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Postby Emmett on Sun Nov 02, 2008 1:00 pm

Dear Joanie -
Will I really need a Paracorr with my Meade LightBridge 8?
With a focal ratio of 6, I thought that a Paracorr would not be necessary, but I may have simply stumbled into a typical newbie error.
Thanks for maintaining a fine forum
Emmett
 

Postby Jne_K on Mon Nov 03, 2008 7:10 am

Hi

You are very welcome.

No, I don't think you will need a Paracorr. Most of us who have used Dobs for many years, just accept the fact that you will have a touch of coma at the edge of the field. Not a big deal and the Lightbridge, if anything, is a touch better in this regard. Spend you money on eyepieces, first.
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Postby Emmett on Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:54 am

Thanks again, Joannie --
Your reply did wonders for my eyepiece budget.
-- Emmett
Emmett
 

Postby Jne_K on Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:56 am

Glad to help
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