Category Archives: Eyepieces

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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Optical Hardware illuminated reticle eyepiece OH337280

The Optical Hardware 12.5mm 1.25″ illuminated eyepiece has a twin crosshair reticle that can be adjusted for brightness. The battery section screws into the side of the eyepiece, and includes the batteries. This eyepiece can be purchased from Northern Optics who … Continue reading

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Skywatcher 1.25″ 8-24mm eyepiece 20149

The Skywatcher 8-24mm zoom eyepiece is an ideal starter accessory at a sensible price. With a focal length of 8mm – 24mm it will be useful for most situations. It used for astronomy, there will be some loss of light, … Continue reading

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Ostara 4mm Plossl eyepiece 1.25″

The Ostara 1.25″ 4mm plossl eyepiece nicely bridges the gap between budget kelner , modified achromatic etc eyepieces and higher grade (and cost) multi-coated and fully multi-coated plossls. The Ostara version has a solid metal black / chrome  finish. Complete … Continue reading

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How much power can you use with a small telescope

Many customers ask what is the highest power they can use with a telescope..Sadly some shops on line and high street etc do offer small telescopes with unrealistic magnifications of 500+. This will make the image totally unusable and make … Continue reading

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Ostara 1.25″ FF (flat field) eyepieces

The Ostara FF range of eyepieces offer great quality optics at an affordable price. First thing out the box you will notice the solid construction. Fully multi-coated optics and great internal baffling give excellent colours and contrast. As the FF … Continue reading

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