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    Default Optimal/most versatile EP Edge 925



    Will be pulling the trigger on a CPC 925 HD in the next few days and will ask Celestron to swap out 1.25 for 2" EP. Comes with 28mm. Is this FL a good choice for 2" as well? Looking for optimal and most versatile FIRST EP for this scope.

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    Default Re: Optimal/most versatile EP Edge 925

    28mm is a good choice in a 2" format. Anything around 17mm and above are great as a 2". Anything shorter, you are just burning your money and your photons.
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    Default Re: Optimal/most versatile EP Edge 925

    In my 9.25 I find that either my 22 or 26 is my most used EP. So I say 28 would be a great choice for a starter EP. As you get more accustomed to the scope and learn its magnification and AFOV qualities, and also your sky quality, you'll be bouncing around with many different combos. As a second EP later I would recommend somewhere in the 17/18 FL area.

    Best of luck and congrats on the new 9.25. You'll really enjoy that one.
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    Default Re: Optimal/most versatile EP Edge 925

    When I had 12"lx200 Mead I used TV Nagler 26mm most of the time. For the second one I would get something in 18-15 range. Stay away from anything below 10mm, unless you have supper dark sky.
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    Default Re: Optimal/most versatile EP Edge 925

    I use my ES 20mm and 24mm (both 68° and 82°) the most in my LS8 and C9.25. They are great for hunting DSOs.
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    Default Re: Optimal/most versatile EP Edge 925

    [I]honestly can not tell you which is the single most used 2 inch Eyepiece I use in either my C8 or my C11...

    But I cn tell you I use my 26 31 and 35 mm 2 inch eyepieces MORE then I do ALL the others combined...Plus I am usually viewing with a Focal Reducer installed. My 2 inch 40 mm however almost never gets used...

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