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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:54 pm 
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Man, what a deal. Though I'm not sure how well it would work as a telescope. Check this out:

http://www.surplusshed.com/pages/item/l13001.html

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2009 2:47 pm 
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Erik wrote:
Man, what a deal. Though I'm not sure how well it would work as a telescope. Check this out:

http://www.surplusshed.com/pages/item/l13001.html


That's insane! A 6" achro for $250, let alone at f/1.25. You've got to wonder about the off-axis performance especially for wide-field performance at low powers, but the TFOV would be so big it would still be a riot to pan around the Milky Way under dark skies. Take that 21mm Ethos and you've got 9x and a 10.8* True Field! :boggle: The 13 would be 15x and a 6.7* field, give or take since I don't have the field stop specs in front of me.

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Maybe a good start to an astrograph.

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