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TMB Planetary II Eyepiece Wide Angle 58 Degree 1.25"

TMB Planetary II Eyepiece Wide Angle 58 Degree 1.25"

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TMB Planetary II Eyepiece Wide Angle 58 Degree 1.25" Inch

Introducing the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece

The TMB Planetary II Eyepiece is a top-of-the-line optical accessory designed for serious astronomers and stargazing enthusiasts. With a wide 58-degree field of view and multiple focal lengths ranging from 2.5mm to 9mm, this eyepiece series provides a high-quality, immersive viewing experience. Whether you are observing planets, the moon, or deep-sky objects, the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece delivers crisp, clear, and detailed images that will elevate your astronomical observations to new heights.

Features of the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece

The TMB Planetary II Eyepiece boasts an array of features that make it a must-have for any telescope setup:

  • Wide Field of View: A 58-degree apparent field of view offers an expansive look at celestial objects.
  • Multiple Focal Lengths: Available in 2.5mm, 3.2mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 7mm, 7.5mm, 8mm, and 9mm, allowing for versatile magnification options.
  • High-Quality Optics: Fully multicoated green lenses ensure excellent light transmission and image contrast.
  • Comfortable Viewing: Long eye relief of 15mm and a large 21mm eye lens diameter provide comfortable viewing sessions.
  • Durable Construction: Built with sturdy metal materials and a fold-down rubber eyecup for durability and user comfort.
  • Standard Fitting: 1.25” (31.75mm) fitting diameter compatible with most telescopes and spotting scopes.
  • Lens Protection: Comes with lens caps for both ends to protect the eyepiece when not in use.

Applications of the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece

This eyepiece is perfect for a variety of astronomical applications, making it a versatile addition to your telescope:

  • Planetary Observations: Ideal for detailed views of planets, revealing surface details and atmospheric phenomena.
  • Lunar Observations: Excellent for observing the moon's craters, valleys, and mountains with stunning clarity.
  • Deep-Sky Observations: Suitable for viewing deep-sky objects like nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies.
  • Educational Use: Perfect for educational settings, allowing students to experience high-quality astronomical observations.

Benefits of Using the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece

Using the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece offers numerous benefits for both amateur and professional astronomers:

  • Improved Image Quality: Multicoated lenses provide sharp, high-contrast images with minimal aberrations.
  • Comfortable Viewing: Long eye relief and a large eye lens diameter reduce eye strain during extended viewing sessions.
  • Versatile Magnification: Multiple focal lengths allow for a wide range of magnifications, suitable for different types of observations.
  • Durability: High-quality construction ensures the eyepiece will withstand frequent use and last for years.
  • Compatibility: Standard 1.25” fitting diameter makes it compatible with a wide range of telescopes and spotting scopes.

What is the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece Used For?

The TMB Planetary II Eyepiece is used for enhancing astronomical observations by providing a wide field of view and high-quality optics. It is designed to fit into the eyepiece holder of telescopes and spotting scopes, allowing users to observe celestial objects with greater clarity and detail. This eyepiece is particularly useful for observing planets, the moon, and deep-sky objects, offering an immersive and detailed viewing experience.

Usage Instructions for the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece

Using the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece is straightforward and simple:

  1. Choose the Focal Length: Select the appropriate focal length eyepiece based on your desired magnification.
  2. Insert into Telescope: Insert the eyepiece into the 1.25” eyepiece holder of your telescope or spotting scope.
  3. Adjust Focus: Use the focus knob on your telescope to achieve a sharp and clear image.
  4. Observe: Look through the eyepiece and enjoy detailed views of celestial objects.
  5. Protect the Eyepiece: When finished, cover both ends of the eyepiece with the provided lens caps to protect the lenses from dust and damage.

Tips for Optimal Use of the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece

To get the best performance out of your TMB Planetary II Eyepiece, consider the following tips:

  • Regular Cleaning: Keep the lenses clean by using a soft, lint-free cloth to remove dust and fingerprints.
  • Avoid Over-Tightening: When inserting the eyepiece into the telescope, ensure it is secure but avoid over-tightening to prevent damage.
  • Store Properly: Store the eyepiece in a protective case or bag when not in use to avoid scratches and exposure to dust.
  • Use with Filters: Utilize the standard 1.25” inner thread to attach light filters for enhanced views of specific celestial objects.
  • Observe in Dark Locations: For the best viewing experience, observe from a dark location away from city lights to minimize light pollution.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: What focal lengths are available for the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece?

A: The eyepiece is available in focal lengths of 2.5mm, 3.2mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 7mm, 7.5mm, 8mm, and 9mm.

Q: Is this eyepiece compatible with all telescopes?

A: The eyepiece has a standard 1.25” (31.75mm) fitting diameter, making it compatible with most telescopes and spotting scopes.

Q: What is the field of view of the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece?

A: The eyepiece offers a wide 58-degree apparent field of view.

Q: How do I clean the lenses of the eyepiece?

A: Use a soft, lint-free cloth to gently clean the lenses. Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials.

Q: Does the eyepiece come with lens caps?

A: Yes, the eyepiece comes with lens caps for both ends to protect the lenses when not in use.

Why Should You Choose the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece?

Choosing the right eyepiece is crucial for any serious astronomer. Here’s why the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece is the best choice for your telescope:

  • Superior Optics: Fully multicoated green lenses provide exceptional image quality with high contrast and sharpness.
  • Wide Field of View: A 58-degree field of view offers expansive views of celestial objects, enhancing the observing experience.
  • Comfortable Design: Long eye relief and a large eye lens diameter ensure comfortable viewing sessions, even during extended observations.
  • Durable Construction: Built with high-quality metal materials and a fold-down rubber eyecup for long-lasting durability.
  • Versatile Compatibility: The standard 1.25” fitting diameter makes it compatible with a wide range of telescopes and spotting scopes.

Specifications of the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece

  • Model: SWA-58 TMB Planetary II
  • Field of View: 58 degrees
  • Focal Lengths Available: 2.5mm, 3.2mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 7mm, 7.5mm, 8mm, 9mm
  • Fitting Diameter: 1.25” (31.75mm)
  • Eye Lens Diameter: 21mm
  • Eye Relief: 15mm
  • Lens Coating: Fully multicoated green lenses
  • Material: Metal construction
  • Color: Black
  • Additional Features: Fold-down rubber eyecup, standard 1.25” inner thread for light filters
  • Included Accessories: Lens caps for both ends

Package Content

When you order the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece, you will receive:

  • 1 x SWA-58 TMB Planetary II Eyepiece (focal length as per your selection)
  • Lens Caps for Both Ends
  • Instruction Manual

Order Now and Elevate Your Astronomical Observations

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to elevate your stargazing sessions with the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece. Experience the wonders of the universe with a high-quality, wide-angle eyepiece that delivers crisp, clear, and detailed images. Order now and take the first step towards enhancing your astronomical observations. With fast shipping and excellent customer service, we ensure that you receive your eyepiece promptly and in perfect condition.

Enhance your telescope setup with the TMB Planetary II Eyepiece and enjoy unparalleled views of the night sky. Choose your preferred focal length and place your order today!

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