It's no surprise that the eyepieces in our Sirius Plossl line are our best-selling telescope eyepieces. Quality this good usually costs a lot more.
Offering a wide 52° apparent field of view, these 10mm, 17mm, and 25mm Orion Sirius Plossl Telescope Eyepieces provide extremely sharp images of impressively high contrast. They are ideal for all types of telescopes: reflector, refractor, and catadioptric. The Plossl 4-element design is renowned for its outstanding performance, and has become the standard by which all other telescope eyepieces are judged.
The Sirius Plossl optical system ismulti-coated for excellent light transmission. Lens edges are blackened to reduce scattering of stray light and maximize contrast.
The lenses are mounted in black-anodized aluminum housings with a 1.25"-diameter chrome-plated brass barrel for durability and precision fit. The barrel is internally threaded to accept standard telescope filters. The built-in rubber eyeguard enhances viewing by helping to block out ambient light and position the eye.
This Sirius Plossl Starter Set includes three eyepieces: our 10mm, 17mm, and 25mm models.
The 10mm is a great, moderately high power ocular for observing small planetary nebulas and globular star clusters, as well as for planetary probing when seeing conditions don't permit higher magnifications.
A medium-power eyepiece, the 17mm is perfect for broad-field lunar observations, medium-sized star clusters, and a wide range of nebular objects.
For moderately low power scanning of open star clusters, and viewing of extended nebulas and larger galaxies, the 25mm model excels.
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.
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