Orion 2x Shorty Barlow Lens - 1.25"
Orion 1.25" 2x Shorty Barlow Lens
It gets its name from its compact size. The Shorty Barlow Lens is just 3" long end to endƒ???????????about half the length of a standard barlow lens. It's short 1.25"-diameter barrel is just 1.6" long, fitting easily in any 1.25" star diagonal, so it's great to use with refracting telescopes and Schmidt-Cassegrains. In fact, it works with any type of telescope. Takes up less space in your accessory case than a standard barlow, to boot.
The Shorty's 2x amplifier lens is an achromatic glass doublet that's now multi-coated to ensure excellent light transmission. The machined and anodized aluminum housing is internally baffled to eliminate unwanted reflections and increase contrast.
Enjoy higher-power, sharper images without eye strain, and get more mileage from your telescope eyepieces with the short barlow that's long on versatility. Try a Shorty on for size today!
Orion Product Number: 08711
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Will this help fix the focusing problem I have with an Orion XT8G telescope and an Orion SLR camera adapter? We bought the adjustable Orion camera adapter and ring for a Nikon SLR and can not get anything in focus..
A barlow is a good way to move the focal point outward and allow a DSLR to come to focus. I am not 100% sure that a 1.25" barlow would work, though. I know that using a 2" to T adapter http://www.optcorp.com/tpo-2-to-t-thread-adapter.html with the unscrew