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Skywatcher StarTravel ST80 telescope eyepieces

Unlike many Skywatcher telescopes including the ST80 OTA (optical tube assembly), the Skywatcher Startravel 80 AZ3 comes with a couple of plossl eyepieces instead of the usual modified achromatic 10mm and 25mm stock eyepieces. These plossl eyepieces come in 12.5mm … Continue reading

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Ostara PL 6.5mm plossl eyepiece for planetary viewing

The Ostara PL 6.5mm eyepiece is a sturdy and well made 1.25″ eyepiece. The 6.5mm is aimed at giving high power views of astronomical targets. There is no rubber eyecup. I found this not to be too much of an … Continue reading

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Ostara PL 32mm 1.25″ eyepiece review. Observing the double cluster

The Ostara PL32mm eyepiece can be purchased from Northern OpticsĀ as part of the Ostara 1.25″ Planetary eyepiece and filter set. Though it may be available as a separate item while stocks last. At first glance it looks very similar to … Continue reading

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