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Orion Telescopes
Intermediate
25mm Meade Series 5000 HD-60 6-Element 1.25" Eyepiece
$89.99
 
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  • An elegant, beautifully designed and affordable 25mm focal length eyepiece for medium-low magnification
  • 19mm eye relief allows the entire field to be viewed at once, even when using eyeglasses
  • 60-degree apparent field of view provides a wider view than a traditional Plössl design
  • Six element optical system allows for pinpoint edge performance and excellent color correction
  • 1.25" barrel diameter and includes a security recess


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Item #  55829
Mfg Model #  07735

The Meade Series 5000 25mm HD-60 telescope eyepiece provides a large 60° apparent field of view and a very well corrected field which is tack sharp right to the edge, thanks to the 6-element optical system. You'll be amazed at how much a premium eyepiece can improve your view, no matter what telescope you own.

The large number of elements present in this HD-60 eyepiece help to provide extremely good correction throughout the field of view. Both field curvature and distortion are kept to a minimum, providing pin-point stars across the field, and the design provides for a 40% improvement in corrections for chromatic aberration and edge distortions over a traditional Plössl design. The relatively wide 60° apparent field helps frame larger objects through the telescope, and also keeps objects in the field longer if you are using a manual telescope that does not automatically track with the object. If your telescope focal length is fairly long, it can be difficult to frame large deep-sky objects into a single field without having to pan around to see the entirety of the object. With a 60° field of view, many large dusty nebulae or expansive spiral galaxies will fit into the eyepiece, giving you an immersive and enjoyable experience. As a benchmark, in a 1000mm focal length telescope, the magnification of this eyepiece will be 40x, and the field of view is 1.5°. And in a shorter telescope such as an 80mm f/6 refractor (480mm focal length), the magnification is 19.2x with a very wide 3.1° field of view. 25mm is an excellent low magnification focal length eyepiece to have in your collection. Ideal for large deep-sky objects in most all telescopes, regardless of size or focal length.

The optics are fully multi-coated with premium-grade optical glass for the best possible performance and image brightness. Blackened lens edges further enhance contrast and minimize glare and light bounce. Features a precision manufactured 1.25" barrel with security recess, and a fold down rubber eyeguard which provides comfort and blocks stray light. Take a look through this Series 5000 HD-60 eyepiece and rediscover your favorite celestial objects. Weighs approximately 8 oz.

Warranty

Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for one year from date of purchase. This warranty is for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact us at 800-447-1001.

Orders received by 1pm Eastern Standard Time for in-stock items ship the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

SHIPPING RESTRICTIONS APPLY FOR THIS PRODUCT

This product is available to ship Standard delivery within the 50 US states. Delivery is not available to US territories/protectorates or APO/DPO/FPO addresses. Delivery is available to Canada.

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