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RE: Oppinions On A Funny Refractor

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Posted by Robert May on October 13, 2000 16:29:55 UTC

With a refractor of such a short FRatio, it is better not to get near the resolution limits of the lens but rather go more to a low power system. 20 power is enough to see M57 and that would be a 29mm EP thus a 18mm - 25mm EP would be a lot better choice for you for this scope. Also, if you get too much power, extended objects like M101 tend to disappear in the EP and I have the best results with my 15x80 binocs for looking at the galaxy.

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