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Baader Q-Turret 1.25" eyepiece set

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Manufacturer: Baader

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Baader Q-Turret 1.25" eyepiece set
Baader Q-Turret 1.25" eyepiece set
Baader Q-Turret 1.25" eyepiece set
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The classic orthoscopic eyepiece has some advantages over popular Ploessl eyepieces of the same focal length, but especially compared to modern 'super-wide angle eyepieces':

  • the low number of lens elements used results in very high light transmission with very high contrast and therefore gives an extremely clear, distortion-free image. The stars are perfectly sharp not only in the centre but also at the edge of the field of view.
  • multi-coating ensures low internal reflections - separating the closest double stars with these eyepieces is a breeze, and the fine detail on planets emerges clearly.
  • the orthoscopic eyepieces in this series are parfocal, i.e. almost no refocusing is needed when switching eyepieces.

Construction of an orthoscopic eyepiece: The optics consist of a plano-convex lens with a triplet, meaning there are only four air/glass surfaces. The interior is comprehensively blackened and effectively suppresses any stray light. In addition, the hard anodized barrel comes with an internal thread for taking filters.

How the Q-Barlow lens works - Screw the lens element into the barrel of the Barlow and you get 2.25 × the focal length. Alternatively, the lens element can be screwed directly into the filter thread of an eyepiece. This results in increasing the magnification by a factor of 1.3.

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