Opticstar Zoom XL 7.5mm-22.5mm eyepiece

Premium eyepiece for astronomical and terrestrial use as well as for Solar observation.

  • Particularly flat field of view
  • Focal length: 7.5mm-22.5mm Zoom
  • Field of view: 42° - 66°
  • Parfocal at all magnifications
  • Optical elements: 8
  • Optical coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
  • Adjustable twist-type eyeguard
  • Excellent mechanical construction
  • Threaded for 1.25" filters
  • Barrel size: 1.25"
  • UK warranty
Opticstar Zoom XL 7.5mm-22.5mm eyepiece
  • Product code: XLZ75
  • Availability: In stock
  • Despatch: 2 business days
  • Retail Price: £ 195.00
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England & Wales
£ 6.00
Scotland Central & South
£ 6.00
Scotland North
£ 6.00
Northern Ireland
£ 6.00
UK islands (from)
£ 6.00
European Union (from)
£ 12.00
Worldwide (from)
£ 15.00

Description

A premium zoom eyepiece of superior optical quality and craftsmanship. This high-quality zoom eyepiece delivers a particularly flat field of view, exceptional contrast and excellent colour rendition. It is recommended for astronomical and terrestrial use as well as for Solar observing with an appropriate telescope. If you own a smaller Solar telescope like the Coronado PST then the smaller and lighter Opticstar XL 7.2mm-21.5mm ZOOM would also be worth considering.

The eyepiece provides an apparent field of view of 66°-42° and continuous focal lengths between 7.5mm and 22.5mm, this range particularly suits SCT type telescopes that will operate at their highest magnifications at around 7.5mm under reasonable conditions. When used in conjunction with a 2x barlow the eyepiece will reach the maximum possible magnification for a f/4.8 Newtonian telescope thus making it very versatile with a variety of telescopes of different optical designs, focal lengths and focal ratios.


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Usability

The excellent mechanical construction and finish when combined with a substantial eye relief of 18mm-19.5mm and an adjustable twist-type eyeguard make these eyepieces very comfortable to use. In addition, the eyepiece is parfocal and as such there is no need to refocus when changing magnifications.

Optical performance

The eyepiece's advanced optical train consists of eight lenses in five separate groups, all optical surfaces are broadband fully multi-coated and all lenses feature blackened edges, the eyepiece also benefits from internal baffling. These features reduce internal reflections to an absolute minimum and help to significantly increase contrast.

Compact

The Eyepiece has a 1.25" nosepiece and is threaded for filters. It weighs 255 grams, measures 94mm tall (including the nosepiece) and has a 56mm maximum diameter.

Carries full one year UK warranty.

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Opticstar Zoom XL 7.5mm-22.5mm eyepiece
Attribute Specification
Meade Product Code (SKU) XLZ75
Universal Product Code (UPC) n/a
Warranty 1 year UK warranty
Series XL
Experience Level Advanced
Optical Design Zoom
Optical Elements 8
Optical Groups 5
Focal Length Variable between 7.5mm to 22.5mm
Optical Coatings Fully Multi-Coated
Apparent Field of View (FOV) Variable between 42° to 66°
Eyepiece Barrel Size 1.25"
Eye Relief 18mm to 19.5mm
Eyeguard Adjustable twist type
Weight 255 grams
Width 56mm
Height 94mm
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