10 Best Eyepieces for January 2021

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Pentax 5mm 1.25
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Pentax 5mm 1.25" 70° XW Eyepiece. The Ultimate Companion for Telescopes and Spotting Scopes

by Pentax Sport Optics
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Xw 3. 5mm, 5mm, 7mm, 10mm, 14mm, 20mm, 30mm, and 40mm are designed specifically to provide exceptional views when used with most any telescope

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  • Xw 3. 5mm, 5mm, 7mm, 10mm, 14mm, 20mm will give a wider field of view than typical eyepieces when used on Pentax spotting scopes or with most any telescope
  • High-refraction, low-dispersion lanthanum glass elements deliver bright, high-resolution images with Minimal aberrations and distortion
  • Improved 70 Degree field of view for easier viewing
  • Fully multi-coated lenses increase light transmission and color quality

Fully multi-coated lenses increase light transmission and color quality High-refraction, low-dispersion lanthanum glass elements deliver bright, high-resolution images with minimal aberrations and distortion Xw 3. 5mm, 5mm, 7mm, 10mm, 14mm, 20mm will give a wider field of view than typical eyepieces when used on pentax spotting scopes or with most any telescope Improved 70 degree field of view for easier viewing

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Baader 1.25
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Baader Planetarium Baader 1.25" & 2" 8-24mm Hyperion Universal Mark IV Zoom Eyepiece # HYP-Zoom 2454826

by Baader Planetarium
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M43-Video-Photo thread for afocal and classical projection photography, permits optional adaptation of practically any camera with optional accessories

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  • Hyperion Universal Zoom Mark IV: fourth generation of Baader-Zoom, 68 Widefield eyepiece with five magnifications - focal lengths 8, 12, 16, 20 and 24mm clearly defined with "smoothed-out" improved Clickstop Action (a must for effortless binoviewing)
  • Includes 2" and 1" barrel, usable for all telescopes with 1.25" or 2" focusers, and some spotting scopes with 1 3/8" thread (Celestron / Sky-Watcher and others)
  • Large adjustable rubber eyecup, smaller straight rubber eyecup and winged, foldable eyecup included, to fit over M43 photo/video-thread
  • High Quality Phantom Coating Group Multicoatings! For faintest objects, maximum contrast and total freedom from reflections

High quality phantom coating group multicoatings! for faintest objects, maximum contrast and total freedom from reflections Includes 2" and 1" barrel, usable for all telescopes with 1.25" or 2" focusers, and some spotting scopes with 1 3/8" thread (celestron / sky-watcher and others) Hyperion universal zoom mark iv: fourth generation of baader-zoom, 68 widefield eyepiece with five magnifications - focal lengths 8, 12, 16, 20 and 24mm clearly defined with "smoothed-out" improved clickstop action (a must for effortless binoviewing) Large adjustable rubber eyecup, smaller straight rubber eyecup and winged, foldable eyecup included, to fit over m43 photo/video-thread

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Celestron – Ultima 80 Angled Spotting Scope with Smartphone Adapter – 20 to 60x80mm Zoom Eyepiece – Multi-Coated Optics for Bird Watching
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Celestron – Ultima 80 Angled Spotting Scope with Smartphone Adapter – 20 to 60x80mm Zoom Eyepiece – Multi-Coated Optics for Bird Watching

by Celestron
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SHARP ZOOM EYEPIECE FUNCTION: Our Ultima 80 Spotting Scope features a large focus dial, allowing you to bring your subject into razor-sharp focus before it moves away. The included zoom eyepiece helps you zero in for detailed views of distant subjects in seconds.

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Product Features

  • ULTIMA ANGLED SPOTTING SCOPE: The outdoor enthusiasts choice is our great all-around spotting scope with an 80mm objective lens and a 45 viewing angle. Perfect for observing nature and long-distance viewing.
  • MULTI-COATED OPTICS: Every lens surface is coated multiple times with anti-reflective coatings to improve the color and contrast of images and maximize brightness, so you can enjoy brighter and sharper images, even when ambient lighting conditions are dim.
  • INCLUDES ESSENTIALS FOR BETTER VIEWING PLUS DIGISCOPING: Celestron Ultima 80 includes an extended tripod mounting plate, a zoom eyepiece with an integrated T-adapter for digiscoping, a carrying case, an eyepiece lens cap, an eyepiece port cover, a soft carrying case, an eyepiece pouch, a lens cloth, instruction manual, and a smartphone adapter so you can quickly and easily capture images and video through the scope with your smartphone.

Multi-coated optics: every lens surface is coated multiple times with anti-reflective coatings to improve the color and contrast of images and maximize brightness, so you can enjoy brighter and sharper images, even when ambient lighting conditions are dim. Ultima angled spotting scope: the outdoor enthusiasts choice is our great all-around spotting scope with an 80mm objective lens and a 45 viewing angle. perfect for observing nature and long-distance viewing. Includes essentials for better viewing plus digiscoping: Celestron ultima 80 includes an extended tripod mounting plate, a zoom eyepiece with an integrated t-adapter for digiscoping, a carrying case, an eyepiece lens cap, an eyepiece port cover, a soft carrying case, an eyepiece pouch, a lens cloth, instruction manual, and a smartphone adapter so you can quickly and easily capture images and video through the scope with your smartphone.

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Tele Vue 8mm Delos Eyepiece
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Tele Vue 8mm Delos Eyepiece

by Tele Vue
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Tele Vue 24mm Panoptic 1.25
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Tele Vue 24mm Panoptic 1.25" Wide Angle Eyepiece with 68 Degree Field of View.

by Tele Vue
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Sky & Telescope Hot Product for 2003 Award Winner!

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Explore Scientific 82° 18mm Eyepiece
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Explore Scientific 82° 18mm Eyepiece

by JOC
What We like

2" Barrel

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Product Features

  • Waterproof Argon Purge

Waterproof argon purge

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Celestron 93435 Luminos 31mm Eyepiece (Silver/Black)
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Celestron 93435 Luminos 31mm Eyepiece (Silver/Black)

by Celestron
What We like

A rubber grip keeps the eyepiece securely in your hands, even when its cold or you have gloves on

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Product Features

  • Sturdy anodized aluminum barrels are threaded for filters
  • Retractable eyecup pops up when you need it, drops down when you dont
  • Enjoy wide 82 views with Celestron Luminos Eyepieces

Sturdy anodized aluminum barrels are threaded for filters Enjoy wide 82 views with Celestron luminos eyepieces Retractable eyecup pops up when you need it, drops down when you dont

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Orion 8829 38mm Q70 Wide-Field Telescope Eyepiece
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Orion 8829 38mm Q70 Wide-Field Telescope Eyepiece

by Orion
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Luxurious eye relief and parfocal design provide comfort and convenience

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Product Features

  • Super-wide 70 apparent field of view gives you that unforgettable lost in space feeling
  • High quality 2" 38mm super-wide angle telescope eyepiece at an unbeatable price
  • Beautifully made with machined housings, fold-down rubber eyeguards, and barrels threaded for use with 2" Orion eyepiece filters
  • Five multi-coated lens elements made of high index glass deliver sharp, high contrast vistas

Super-wide 70 apparent field of view gives you that unforgettable lost in space feeling Beautifully made with machined housings, fold-down rubber eyeguards, and barrels threaded for use with 2" Orion eyepiece filters High quality 2" 38mm super-wide angle telescope eyepiece at an unbeatable price Five multi-coated lens elements made of high index glass deliver sharp, high contrast vistas

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Baader Planetarium 1.25” and 2” 6.5mm Morpheus Wide-Field Eyepiece for Astronomy Telescopes # 2954206
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Baader Planetarium 1.25” and 2” 6.5mm Morpheus Wide-Field Eyepiece for Astronomy Telescopes # 2954206

by Baader Planetarium
What We like

Field Stop: 8.75mm

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Product Features

  • Eye Relief: 18.5mm
  • AFOV: 76 deg.
  • Focal Length: 6.5mm

Eye relief: 18.5mm Focal length: 6.5mm Afov: 76 deg.

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Televue 32mm Plossl 1.25 inch (1-1/4 in.) Eyepiece
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Tele Vue Televue 32mm Plossl 1.25 inch (1-1/4 in.) Eyepiece

by Televue
What We like

Blackened Lens Edges, Saftey undercuts

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Product Features

  • Rubber Eyeguards, Grip Rings, Filter Threads,
  • High-index glasses to improve the edge-field performance
  • Fully multicoated
  • Parfocal

Fully multicoated High-index glasses to improve the edge-field performance Parfocal Rubber eyeguards, grip rings, filter threads,

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