Dec 27th: Eyepieces


Podcaster: Ralph, Paul & Jen

Title : Awesome Astronomy Extra: Eyepieces

Organization: Awesome Astronomy

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Description: In this podcast extra we begin a series, suggested by listener Sean Smith, of explaining the considerations involved in choosing practical astronomy equipment. This first in the series discusses one of the most important items in your amateur astronomy tool kit: Eyepieces.

This discussion takes in:

  • Why eyepieces are important
  • The differences between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ eyepieces
  • Choosing the right price point
  • Our suggestions for good quality cheap and expensive eyepieces

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