6530Re: Megrez vs. ZenithStar Family
- Dec 30, 2005Well
What are we talking about ?
SD APO, ED APO, fluorite APO, fluorite doublet ...
CA F2, FPL53 or others ?
are red and blue waves focused at the same point ?
TMB use ED, TAk use fluorite, AP uses ED, Skywatcher use ED(FPL53
indeed), WO use DE, ED, fluorite, are some better than others ? why ?
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--- In William-Optics@yahoogroups.com, "Timm Bottoni"
> Oops - another typo
> Should be
> $399 ZenithStar 66 SD Doublet APO
> And nice job of explaining the optics choices Chris! I am fine
> the specs, but as to why one is better, I will leave that to yougood
> folks who are more experienced.
> --- In William-Optics@yahoogroups.com, "Timm Bottoni"
> <t.bottoni@c...> wrote:
> > Hi Daniel,
> > Looks like you were replying while I was - good evening here,
> > morning for you :)
> > Here is a simple listing...
> > I would suggest you decide first - do you want AP0 or not?
> > Second - how much do you have to spend?
> > Third - how much aperture do you want
> > Fourth - doublet, triplet, base your decision on feedback from
> > who have tried both (Like Tom Trusak)
> > APO scopes
> > Price Model
> > $3295 Fluoristar 110
> > $1998 ZenithStar 105 package
> > $1698 ZenithStar 105 OTA
> > $798(sale) ZenithStar 80 Fluorite Doublet (Anniv special price)
> > $399 ZenithStar 80 SD Doublet APO
> > $548 ZenithStar 66 ED Triplet APO 2-speed OTA
> > $498 ZenithStar 66 ED Triplet APO OTA
> > $1595 Megrez 80 Triplet Fluorite APO
> > $928 Megrez 80 Triplet ED APO
> > $848 Megrez 80 Doublet Fluorite
> > NOT APO scopes
> > $399(sale) ZenithStar 80 2-speed OTA plus new year gift
> > $499.95 ZenithStar 80 Package
> > $399.95 ZenithStar 80 Short OTA
> > $499 ZenithStar 80 Short Package (astro or terra)
> > $699(sale) ZenithStar 80 Short BinoViewer package
> > $498 ZenithStar 66 Petzval 2-speed astro package
> > $414 ZenithStar 66 Petzval 2-speed terra package
> > $348 ZenithStar 66 Petzval 2-speed OTA
> > I know this is a quick breakdown, but this is how my overly
> > analytical mind can assemble it shortly so that its reasonably
> > straight forward.
> > Hope it helps!
> > Timm
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