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    Default Best Barlow question..



    What is the best Barlow for AP prime focus ?
    This would be for a CR 6 refractor (f 8 1200mm).
    I currently use the stock Celestron Barlows but I know there are better out there.
    I am hoping to improve my lunar imaging, seeing conditions accepted of course (usually bad!).
    I would not think that going beyond x 2 will be effective but I would appreciate some advice on this.

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    Default Re: Best Barlow question..

    I'm not a big fan of Barlows, but I would have to say Teleview.

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    Default Re: Best Barlow question..

    Teleview Powermate. There are many folks who even use them stacked for lunar imaging. I have the 2x and 4x and it is remarkable how little the image degrades compared to regular barlows.

    Here is a nice image from the web of Plato with a 5x Powermate

    http://www.deepskywatch.com/Photogra...to-crater.html

    More examples can be found by doing a Google image search.

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