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    Default Just ordered the 21mm Stratus



    made by orion. Reports to come when it STOPS RAINING!!! lol
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    Congrats! I'm waiting for the report too.
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    Congrats! You'll be pleased with the Stratus 21mm, I have an equivalent Hyperion 21mm and it's a fine eyepiece, very comfortable to use with generous eye relief, and gives bright crisp views. Looking forward to your report.

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    looking forward to your report. Thinking of getting the 17mm.
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    I have the 21mm, 13mm and 8mm Stratus EPs. They perform well in both my 12" f4.9 Dob and my 8" SCT. Great EPs for the money.

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    STILL RAINING AND CLOUDY (but ep hasn't come yet) I will still post a "first impressions" when it arrives, skies clear up, and I can spend 4-5 hours with it
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    I have them all (including the 30mm and 35mm monster). I find them excellent in terms of light throughput, eye relief, and value.
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