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Maven B5 15x56 - Some Thoughts (2 Viewers)

Here is one of my tripod set ups picture from leophoto website. 


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RE #17: Why not Camo for astronomy? For me, going both sides of focus quickly is handy with central focus bins and astronomy; and Maven is a little stiff for that, but manageable. Yes, agree - Maven marketing is over stated for edge sharpness on the B.5s.

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If Maven comes up with a Tak Astronomer-like covering material, that would be good too!

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Yes, the Tak Astronomer covering would be great option for stargazers (similar to the Questar). OTOH, with the camouflage covering, if a 8-pt buck comes close to you when your observing on a moonlit night, you won't have to worry about him charging your binoculars. :)
I demoed a set of the Maven 15 X 56 before I purchased my Meostars. The optics in the Maven were excellent, but in my opinion just a step below the Meoptas. The ergonomics of the Maven absolutely did not work for my face. The eyepieces were exceptionally large and pinched my nose. I know there is a redesign of the eyepieces that should fix the issue, but I still think the Meoptas have the better optics by a touch.

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