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Posted by Andy Kidd on August 20, 2002 17:25:36 UTC

the pleiades covers about 2 degrees in the sky and with the focal length of your OTA even w/ an EP that's got an AP of 65 degrees it would need a focal length in the neighborhood of 78mm to give you that kind of TFOV w/ your scope.

With either of the TV or Meade EPs you'd still only have hardly more than 1/2 of it covered but there's probably not too many things up there that you'd need more than that kind of TFOV to veiw in it's entirety.

This just might be the right excuse to buy yourself a RFT [although personally i've never really NEEDED an EXCUSE to buy a new piece of equipment... just the MONEY!].

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