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The edge of ﬁeld sharpness across the entire range of focal lengths is well known. A Barlow lens is an eyepiece ampliﬁer. It effectively doubles the magniﬁcation of the eyepiece and doubles the focal length of your system. ) and an off-brand 3× Barlow. Barlow lenses are great for improving planetary views and lunar views when seeing conditions support the higher magniﬁcation. A Barlow lens can be placed between a star diagonal and eyepiece to yield 2× magniﬁcation, and between a star diagonal and focuser to achieve nearly 3× magniﬁcation.
The STV marks as many stars (up to eight) that it can detect. 22. SBIG STV Deluxe camera control box mounted on pier shelf. Meade Superwedge is above, and three-breaker panel is below the STV display box. (Used with permission, Santa Barbara Instruments Group and Meade Instruments, respectively). 23. Greg Mueller (Mueller’s Atomics) fabricated an SBIG STV control box bracket that allows the unit to ﬁt nicely between the Meade Superwedge above and the circuit breaker panel below. White switch box controls a red bulb in the observatory, which preserves night vision.
Used with permission, Santa Barbara Instruments Group and Meade Instruments, respectively). 23. Greg Mueller (Mueller’s Atomics) fabricated an SBIG STV control box bracket that allows the unit to ﬁt nicely between the Meade Superwedge above and the circuit breaker panel below. White switch box controls a red bulb in the observatory, which preserves night vision. 24. STV Deluxe video output can be viewed on built-in 5-in. LCD screen or on a television monitor via video cable. (Used with permission, Santa Barbara Instruments Group).