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Old 20-04-2009, 11:13 AM
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Seben Eyepieces?

Just bought my first telescope a few weeks ago, Skywatcher 130P (650). After the first viewing sessions, Ive noticed ill be needing a few accessories.

On this list is the 2x Barlow (31.7mm) made by Seben, (http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....m=380117248249 ). Is this a suitable barlow, and is it a good quality one? Reviews of seben are limited, so Im interested to hear your thoughts.



Recommendations are greatly appreciated, being a student, I m after quality at a good price.
Thanks!

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Old 20-04-2009, 11:22 AM
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What was terrible about the 10mm, Kate? All plossl designs at that focal length will be pretty tight for eye relief. I expect the Celestron will also be short eye relief.

Seben is cheap and sometimes not good. I have a Seben 8-24mm zoom eyepiece that is OK, nothing brilliant, but OK for public viewing.
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Old 20-04-2009, 03:08 PM
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Why not contact Andrews Communications http://www.andrewscom.com.au/site-section-10.htm they have GSO 2x Barlow fom $29.
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Old 20-04-2009, 11:14 PM
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hi kate! you can try york optical they have an ok range of eye pieces , you can try them out too before u buy!
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Old 21-04-2009, 06:38 AM
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Check out the sales section on this site as well if you don't want to much on new stuff.
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Old 21-04-2009, 06:03 PM
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Thankyou All for your responses!

Hickny, that place just happens to be where my telescope came from! You mentioned a GSO 2x barlow from $30, which brand does this one come under?
thanks again
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Thankyou All for your responses!

Hickny, that place just happens to be where my telescope came from! You mentioned a GSO 2x barlow from $30, which brand does this one come under?
thanks again
GSO is the brand, I have one and it's good. Don't recommend Seben, I have some of there stuff and it's not real great.

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