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Post by Chicago Astronomer Joe on Jun 6, 2005 21:50:54 GMT -6
Making optical equipment is a satisfying activity and I have made a couple of eyepieces myself. One, a very wide low-powered one. Good for star field examination, but the only drawback is that one has to be centered in the eyepiece for acceptable views.
Thx for the link, Oscar.
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