Re: Eyepiece Recommendations For Sat Viewing

From: Ron Lee (
Date: Mon Dec 04 2000 - 20:57:32 PST

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    I only have two attempts at tracking Mir in my 8" f/10.
    Using a 40 mm eyepiece I had trouble except using the finder
    then tracking in RA only.  A 5 mm eyepiece would be difficult
    for me.
    I typically use the 40 mm eyepiece for tracking GEOs and new
    launches.  On a few occasions, I switch to a 25 mm or 17 mm
    but 40 mm is used over 95% of the time (sat viewing and astro
    Ron Lee
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