter and Saturn Has anyone used these eyepieces and if so what would you recommend? Any help would be much appreciated.
Looking to sell (which I may regret eventually) my Meade 5000 40mm 2" 68 degreee wide fov EP. In very good condition, with original box and end caps. Excellent EP for nice widefield views. Works extremely well in all my scopes that can hold it. Would prefer collection, or willing to meet up within an hour or so of Hull if buyer willing to contribute to part of the fuel costs, or via post if only option (approx £11+ at minimum UK postage)
Looking for £80 (+p&p if required).
Thanks for looking,
EP is now Sold.
Due to further scaling down of my EP collection, I am now selling also my Televue 20mm plossl EP. In excellent condition with both end caps and original box. Looking for £60 (+£3.95 second class signed for postage), or can collect from Hull if nearby.
Thanks for looking,
I've decided to sell my beloved Skywatcher Skyliner-250PX FlexTube GO-TO Parabolic Dobsonian Telescope. It's in impeccable condition, and is absolutely superb. I still have all the boxes, instructions etc. Plus it comes with an Astrozap Light Shroud and accessories! All of which are in excellent A1 condition.
As some of you know already about the Skywatcher Skyliner-250PX FlexTube 254mm (10") f/1200 SynScan GO-TO Parabolic Dobsonian Telescope. Combining the power of a large optical tube, the extreme portability of the patented collapsible FlexTube design and Go-To technology, the new Skyliner FlexTube Synscan Dobsonians bring over 42,900 celestial objects right in front of your eyes, and automatically track them as they move across the night sky - its as easy as a walk in the park! The patented dual-encoder design allows you to manually move the telescope anytime and to anywhere you wish - with no need for realignment. Slewing to an object on the opposite side of the night sky no longer feels like watching a kettle boil. Simply push the button!
I'm selling as we require the space (excuse the pun) for a little one!
Sky-watcher Skyliner-250PX Features:
Magnifications (with Eyepieces supplied): x48 & x120
Highest Practical Power (Potential): x500
Diameter of Primary Mirror: 254mm
Telescope Focal Length: 1200mm (f/4.7)
Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): SP10mm & 25mm
Dual-Fit 1.25"/2" Crayford Focuser
Parabolic Primary Mirror
0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports
Direct SLR Camera Connection
3-Point tube locking system, fully retractable
Alt-Azimuth Mount with Accessory Tray and Built-in Heavy-Duty Servo Motors
42,900+ Object Database containing full Messier, NGC and IC catalogues
Power Requirement: 12v DC Power Supply (Tip Positive). Sky-Watcher 17Ah Power Tank Recommended
56% more Light Gathering than 200mm
Cash On Collection. The scope plus light shroud and accessories is easily worth over £1k. I am seeking £800 ONO.
I'm in Surrey. If you're interested just drop me a line! via PM please.