Jump to content
  • Join the online East Midlands astronomy club today!

    Test

Just another thought!


Recommended Posts

Thinking of selling my ED80 with a Moonlight focuser and FF/Red and getting a 60 mm scope and reducer instead?

The reason being that the FOV between my 150PDS and the ED80 are quite close even the Canon 1000dm let

alone the Hypercam. I'd like to do some widefield as well as galaxies etc...

Last thread ended up discussing camera lens's!

Any comments would be welcome please??

Ron

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Replies 9
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

  • RonC

    5

  • Bottletopburly

    2

  • Bino-viewer

    2

  • Clive

    1

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

Is there any reason to keep the 150 ron an keep the Ed80 instead only reason being weight portability  then getting something around 350mm fl that would fit m31 and m45  , the Redcat would give a far

https://www.firstlightoptics.com/pro-series/sky-watcher-evostar-72ed-ds-pro-ota.html  Forgot link ron 👍

Do you already use a FF/reducer with your ED80? Altair do a x0.6 that would reduce the FL to 360mm at f4.5 which is less than half the FL of your 150PDS.

Bottletopburly

Is there any reason to keep the 150 ron an keep the Ed80 instead only reason being weight portability  then getting something around 350mm fl that would fit m31 and m45  , the Redcat would give a far wider view than a 350 fl I think my refractor is 346 fl but is a quadruplet so it doesn’t need a FF  ,  skywatcher do an evostar 72Ed  seems to get good reviews too with a 420fl Flo has 19 reviews and a fov  calculator to compare targets and camera combos  also a few accessories available ff , camera rotator too if my memory serves me well , 

Link to post
Share on other sites
Bino-viewer
50 minutes ago, RonC said:

Last thread ended up discussing camera lens's!

Any comments would be welcome please??

Ron

Well........you did mention thoughts of a Tamron 300mm zoom.....😉

 

The TS Optics 60mm always had a good following

Its an 275mm f/4.5 FPL 53 doublet with a 3 element corrector, supposedly good enough for a 44mm image circle ie full frame.

 

It looks a very versatile bit of kit, and is actually on offer presently.

But like everything in this game, it all depends on what you want to spend.

 

https://www.teleskop-express.de/shop/product_info.php/info/p11067_TS-Optics-61EDPH---5-Element-Flatfield-Apo-61-mm-Aperture-F-4-5.html

Link to post
Share on other sites

Do you already use a FF/reducer with your ED80? Altair do a x0.6 that would reduce the FL to 360mm at f4.5 which is less than half the FL of your 150PDS.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Sold the 0.8 FF/Reducer and hope to get a 0.6 in the near future as Clive suggested so I can keep both of my scopes!

 

Ron 

Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

AA 0.6 FF/reducer ordered, saving me changing my scope!!

The 0.8 reducer sold in 4 minutes on Astro B&S !!

 

Ron

Edited by RonC
added text
Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.