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    hi there can anyone help i have recently purchased a seben 700-76 reflecting telescope, new to astronomy and have been reading about plossl eyepieces are there any advantages to viewing through a plossl on my small reflector?
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    I can't tell what eyepiece that telescope came with so I can't tell you whether a Plossl would be a big improvement over what you already have. But I think a Plossl would likely be a good match for that telescope.

    Anyway, here's a relevant thread which will give you a lot of good info from some of the most knowledgeable folk on the forum: Need a bit of help with stars

    A word of warning, however? From what I was able to find, the reviews on that telescope are not very good and I'm not sure investing too much in it is a good idea. Flip side is that if you get a decent eyepiece you will likely be able to use it on your next (bigger and better) telescope.
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    I have no idea about the quality of the eyepieces that might have come with that scope? However a good BRANDED plossl should work just fine-- and or the GSO 1.25 inch Superview eyepiece. A little wider field of view.

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    Plossls are nice crisp eyepieces. That work quite well in a myriad of scopes. One caveat is, once you get down to about 10pm the actual lens your are looking through is quite small. This bothers some folks and other don't care.
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