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Old 23-08-2019, 01:24 AM
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Great review on this Baader Zoom by the one and only Mr Bill Paolini.

https://astronomyconnect.com/forums/...inoviewing.66/
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I agree it is a nice eyepiece and good review, though I have the same binoviewers, would I spend to buy two baazer zoom for it errr. no
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Old 25-08-2019, 11:52 AM
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The Leica zoom, which has a range of 9-18mm, has an AFOV of about 58 degrees at low power and 78 degrees at high power. It is said to be the ultimate eyepiece.

The Baader zoom is still much nicer than the old Vixen Lanthanum zoom which truly was drinking straw like at lower powers.
I seem to recall someone (Don?) saying that the while the Leica was better in the centre of the field, The Baader was slightly better off axis.
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