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why lighted eyepiece ??

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why lighted eyepiece ??

Postby richard500 on Mon Dec 20, 2010 12:15 am

what are lighted eyepieces used for?

Re: why lighted eyepiece ??

Postby Jne_K on Mon Dec 20, 2010 10:10 am


Those are specialty eyepieces with crosshairs for guiding during long exposures in astrophotography. The illuminated crosshairs in the eyepiece are easier to see. Not something you need for general astronomy.
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