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  1. Mark9473

    Different scope for birds and for stars?

    I'm in Belgium, I know about planets being low. I totally understand that you like to view without a diagonal, but what I didn't understand is when you said most observers in the UK do so. That's contrary to what I hear from other observers on this side of the pond. Personally, in 40+ years of...
  2. Mark9473

    Different scope for birds and for stars?

    I think it's safe to say the eyepiece on that spotting scope is not of the "barlow" type. It's probably a translation mistake. Could they have meant "zoom"?
  3. Mark9473

    Different scope for birds and for stars?

    That would be on Newtonian reflectors only, right? On refractors and catadioptric scopes, eye placement without a diagonal is problematic for most people.
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