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Vixen 1.25" LVW Lanthanum Wide Eyepiece - 17mm # 3897

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Brand Vixen Optics
Part Number 3897
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The 17mm Vixen Optics LVW eyepiece is designed to give you moderate magnification with an incredibly wide field of view.

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

The 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.


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Apparent Field of View 65°
Barrel Size 1.25" (31.7mm)
Bolt Case Included Yes - Free Agena Eyepiece Container
Bolt Case Size Agena 65x80mm
Height (with Eye Guard) 3.96" (100.6mm)
Height (without Eye Guard) 3.63" (92.2mm)
Max Width 2.20" (55.8mm)
End Caps 2
Eye Lens Diameter 1.20" (30.5mm)
Eye Relief by Design 20mm
Filter Threads Standard 1.25" Filter Thread (M28.5 x 0.6)
Focal Length 17mm
Lens Elements 8
Lens Groups 5
Rubber Eye Guard Yes
Manufacturer Vixen Optics
Eyepiece Focal Length 15.1mm - 20mm
Eyepiece Field of View 61 - 70 degrees
Eyepiece Series Vixen LVW
Barrel Type With safety undercut
Eyepiece Weight 12.60oz (357.20g)