I forgot to ask in my last post: When I use a 2X barlow(no manuf. name on the barrel) with my EP, the view gets much+++darker!!
Is this due to the fact that the FOV is smaller and thus less light entering the EP?
Confused because I don't get same reaction with a 10mm EP when used alone!
SCOPES:Celestron C6RGT 6" Refractor; 1200mm f/8; CG5 Equatorial Mount;Orion EQ 70mm refractor(starter scope)f/10; EYEPIECES: Orion Highlight 32mm Plossl(long eye relief);Plossl 20mm;Orion 10mm ep 2X Barlow;ACCESSORIES: ,Orion 4.10" Solar Filter;Orion Star Gazing Filter set;HOTECH SCA 2 Inch Field Flattener for Refractor Telescopes;2" Baader Dielectric Star; SOFTWARE:StarryNight; ADOBE ILL CS5;AdobePhotoshop CS5