- If money is tight, I'd suggest buying a cheap used eye piece on
www.astromart.com. Then, as you're able to afford a better quality
eyepiece, you can sell the used one for the same price you bought it
(minus shipping cost). With the 26mm you have, I'd look for
something in the 8-14mm range.
--- In Meade-Uncensored@yahoogroups.com, Jacqui <jacqui@t...> wrote:
> Hi All
> Thank you all for your advice earlier...I've now managed to see the
> rings of Saturn, four of Jupiter's moons around Jupiter
> D'uh!) and looked at the moon. I even found an astronomy club
> can only get to during school holidays! (The first one I found
> could only join if I was over 50 years old!!!!)
> Anyway, the club that I went to suggested that I should get some
> lenses. I've only got the one which came with the telescope (a
> ETX 125), a 26 mm lens.
> Can someone give me some advice as to what to get? I was told that
> Meade had a Christmas offer with lots of lenses for $99, but the
> bought the 'scope from state that there was no offer and they have
> offers...so it's a lot of money.
> Looking forward to advice.