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Vixen LV5 and LV6 for sale - BOTH SOLD


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I have a Vixen LV5 and LV6 eyepiece for sale. NOW BOTH SOLD

They are both in excellent condition and both eyepieces have their original caps (see pics).

They are priced at £40 each, and this includes 2nd class Royal Mail signed for postage.

Payment is by PayPal (no fees to me) or Bank Transfer.

I am only selling them as I have decided to spend more time using my orthos.

Tony

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Hi Tony

i have a vixen 102 fluorite. Would the 5mm LV give good views of Jupiter I've heard that they are a good eyepiece with a narrow field of view. How does this eyepiece hold up against modern 5mm wide field eyepieces. Cheers

best regards

john.

 

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John,

This is a sharp to the edge eyepiece that uses the same Lanthanum glass used by Pentax and the later Vixen SLV eyepieces.

The real difference between this and a modern day wide field is the difference in the field of view.

If you want a narrow and concentrated FOV then these are excellent. If you want a wider FOV i.e. 58-70 degrees, then this is not the right option.

These are very comfortable and have a generous 20mm of eye relief which makes eye placement very simple.

Tony

 

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38 minutes ago, Star Struck said:

John,

This is a sharp to the edge eyepiece that uses the same Lanthanum glass used by Pentax and the later Vixen SLV eyepieces.

The real difference between this and a modern day wide field is the difference in the field of view.

If you want a narrow and concentrated FOV then these are excellent. If you want a wider FOV i.e. 58-70 degrees, then this is not the right option.

These are very comfortable and have a generous 20mm of eye relief which makes eye placement very simple.

Tony

 

 

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