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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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How do I focus a Skywatcher finderscope

Straight out the box, some of the Skywatcher finderscopes are not quite focused on infinity. Focusing is a simple procedure that does not take long. This applies to the range of finders that come in straight , angled, 6×30 and … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Panaview eyepiece video review

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Skywatcher Startravel ST80 short tube telescope 10729

Unlike some telescopes that come with mounts unsuitable to handle the weight, the popular Skywatcher ST80 comes in one option with a heavy duty AZ3 mount that can easily handle telescopes 3x the weight of the ST80. The 400mm f5 … 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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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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Skywatcher EQ3-2 polar finder scope 20116

The Skywatcher 20116 EQ3-2 polar finderscope is designed to aid polar alignment for accurate visual and photographic tracking. The EQ3-2 mount does not come with this accessory as standard. Very high grade optics give a clear view Available to purchase … Continue reading

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Skywatcher 1.25″ 6mm UWA 58 deg Planetary eyepiece

Sitting nicely in the mid range of the Skywatcher UWA 58 deg Planetary eyepiece range is the 6mm option. This is a sensible mid-high power eyepiece that will give 166.6x magnification on a 1000mm focal length telescope, or over 300x … Continue reading

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