Antares Orthoscopic 12.5mm


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Brand and Model:Antares Orthoscopic 12.5mm
Price ($USD):~$59
Type:Orthoscopic
Focal Length:12.5 mm
Barrel Size:1.25
Apparent FOV:40.0 degrees
Field Stop Dia.:0.0 mm
Eye Relief:0 mm
Elements:4
Weight (lbs):
Description:This 4-element design incorporates a triplet field lens for reduced aberration, and with internal multicoating, achieves images of the highest contrast. The slip-on rubber eyeshield is standard and the barrels are threaded for the standard filters.

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Antares Orthoscopic 12.5mm
Used in 6" F8 and 80mm F8.5 - Extremely crisp high contrast, best planetary ep I have ever used.
Barlows nicely but Eye relief is a tiny bit tighter than I would like but is still not bad.

Regardless of eye relief, I am very tempted to pick up the 9mm as well.

Overall Rating: 9
Optics:9 Value:10
Weight: 10 (Trustworthy Vote)
Date:
By: canuck
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