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Orion 17mm Stratus Wide-Field Eyepiece - 1.25" / 2"

Orion 17 mm Stratus Wide-Field Telescope Eyepiece

Enjoy a wide-field window into the heavens, served up by Stratus eyepieces. With an apparent field of 68-degrees, which translates to a 71-percent greater viewing area than that of a typical Plossl, Stratus eyepieces quite literally put more stars in your eyes. In the same way you feel more a part of the action watching a big-screen TV, with Stratus you will feel like you are really experiencing your celestial targets, rather than just viewing them from afar.

Each ocular features a monster 1.25-inch diameter eye lens to look into. Each also has a generous 20 mm of eye relief, so you'll get the "big picture" even if you wear eyeglasses. The optics are fully multi-coated to maximize light transmission to your eyes, and the lens edges are blackened to ensure excellent contrast.

Stratus eyepieces fit in both 1.25-inch and 2-inch focusers. Each is threaded for filters and comes with protective lens caps.



Orion 17 mm Stratus Wide-Field Telescope Eyepiece Features


  • This 17 mm Orion Stratus eyepiece sports a monster 1.25-inch diameter eye lens and a generous 20 mm eye relief for exceptional viewing comfort
  • An ideal telescope eyepiece for wide-field, moderate magnification views of the Moon, planets and bright deep sky objects
  • Offers a 68-degree apparent field of view for a nice and wide window into the heavens
  • Eyepiece is usable in both 1.25-inch and larger 2-inch focusers thanks to its dual-purpose body
  • Optics are fully multi-coated and feature blackened lens edges for maximized light transmission and excellent contrast



Product Number: OR-8245



Dust Caps IncludedYes
Eye Guard IncludedYes
Eyepiece Apparent FOV68 degrees
Eyepiece Eye Relief20mm
Eyepiece Focal Length17mm
Field Stop23mm
Lens Elements & Groups8 elements
ModelOrion Stratus
Optical DesignWide Angle
Warranty1 Year Warranty