Category Archives: Eyepieces

Celestron Ultima LX 17mm 1.25″ / 2″ eyepiece

The Celestron Ultima LX 17mm is a sensible focal length for general use. Although it does have 1.25″ fitting, we recommend using on a 2″ focuser for a more secure fit.

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Skywatcher Panorama 23mm eyepiece video review

At 800g the 2 inch Skywatcher Panorama 23mm eyepiece is not as heavy as some 2″ eyepieces, but will require a sturdy mount and a focuser capable of taking the weight. 23mm is a good all round focal length for … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Nirvana 28mm eyepiece video

Big eyepiece with a big field of view. The Skywatcher Nirvana 28mm 2″ eyepiece is the ideal choice for wide field views of the heavens. Fully multi-coated optics, and long eye relief. This beast of an eyepiece weight 1 kg, … Continue reading

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Ostara 20mm SWA70 eyepiece overview and review

Looking through astronomy forums, this eyepiece gets some mixed opinions to say the least. I may be wrong, but I would guess many of the views are from people that have not looked through this model. For those who have … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Panaview eyepiece video review

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Ostara compact 1.25″ telescope eyepiece and filter set OS333763

The Ostara 6 piece compact telescope eyepiece and filter set nicely bridges the gap between the budget sets and the £100+ options. In the kit you get three Ostara HR fully coated 1.25″ eyepieces with a sensible range of 5mm, … Continue reading

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TMB Supermonocentric 10mm eyepiece

Regarded by many as the ultimate Planetary eyepiece, the TMB Supermoncentric 1.25″ range have stood the test of time by those who still use them today. The image shows my own 10mm version that still looks and functions like new … Continue reading

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Ostara PL 6.5mm plossl eyepiece for planetary viewing

The Ostara PL 6.5mm eyepiece is a sturdy and well made 1.25″ eyepiece. The 6.5mm is aimed at giving high power views of astronomical targets. There is no rubber eyecup. I found this not to be too much of an … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Nirvana 28mm 2″ eyepiece. Dimensions and specs 20222

The Skywatcher Nirvana 28mm 2″ (50.8mm) is designed to give stunning picture window 82 degrees (apparent) field of view. 2″ fitting only. Lens construction is 6 elements in 4 groups. Optics are fully multi-coated Excellent blackened internal baffling to increase … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Nirvana 16mm eyepiece specs and dimensions 20221

The Skywatcher Nirvanna 16mm eyepiece has an apparent field of 82 degrees. Optics are constructed of 7 elements in 4 groups. Coatings are fully multi-coated. Eye cup is twist type. Lens caps included and is threaded to accept 1.25″ filters. … Continue reading

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