Re: Update on shipping dates / availablility
- --- In LX200GPS@y..., "Clay Sherrod" <sherrodc@i...> wrote:
> Charles - I assume you are getting the LX 200 12" (or already haveone!). My favorite medium-high power for the larger scopes is
Meade's 8.8mm UWA. I have tried them all, some costing 3x as much,
and I would not be without this eyepiece; I frequently use it even
for deep sky with the 12" as well as with the 24" Cass at the
mountain; for very small galaxies and globulars it is sensational,
not to mention the images of very close double stars.
>focal range and the field is wider, flatter, and the images are by
> I have compared this eyepiece side-by-side to all the rest in that
far the crispest and brightest to the edge of this wide field. It
literally is like looking through a porthole into space....there is
no other way to describe it. If you have a chance, try one. You'll
>I am getting the 12" GPS, so I will try to get hold of one of these
> Dr. Clay
Meade 8.8 UWA as soon as possible.
Thanks for the recommendation !