Re: Megrez 80 vs AT1010
- Hi Gerry, thanks for the reply. Oddly, I cant seem to get your
double cluster to open full resolution, just the 20k preview image.
--- In William-Optics@yahoogroups.com, "kg7td" <kg7td@c...> wrote:
> Hi Ed-
> I got my Megrez80 to use as a guide scope but soon found it to be
> respectful imaging tool as well. I have a image of the Double
Cluster in the
> photos section under kg7tdM80.
> The fit and finish are superb.
> Gerry Pennington
> Spring Creek,Nevada
- Hello Bob, I appreciate your input. Ed.
--- In William-Optics@yahoogroups.com, "Robert Schmall"
> I have the Megrez 80, which has been controversial because the
> hyped the SD aspect and called it a "semi-apochromat," which is anoptical
> nonentity. It is a well-corrected achromat that shows some color onbright
> objects, although not nearly as much as my old 4" F15. Mechanicallyit is
> superb and the fit and finish are the same. You will need a 3"extension for
> straight-through viewing. William Optics seems to have had someproblems
> with their diagonals, and although mine is quite good I prefer touse a
> TeleVue.power, and
> I use mine a lot with a 40mm eyepiece that gives 12 power! Great for
> wide-field views of the Milky Way. I have not pushed it past 150
> probably wouldn't.
> Bob Schmall