Any recommendations for long-focus >200mm M42 lens?

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Any recommendations for long-focus >200mm M42 lens?

Background to the question is that I bought a Lumix DC-G9 so as to get IBIS for my Takumar 24mm and Zeiss-Jena 35mm M42 legacy lenses. But then I bought the X-Vario 12-35mm which is certainly "better" at 24mm and at least good enough at 35mm.

Being unwilling to let go of my expensive M42 to m4/3 adapter, I'm thinking about trying out some long-distance shooting, e.g. the moon, but not things that move significantly, e.g. wild-life.

I've just bid $16.66 on a Tele-Lentar 400mm f/6.3 M42 mount - not really expecting to win. But I was amazed at the variety of long lenses available in M42 mount and would appreciate any tips or caveats from this forum ...

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