Celestron 2-inch Eyepiece and Filter Kit
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The Celestron 2" Eyepiece and Filter Kit includes all the neccessary eyepieces and filters required to dabble with 2" accessories. The E-lux Eyepieces feature a new three-element design with a wide 56º apparent field of view, on par with Plossl Eyepieces but with a improved light transmission. There are three eyepieces ranging from 26mm to 40mm for a versatile selection. Also included iare 2x barlow lens to double the magnification of all eyepieces included in the kit, and 5 colour filters for use with galaxies and planets.
The entire contents of the kit include:
- 90º Mirror Diagonal - 2"
- E-lux 2" Eyepieces - 26mm
- E-lux 2" Eyepieces - 32mm
- E-lux 2" Eyepieces - 40mm
- 2x barlow lens - 2"
- #80A Blue Filter - 2"
- #58 Green Filter - 2"
- #25 Red Filter - 2"
- #21 Orange Filter - 2"
- #12 Deep Yellow Filter - 2"
- Diagonal Adapter for Refractors
- Hard carry case with foam lining
Why 2" over 1.25" accessories?
2" Eyepieces are known to perform better at lower magnifications (focal lengths) compared to 1.25" eyepieces. In comparison, 2" eyepieces can produce a wider apparent field of view, fully utilising the capacity of your refractor and cassegrain telescopes.
Celestron was founded by Tom Johnson whose first telescope design was a simple 6-inch reflector, built for his young son. He gradually progressed to making larger scopes in more sophisticated designs. Today, the Celestron company is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing optical equipment including telescopes (computerised and non-computerised), binoculars, spotting scopes and its accompanying accessories. Celestron's legacy spans 50 years, and has grown to enjoy recognition from amateurs to serious astronomers globally. The company seeks to remain innovative by growing its product offerings, while supporting science education around the world.
Product Code: CLS-94305