Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 13
Like Tree27Likes

Thread: More TeleVue (NJ) oldies

  1. #1
    SpyderwerX's Avatar
    SpyderwerX is offline Neutron Sequence
    Points: 23,026, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!200+ Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    upstate SC
    Posts
    4,454
    Points
    23,026
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    1,913
    Thanked 1,247x 990 Posts

    Default More TeleVue (NJ) oldies



    So I finally reaquired the 32mm Widefield. The finalpiece I had been searching for to complete the set that I was once so fond of. Why do you part with stuff you know you will miss later? So now I have all but the 40mm, which is too big and doesn't really fit my current needs. Predecessors to the Panoptics, the Widefields had a 65° AFOV, which for me is the sweet-spot for 'wider field' viewing. Some have reported that the WF's are not as well corrected as the Pan's, and in some cases suffer from a slight astigmatism, but in my experience (or maybe my eyes), I really haven't noticed this to be the case. Possible because my main usage is in f9 and slower scopes, but that's just an assumption. I find I use the 82° EP's less and less as time passes, although I will keep & collect them for that just in case moment.

    TV_WF_1.jpg

    They are the perfect partnership for the (NJ) Plossl collection which I finalized a short time back.

    TV_PL_1.jpg

    I love the old school 'smoothie' design, as you can tell.

    I currently have a 'new-to-me' TeleVue 3-6 zoom on its way also. At 50° AFOV, I consider it a continuation of the Plossl lineup and am excited to add it to the line-up also.
    ~Frankie~ My mind: Always on...Slightly off.
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.

    Celestron CPC1100 SCT...Orion Atlas EQ-G (EQ6) & Celestron AVX...SkyWatcher 180 Mak...SkyWatcher ST150 & ST102...Orion ST80
    TeleVue Everbrite & Baader BBHS mirror and prism diagonals
    EPs: TeleVue (NJ) Plossls, Widefields, Panoptics and Naglers + 3-6 zoom: ...volcano top (T) Orthos & Kellners...Leitz Periplans...TeleVue, Astronomik, Lumicon & Baader filters..

  2. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to SpyderwerX For This Useful Post:

    combat48 (04-02-2018),j.gardavsky (04-01-2018),sketrip (04-02-2018)

  3. #2
    j.gardavsky's Avatar
    j.gardavsky is offline Super Moderator
    Points: 108,083, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 79.0%
    Achievements:
    Ghost Achievement! Averaging 5+ posts a day!200+ Posts Achievement!400+ Posts AchievementFirst 1000 Experience Points365 Days+ Registered Achievement!
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    14,115
    Points
    108,083
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    14,039
    Thanked 8,584x 5,587 Posts

    Default Re: More TeleVue (NJ) oldies

    Congratulations Frankie!

    Watching the Universe through Tele Vue is a life style, like drinking Moet et Chandon Brut Imperial.

    Best,

    JG
    Leveye and SpyderwerX like this.
    Binoculars: Leica Ultravid 7x42, 8x42HD; Swarovski EL 8.5x42 Swarovision; Nikon 10x70 Astroluxe; Docter Nobilem 7x50 Porro; Jenoptem 7x50W, 10x50W; BA8: 10.5x70, 15x85; 25x100FB, AsahiPentax 8x40, Refractors: Sky-Watcher 150mm/750mm; Leica APO Televid 82mm (25x-50x WW ASPH); EPs:Baader Classic Orthos; Fujiyama ortho, Leica B WW, ultrawide zoom ASPH, Periplan GF, HC Plan S, L; DOCTER UWA; Wild UW mil; Tele Vue Delos, Nagler Zoom, Plössls; Swarovski SW; Pentax XW; ZEISS diascope B WW T*, Carl Zeiss E-Pl; Hensoldt mil; Filters: Astrodon, Astronomik, Baader (CCD), TS;
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    : AstroTrac; Leica R7: Leica 2/50, 2/90mm, 2.8/180mm lenses
    Astronomy Forum Rules and Terms of Service
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to j.gardavsky For This Useful Post:

    SpyderwerX (04-01-2018)

  5. #3
    Leveye's Avatar
    Leveye is offline HYPER GIANT
    Points: 65,726, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!200+ Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Newport Oregon
    Posts
    8,984
    Points
    65,726
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    2,117
    Thanked 2,557x 2,243 Posts

    Default Re: More TeleVue (NJ) oldies

    Congrats on a fine collection. I'm looking for a 32mm 1.25 Plossl myself.
    j.gardavsky and SpyderwerX like this.
    My eyes
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.

    1984 Meade 2120 10" SCT- 1998 U.S.A. made Celestron C8 SCT -StellarVue SV80ED Doublet- 1960's Homemade 6" F5.6 Newt - Astro Tech AT8IN Imaging Newt- Vintage 1961 H.O.C. made ATCO 80mm/1200mm refractor w/ original vintage eyepieces - 20x70
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    Little Giant II binoculars w/ original 1997
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    SkyMount Parallelogram-Zhumell, Orion, Astro Tech 9x50 finderscopes - Orion Atlas AZ/EQ-G
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    Skyguider Pro Unmodded Canon 5DMKiii - Modded Canon 700D/ T5i- ZWO ASI178MC
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    - Meade DSI II Mono CCD APT-DSS-PHD-CDC-PS-LR


    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to Leveye For This Useful Post:

    SpyderwerX (04-01-2018)

  7. #4
    Gabby76's Avatar
    Gabby76 is offline Super Moderator
    Points: 78,706, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!Gallery Achievement!Album Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!
    Awards:
    Hyperactive Geek - Silver 2rst place for Activity!
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Location
    Live: Slovakia Work: Canada
    Posts
    18,251
    Points
    78,706
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    3,448
    Thanked 5,746x 4,820 Posts
    Blog Entries
    4

    Default Re: More TeleVue (NJ) oldies

    Very nice Frankie, hopefully you can get some use out of them very soon.
    SpyderwerX likes this.
    Refractors: Antares 105 f/15, Celestron 150 f/8, Stellarvue NHNG 80 f/6.9, TAL 100RS f/10, TS 102 f/11, UR 70 f/10, Vixen SD115s f/7.7
    Mounts: Celestron SLT w/ pier mod & EQ-3 tripod, Celestron hypertuned CG-5 w/ tracking motor & Argo Navis, Manfrotto 028B w/ Stellarvue M2C, Manfrotto 055PRO w/ 128RC, TAL-1 HD EQ, Vixen SXP w/ HAL-130 SXG & half pier Diagonals: 2" Astro-Physics MaxBright, 2" Zeiss/ Baader prism, 2" Baader Herschel Wedge (Photo Version), 2"
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    Amici prism, 2" Stellarvue Dielectric, 2" TeleVue Everbrite Eyepieces: A-Z

    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.

    The weakest link in the optical chain is the large nut located directly behind the
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    / camera. - Gabrielle

    Ya gotta keep this Apo/
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    thing in some balance of perspective. Apos are awesome, but long focus Achros aren't that far behind them - Siriusandthepup (CN)

    Refractors kick arse precisely because they don't hide behind excuses. That is, they have no obstructions to hide behind. - Jon Isaacs (CN)

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to Gabby76 For This Useful Post:

    SpyderwerX (04-01-2018)

  9. #5
    Bigzmey's Avatar
    Bigzmey is offline HYPER GIANT
    Points: 39,047, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.5%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!200+ Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Location
    San Diego, California, USA
    Posts
    7,284
    Points
    39,047
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    1,723
    Thanked 3,043x 2,209 Posts

    Default Re: More TeleVue (NJ) oldies

    Congrats Frankie, looks great!
    SpyderwerX likes this.

    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    :
    Celestron: 8" SCT F10, Omni 150R
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    F5, Onyx 80ED F6.3, Mak 127mm F12; ES: 127mm CF F7.5 APO; Meade: ST80 F5. Mounts: ES Twilight I, Bresser EXOS2, SW SkyTee2, AzGTi, UA MicroStar. Binos:
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    15x70, 10x50, Nikon 8x40. EPs: Pentax: XWs; TeleVue: Delites, Plossls & barlows; ES: 82os & 68os; Vixen: SLVs; Baader: BCOs, Aspherics, Mark IV; Meade: UWAs & Plossls. Filters: Astronomik: UHC; Lumicon: OIII, H-beta, DeepSky; Baader: UHC-S, M&SG, CB; Orion: UltraBlock, SG. DSO tally: 1192 (H400-1: 400, H400-2: 302, H300-3: 87;
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    : 110, S110: 73). Doubles: 772, Comets: 11
    , Asteroids: 59
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to Bigzmey For This Useful Post:

    SpyderwerX (04-02-2018)

  11. #6
    Don Alvarez's Avatar
    Don Alvarez is offline Bronze Supporter
    Points: 8,895, Level: 65
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 155
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!200+ Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Mar 2017
    Location
    Coral Springs, Florida
    Posts
    1,542
    Points
    8,895
    Level
    65
    Thanks
    168
    Thanked 382x 283 Posts

    Default Re: More TeleVue (NJ) oldies

    The circle NJ means New Jersey.


    I just made that up.
    SpyderwerX likes this.

    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    :
    10" SkyLine
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    , Celestron Nextar GT90, Meade Infinity 80
    EP: The Five Fingers of Doom: 5.5mm, 8.8mm, 14mm, 20mm, 24mm Meade 5000 UWA's
    20mm, 26mm, 32mm, 40mm Meade 4000 Plossls, 30mm, 20mm, 15mm GSO Superview,
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    Expanse, Baader Classic Orthos, Various others.
    Binocs: 15x70 Celestron Skymaster, 10x50 Levenhuk Karma Pro, 10x42 Bushnell, 8x42 Sans & Streiffe

    Member, South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to Don Alvarez For This Useful Post:

    SpyderwerX (04-02-2018)

  13. #7
    Gabby76's Avatar
    Gabby76 is offline Super Moderator
    Points: 78,706, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!Gallery Achievement!Album Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!
    Awards:
    Hyperactive Geek - Silver 2rst place for Activity!
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Location
    Live: Slovakia Work: Canada
    Posts
    18,251
    Points
    78,706
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    3,448
    Thanked 5,746x 4,820 Posts
    Blog Entries
    4

    Default Re: More TeleVue (NJ) oldies

    A bunch of the old eyepiece crowd seem to think through conversations with Mr. Nagler that it means Nagler/ Japan
    SpyderwerX and Don Alvarez like this.
    Refractors: Antares 105 f/15, Celestron 150 f/8, Stellarvue NHNG 80 f/6.9, TAL 100RS f/10, TS 102 f/11, UR 70 f/10, Vixen SD115s f/7.7
    Mounts: Celestron SLT w/ pier mod & EQ-3 tripod, Celestron hypertuned CG-5 w/ tracking motor & Argo Navis, Manfrotto 028B w/ Stellarvue M2C, Manfrotto 055PRO w/ 128RC, TAL-1 HD EQ, Vixen SXP w/ HAL-130 SXG & half pier Diagonals: 2" Astro-Physics MaxBright, 2" Zeiss/ Baader prism, 2" Baader Herschel Wedge (Photo Version), 2"
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    Amici prism, 2" Stellarvue Dielectric, 2" TeleVue Everbrite Eyepieces: A-Z

    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.

    The weakest link in the optical chain is the large nut located directly behind the
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    / camera. - Gabrielle

    Ya gotta keep this Apo/
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    thing in some balance of perspective. Apos are awesome, but long focus Achros aren't that far behind them - Siriusandthepup (CN)

    Refractors kick arse precisely because they don't hide behind excuses. That is, they have no obstructions to hide behind. - Jon Isaacs (CN)

  14. #8
    Don Alvarez's Avatar
    Don Alvarez is offline Bronze Supporter
    Points: 8,895, Level: 65
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 155
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!200+ Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Mar 2017
    Location
    Coral Springs, Florida
    Posts
    1,542
    Points
    8,895
    Level
    65
    Thanks
    168
    Thanked 382x 283 Posts

    Default Re: More TeleVue (NJ) oldies

    Who you gonna believe, some old eyepiece curmudgeon or the Don Alvarez?

    Nevermind. Don't answer that.
    SpyderwerX and Gabby76 like this.

    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    :
    10" SkyLine
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    , Celestron Nextar GT90, Meade Infinity 80
    EP: The Five Fingers of Doom: 5.5mm, 8.8mm, 14mm, 20mm, 24mm Meade 5000 UWA's
    20mm, 26mm, 32mm, 40mm Meade 4000 Plossls, 30mm, 20mm, 15mm GSO Superview,
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    Expanse, Baader Classic Orthos, Various others.
    Binocs: 15x70 Celestron Skymaster, 10x50 Levenhuk Karma Pro, 10x42 Bushnell, 8x42 Sans & Streiffe

    Member, South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association

  15. #9
    Gabby76's Avatar
    Gabby76 is offline Super Moderator
    Points: 78,706, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!Gallery Achievement!Album Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!
    Awards:
    Hyperactive Geek - Silver 2rst place for Activity!
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Location
    Live: Slovakia Work: Canada
    Posts
    18,251
    Points
    78,706
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    3,448
    Thanked 5,746x 4,820 Posts
    Blog Entries
    4

    Default Re: More TeleVue (NJ) oldies

    Either way it was proprietary to Mr. Nagler and when the eyepiece manufacturing was moved, the NJ designation was no longer used.
    SpyderwerX likes this.
    Refractors: Antares 105 f/15, Celestron 150 f/8, Stellarvue NHNG 80 f/6.9, TAL 100RS f/10, TS 102 f/11, UR 70 f/10, Vixen SD115s f/7.7
    Mounts: Celestron SLT w/ pier mod & EQ-3 tripod, Celestron hypertuned CG-5 w/ tracking motor & Argo Navis, Manfrotto 028B w/ Stellarvue M2C, Manfrotto 055PRO w/ 128RC, TAL-1 HD EQ, Vixen SXP w/ HAL-130 SXG & half pier Diagonals: 2" Astro-Physics MaxBright, 2" Zeiss/ Baader prism, 2" Baader Herschel Wedge (Photo Version), 2"
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    Amici prism, 2" Stellarvue Dielectric, 2" TeleVue Everbrite Eyepieces: A-Z

    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.

    The weakest link in the optical chain is the large nut located directly behind the
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    / camera. - Gabrielle

    Ya gotta keep this Apo/
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.
    thing in some balance of perspective. Apos are awesome, but long focus Achros aren't that far behind them - Siriusandthepup (CN)

    Refractors kick arse precisely because they don't hide behind excuses. That is, they have no obstructions to hide behind. - Jon Isaacs (CN)

  16. #10
    SpyderwerX's Avatar
    SpyderwerX is offline Neutron Sequence
    Points: 23,026, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!200+ Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    upstate SC
    Posts
    4,454
    Points
    23,026
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    1,913
    Thanked 1,247x 990 Posts

    Default Re: More TeleVue (NJ) oldies

    That's the story I've heard for quite some time also, "Nagler Japan". But who other than Al really knows?
    ~Frankie~ My mind: Always on...Slightly off.
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.

    Celestron CPC1100 SCT...Orion Atlas EQ-G (EQ6) & Celestron AVX...SkyWatcher 180 Mak...SkyWatcher ST150 & ST102...Orion ST80
    TeleVue Everbrite & Baader BBHS mirror and prism diagonals
    EPs: TeleVue (NJ) Plossls, Widefields, Panoptics and Naglers + 3-6 zoom: ...volcano top (T) Orthos & Kellners...Leitz Periplans...TeleVue, Astronomik, Lumicon & Baader filters..

 

 
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. TeleVue EP's for f/4.9 DOB
    By skfboiler in forum Telescope Eyepieces Forum
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 07-24-2016, 04:48 PM
  2. To TeleVue or NOT TeleVue?
    By MIA-Twin27 in forum Telescope Eyepieces Forum
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 11-20-2012, 07:20 PM
  3. Televue 60 APO
    By pluton in forum Refractor Telescopes Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 12-16-2011, 07:01 PM
  4. Televue 85
    By rmorea@satx.rr.com in forum Amateur Astronomy Forum
    Replies: 27
    Last Post: 09-27-2005, 02:34 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.0
Powered by vBulletin®
All times are GMT. The time now is 08:03 AM.