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    Question Meade LX70 R6 OTA



    Greetings folks!
    I just purchased and received my telescope w/ mount and cannot figure out what the field of view is of the two eyepieces that came with it. They don't indicate and the OTA did not come with any manual, surprisingly! Anyhow, all it indicates on the eyepiece is:
    MEADE Plossl 9mm [and 25mm] China

    How can I figure this out? Any ideas? I tried looking on the Internet to no avail!
    However, as it is written: "What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived the things God has prepared for those who love him."
    [I]Meade LX70 R6 - 6" Newtonian Reflector, Celestron Advanced VX Equatorial Mount
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    Default Re: Meade LX70 R6 OTA

    Plossl eyepieces are normally 50° AFOV
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