Explore Scientific 52° 6.5mm Waterproof Eyepiece Explore Scientific
Explore Scientific 52° 6.5mm Waterproof Eyepiece Explore Scientific

Explore Scientific 52° 6.5mm Waterproof Eyepiece

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    Features of the Explore Scientific 52° 6.5mm Waterproof Eyepiece:

    Description

    Mid-range high power eyepieces like the 6.5mm are instrumental when transitioning through magnifications to observe an object until it is best seen. There are several aspects that have to come together when observing at high powers: good-to-perfect atmospheric seeing conditions; telescope optics that are collimated; a telescope that is acclimated to the ambient temperature; brightness and size of the object being observed are just a few aspects to consider. The observing challenges are high, but the rewards of observing at high power with razor sharp views are unforgettable.

    Explore Scientific Waterproof Eyepieces - Comfort, Quality, Value. The Explore Scientific 52° Series eyepieces are excellent flat-field multi-element oculars that can transform your visual astronomy experience. With an apparent field of view of 52 degrees, these eyepieces offer incredible value in a very nice eyepiece. Expect exceptional quality and value versus a comparably priced Plossol.

    Another great benefit of these eyepieces is the excellent contrast and ease with which you can gaze, not directly at an object, but slightly to either side. This skill, called using averted vision, is especially helpful when observing faint objects, because using averted vision puts the image on a part of your eye that is more sensitive to light, allowing you to see fainter images.

     Specs

    Item Number EPWP5265–01
    Focal Length 6.5mm
    Length 103.5mm
    Width 43mm
    Weight 226.8 grams; 8 oz.
    Barrel Size/Type 1.25" O.D. / Double Taper
    Eye Relief 15.9mm
    Field Stop Diameter 5.9mm
    Coatings EMD (Enhanced Multi-Layer Deposition) on all lens-to-air surfaces
    Lens Elements/ Groups 6 Elements in 3 Groups; Edge Blackened
    Filter Thread Fits Standard 1.25-inch Dia. Thread in Filters (1.125-inches x 42 TPI)
    Waterproof O-Ring Sealed Argon Gas Purged; Tested Under 1 Meter of Water for 30 Minutes
    Eyecup Removable Flip-Down Style Soft Silicone Rubber
    Lens Caps Slide-on Top and Bottom
    Materials Optical Glass; Aluminum; Steel; Silicone Rubber
    Markings Laser Engraved: Focal Length; Series; Serial Number; Brand

     

     Warranty

    Limited USA One Year Warranty when product is registered within 60 days of purchase.


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    - Waterproof design for all-weather use


    - 52° apparent field of view for wide-angle viewing


    - Multi-coated optics for bright and sharp images


    - Compatible with most telescopes


    - 6.5mm focal length for high magnification


    - Comes with a carrying case for easy transport


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