Category Archives: Eyepieces

Ostara 2″ 30mm SWA (50.8mm) eyepiece review

Often overlooked by the Ostara 26,32 and 38mm 2″ SWA-70 eyepieces, the Ostara 30mm SWA 2 inch eyepiece is a hidden gem in the middle of the pack. Featuring a very solid 420g body with 5 element fully multi-coated optics, … Continue reading

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Skywatcher StarTravel ST80 telescope eyepieces

Unlike many Skywatcher telescopes including the ST80 OTA (optical tube assembly), the Skywatcher Startravel 80 AZ3 comes with a couple of plossl eyepieces instead of the usual modified achromatic 10mm and 25mm stock eyepieces. These plossl eyepieces come in 12.5mm … Continue reading

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Ostara 6 piece eyepiece and filter set. Customer review

The following is a genuine customer review from one of our customers who bought the Ostara 6 piece eyepiece and filter set Just received a set of ostara EPs to replace the stock ones that came with my Sky-Watcher 114p … Continue reading

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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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