Russell Optics & Machine is known world-wide for making the most
affordable dollar-value high-performance Telescope eyepieces for a
couple of decades now , and it is true. We sell directly to the
consumer, no middle-man markups or "suggested retail" pricing structure
. We get great deals on high quality lenses, machine the spacers and
barrels in-house from *Delrin, and sell direct to you at HUGE savings.
This 24mm 2 inch Super-Wide eyepiece is an excellent
mid-high power eyepiece with an amazing 64 degrees FOV . The lenses
used are high quality & multi-coated yielding excellent sharpness
and contrast ! It is built using the Classic 3-element RKE/Kelner design eyepiece.
Here you get a wide-field eyepiece in a simple RKE design with 64+ degrees AFOV in a 2" format and at a
price that is a fraction of what similar performance would cost
elsewhere. Russell Optics makes eyepieces to "Look through" not to look
"at" and we keep it simple, no fancy boxes, no fancy engraving... just good quality lenses in professionally machined barrels made from the space-age polymer *Delrin originally developed for the NASA space program.
I consider this a great
"budget" wide-field because of the simplicity in design that makes it
easier and more affordable to produce. This design does prefer scopes
with an f/ratio of f/7 and slower, but yields very good performance in
any scope for the price. You just can't find a 2 inch W/F eyepiece for
...... The Perfect Gift for any Astronomer.
S&H in the 48 states is $6.88.
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