Quote Originally Posted by reborn View Post
why is that? I understand the exit pupil would not be optimal but is there another reason you wouldnt want lower power? My 35panoptic gives an exit pupil above 7mm but the extra FOV it provides is beautiful.
You do get the nice FOV, but when the exit pupil exceeds your pupillary diameter you both lose some of the light and (I'm told) start to get a bit of star bloat.