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I am debating if I should buy a 2x Barlow Lens. My telescope, a go-to Meade star navigator, has an aperture of 114mm, focal length of 1000mm and I currently have a 9 and 26mm eyepieces. I want to see Jupiter and Saturn better specifically, but I wonder if such a lens is worth it.

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    $\begingroup$ It will be like adding 13mm and 4.5 mm oculars to your collection, so can be a good value. 4.5 mm ocular is about the maximum magnification that is useful for your telescope. $\endgroup$
    – antlersoft
    May 18 '20 at 2:35
  • $\begingroup$ different but related Barlow question: Which Barlow lens should I choose, 2x or 3x? $\endgroup$
    – uhoh
    May 25 '20 at 12:27

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