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    Does anybody have any of the Explore Scientific 82* EP and using a XT10/i or similar scope f/4.7 10"?

    If you do could you please let me know what you think of the combo.

    The are on sale for a great price and I was looking at getting the 6.7mm (most likely the 8.8mm when released) the 14mm and the 24mm.


    From what I have been reading a f/4.7 is on the fringe of recommendation for a Parracor. I am hoping these EP will be good enough to the edge so no Parracor is needed.

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    Schwimm
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    15 inch Obsession
    Low Power: ES 28mm ~60x @1.1° : Televue Delos 17.3mm ~100x @.72°
    Medium Power: ES 14mm ~122x @.82° : Televue Delos 10mm ~170x @.42°
    High Power: Televue Delos 6mm ~285x @.25° : ES 4.7mm ~365x @.22°

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    I have the ES N2 4.7mm, 6.7mm, and 11mm.
    I originally purchased them for a 102mm F7 apo when they were on for $99.00. Recently, I purchased a used Orion XT8 F5.9, and they work equally well on both scopes. I consider the ES eyepieces as slightly better quality than the Hyperion 8mm and 17mm that I also have. When on sale, I think they are excellant value.

    David

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeiss View Post
    Zeiss, thanks for your review!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dpickles55 View Post
    I have the ES N2 4.7mm, 6.7mm, and 11mm.
    I originally purchased them for a 102mm F7 apo when they were on for $99.00. Recently, I purchased a used Orion XT8 F5.9, and they work equally well on both scopes. I consider the ES eyepieces as slightly better quality than the Hyperion 8mm and 17mm that I also have. When on sale, I think they are excellant value.

    David
    David, thank you for your review!

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