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    Default Just purchased a 9mm Type 1 Nagler



    I just purchased a 9mm Nagler. It is type 1 series.
    I've read pros and cons on it. Most of what I read dealt with personal preference of the reviewers. There is less eye relief in the Type 1 vs. the Type 6.
    It was relatively cheap for a Nagler, so I jumped on it.
    Does anybody have experience with this eyepiece?
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    Default Re: Just purchased a 9mm Type 1 Nagler

    No but I want to try a few from all the great things I've read about them. The last great eyepiece design that really made a difference I hear.
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    Default Just purchased a 9mm Type 1 Nagler

    Haven't tried that one - but I used to have a 4.8mm type 1. Views were fine but I didn't get on with it since the eye relief was shorter than my eyelashes so I was always cleaning the eye lens.

    I now have a type 6 2.5mm which has much better eye relief and is very usable - but my favourites are the 17mm and 12mm type 4 Naglers which are designed with longer than normal eye relief.

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    Default Re: Just purchased a 9mm Type 1 Nagler

    I actually want the 12mm. I jumped on the 9mm because the price was good.
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    Default Re: Just purchased a 9mm Type 1 Nagler

    A nice eyepiece Caddman, I hope you get a lot of use from it.
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    Default Re: Just purchased a 9mm Type 1 Nagler

    Congrats Caddman,

    the Type 1 Naglers have a big legacy among the astronomy eyepieces.
    With some patience, you'll get the twelver and others in your collection.
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    Default Re: Just purchased a 9mm Type 1 Nagler

    I just came onto this thread today. Let us know if you've been using the Nagler 9 and what you think of it. I have had a smoothie 9 in my "I really should sell it 'cause I don't use it much, but it wouldn't fetch much of a price, so I think I'll keep it" drawer for several years. I do use it on outreach with a Celestron 102/9.8 as a great demo combo that reveals great 110x magnification views with a decent field size.

 

 

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