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Vixen 17mm Lanthanum LVW Eyepiece - 1.25" / 2"

Item # VX-3897

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Quick Overview

  • This Vixen LVW Lanthanum Wide-Field Eyepiece is 17mm with a 1.25/2" barrel size.
  • Features a 65 apparent field of view with a full 20mm of eye relief.
  • This Vixen LVW Lanthanum Wide-Field Eyepiece is an 8 element design, divided into five groups.
  • Safety grooves molded in for a secure grip and color-coded for easy identification.
  • This Vixen LVW Lanthanum Wide-Field Eyepiece offers 118X at 2000mm FL, 59X at 1000mm FL and 29X at 500mm FL.

Vixen LVW Lanthanum Wide-Field Eyepieces - 17mm

Designed to give the maximum field of view the human eye can view sharply, these Vixen LVW Lanthanum eyepieces incorporate several elements made from Premium Rare-Earth Lanthanum glass to reduce optical aberrations.

The Vixen LVW eyepiece is designed to give you an incredible wide rich field of view, while reducing any internal loss of contrast or sharpness. Stunning views of the Moon, galaxies or extended nebulae are sure to follow when using this eyepiece. Be careful when viewing with these eyepieces, you just may feel like you are falling into a galaxy!

Vixen LVW Lanthanum Wide-Field Eyepiece Features...

  • Extra-long 20mm eye-relief allows for comfortable observations - even with eye glasses.
  • Highly prized for eyepiece projection imaging.
  • Fully multi-coated for absolute maximum performance qualities.
  • Convenient fold-down rubber eye guards.
  • Incredible wide field of view without internal loss of contrast or sharpness.
Vixen Product Number: VX-3897
SKU VX-3897
Manufacturer Vixen
Optical Design Wide Angle
Barrel Size 1.25"/2"
Eyepiece Field of View - Apparent 65ยบ
Eyepiece Focal Length 17mm
Eyepiece Eye Relief 20mm
Eyepiece Manufacturer Series Vixen Lanthanum LVW
Eyepiece Weight 1 lb. 4 oz.
Field Stop Not supplied by manufacturer
Number of Lens Elements & Groups 8 elements, 5 groups
Special Feature None
Comes with Dust Caps? Yes
Comes with Case? No
Comes with Eye Guard? Yes
  • Vixen LVW 1.25/2" 17mm Eyepiece
  • Dust Caps
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