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Explore Scientific 11mm 82 Degree Waterproof Eyepiece - 1.25"

SKU : ES-EPWP8211-01

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  • Focal Length: 11 mm
  • FoV: 82 Degrees
  • Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Excellent wide field eyepiece for observing use

Product Details

  • Using advanced computer design, combinations of low dispersion and high refractive index optical glasses, and durable multilayer deposition coatings, Explore Scientific 82 degree Series extreme wide field eyepieces are optimized to produce high contrast, high resolution, and superior flat field characteristics. Each 82 degree Series Nitrogen-Purged Waterproof eyepiece is internally sealed and purged with inert, dry nitrogen gas to prevent internal fogging, to halt the intrusion of fine particulates and fungus, and to maximize the life of the internal coatings.

    The visual effect of these eyepieces with their long eye-relief and their 82 degree apparent field is truly a full-immersion experience. Your eye is relaxed, allowing you to easily use the "averted vision" technique to study faint details across a huge field-of-view. 

    Each eyepiece is meticulously assembled into precision machined metal lens barrels that maintain the perfect alignment of the optical train for years of rugged use in the field. The 82 degree Series eyepieces come with a twist-up rubber eye-guard that raise to the desired height for the comfort of the observer, and as experienced astronomers know, eye comfort is critical when trying to observe at the visual limits of the telescope. To keep internal reflections to a minimum, all internal surfaces of the eyepiece barrel are flat black, as well as the edges of the lenses themselves to minimize the scattering of light within the lenses themselves.

    In today's modern telescope industry there are many fine companies to choose from manufacturing top quality eyepieces. Explore Scientific invites direct side-by-side comparison with any other eyepiece of similar design, and they back their eyepieces with a Lifetime Warranty. We think that you will find Explore Scientific eyepieces rank among the finest obtainable and represent an outstanding value.

    OPT Product Number: ES-EPWP8211-01
  • specifications

    Dust Caps IncludedYes
    Eye Guard IncludedYes
    Eye Relief15mm
    Field of View82 degrees
    Focal Length11mm
    Size1.25"
    WarrantyLifetime Warranty
  • included items

    • Eyepiece
    • Eyepiece Dust Cap

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    J
    06/26/2015
    Jim
    Mind Blowing Performance

    This eyepiece is $159.00....$159.00... I still can't get over it! The view through this EP in my ED127 triplet is nothing short of incredible. Pinpoint Stars. that "porthole view" is something that takes a little getting used to but the stars are sharp right out to the field stop (if you can find it!). I have Televue's and they are excellent, but to be honest, this is every bit as good and possibly a tad better than my TV's! (I know it's heretical, but this eyepiece allowed my wife to see the Cassini division for the first time without using averted vision. Coupled with a ES 3X focal extender this is a powerhouse. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

    KZ
    09/20/2011
    kevin z.
    first look

    you want it to be a nagler type 6 clone but it isn't. the real-world eye-relief is nothing close to the claimed 15 mm. its much less than that of a comparable type 6 (I compared to 13 and 9 mm, at least not if you want to see much of the field. It reminds me of a short focal length orthoscopic. not a comfortable eyepiece to use. Its also notably heavier. but its not bad (I've seen bad if you compare its price to the nagler you are getting what you paid for.