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    Default Meade Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle 8.8mm query



    Hello ! I am wondering if anyone would recommend this to me for use with a 1800mm F12 scope a skywatcher 6" mak ?
    i would like to buy one or two very decent eyepieces for use - a widefield one for deep sky and a higher power for the moon...... can anyone comment? thanks

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    Hi StellarPete ... I cant comment on the recommendation but it would give you 204 power ..Those series 5000 eyepieces are built great ..I have the plossl set but rarely use anything smaller than a 14mm ...With me i would rather use a 2in. 26mm wide angle and Barlow , but that is just me ......
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