Baader Classic Ortho Telescope Eyepiece - 6mm

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    Baader Classic Ortho Telescope Eyepiece - 6mm

    Baader Classic Ortho Telescope Eyepieces

    Baader's Classic Orthoscopic eyepieces are the paramount eyepiece for the planetary observer. Working in close association with Zeiss, Baader Planetarium has aquired an in-depth knowledge of their eyepiece and optic design and production techniques. Their goal was to create an eyepiece that was as great as the original Zeiss Abbe Orthoscopic eyepieces of years past while allowing this design to be accessible to the average amateur astronomer. They have succeeded with flying colors.

    Using a specialized coating technique called Phantom Multi-Coatings, Baader uses a broadband multilayer coatings on all of the optical surfaces and increases contrast, purity of color while minimizing ghost imaging but diminishing reflectivity from each air-to-glass surface.

    Fine machine quality also increase light transmission and reduce glare or reflectivity. Each Baader Orthoscopic is threaded to accept 1.25" filters.


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    • where are the classic orthoscopic made thank you

      Dave, The Baader Classic orthoscopics are made in Japan. We do have the 6, the 10 and the 18 in stock. Please give me a call at 800-483-6287 if you're interested or have any other questions. Thanks

    • Will this mount up to all my 35MM photography tripods or do I need to buy anything else? If I need anything else, can you tell me what it is and is it in stock? Thanks! Mike

      Yes, The Orion 80ST A can be mounted to a standard photo tripod

    • I have the Celestron VX8 SCT with the standard 6X30mm finder scope without the dovetail attachment. Can you supply the dovetail shoe to attach to the scope as well? Thank you

      Phil, The adapter you need is the OS-VFS and we do have them in stock. You can order it online or give us a call at 800-483-6287. Thanks.

    • What is the eye relief of this eyepiece? Thanks!

      The eye relief of a classic Orthoscopic eyepiece is approximately 80% its focal length, so a 6mm Ortho would have an eye relief of ~4.8mm.