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Meade 56mm Series 4000 Super Plossl Eyepiece - 2"

Item # ME-07178-02

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Quick Overview

  • This Meade Series 4000 Super Plossl Eyepiece has a 56mm focal length presented in a 2" format.
  • Excels as a "sweeper" eyepiece for location of objects, highlights extended nebula, projects close deep space objects together in the same field and benefits telescopes with a long focal ratio.
  • With a 52 apparent field of view, the Meade Series 4000 Super Plossl Eyepiece offers a generous 21mm of eye relief.
  • Includes custom fit rubber eyeguard and threaded bolt case for safe long term storage.

Meade 56mm Series 4000 Super Plossl Eyepiece - 2"

Meade 56mm Series 4000 2" Super Plossl Eyepiece

The world standard in telescope oculars, Meade Series 4000 eyepieces yield the widest possible fields of view, consistent with pinpoint edge-of-field sharpness and long eye relief—and yet with extremely low astigmatism, spherical aberration, and off-axis color.

Incorporating multicoated optics for optimum image contrast, these sophisticated 4- to 8-element designs permit levels of optical performance generally impossible to achieve with eyepieces of fewer elements.

Meade Series 4000 Eyepiece


All Series 4000 eyepieces include a soft rubber eye guard, custom fitted to each eyepiece with a bayonet mount. The eye guards fold down for eyeglass wearers, and in fact the folded eye guard shields eyeglasses from coming into contact with the metal eyepiece housings. Rubber grips are provided on all but the three shortest focal length Super Plössl eyepieces.

Designed to utilize the very latest in optical glass types, Meade 4-element Super Plössls are excellent general-purpose eyepieces. For observing hairline lunar and planetary detail, splitting close double stars, or for resolving faint nebulosity in deep space, Meade Super Plössls optimize the performance of any telescope type, whether f/10 Schmidt- Cassegrain, f/16 refractor, or f/4 reflector. They also operate well in conjunction with the air-spaced design of the Meade #140 2x Apochromatic Barlow. All focal lengths through 32mm are parfocal. Each Series 4000 Super Plössl eyepiece is shipped in a dust-proof, threaded poly bottle for secure long-term storage.

Meade Product Number: 07178-02
SKU ME-07178-02
Manufacturer Meade
Optical Design Plossl
Barrel Size 2"
Warranty 1 Year Warranty
Eyepiece Field of View - Apparent 52º
Eyepiece Focal Length 56mm
Eyepiece Eye Relief 21mm
Eyepiece Manufacturer Series Meade 4000 Super Plossl
Eyepiece Weight Not supplied by manufacturer
Field Stop Not supplied by manufacturer
Number of Lens Elements & Groups 4 elements
Special Feature None
Comes with Dust Caps? Yes
Comes with Case? No
Comes with Eye Guard? Yes
  • Meade 56mm Super Plossl 2" Eyepiece
  • Threaded Poly Eyepiece Case

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