Celestron E-LUX 25mm


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Brand and Model:Celestron E-LUX 25mm
Price ($USD):$29.95
Type:Plossl
Focal Length:25mm mm
Barrel Size:1.25
Apparent FOV:0.0 degrees
Field Stop Dia.:0.0 mm
Eye Relief:0 mm
Elements:4
Weight (lbs):
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Celestron E-LUX 25mm
I know that most of us have either used or own a more expensive eyepiece. This eyepiece is still a joy to use. I have used it in a 8 inch sct and and find the stars focus to tight points of light. A Tele Vue plossl or a Celestron Ultima will focus to slightly sharper. For this eyepiece, stars are in focus for 90% of the field of view getting soft right next to the edge. I don't find this to be a problem for most viewing. Because of the multi-coatings and having only 4 elements, this eyepiece holds its own when looking for faint deep sky objects. It is nicely constructed. It looks and feels like a well made eyepiece. I like the fold down eyecup which folds almost flat against the top of the eyepiece. This prevents my glasses from being scratched. I can just see the entire field of view when my glasses just touch the eyecup.

I know that many will reject a low priced eyepiece such as this. I have found mine to be a joy to use.

Overall Rating: 8
Optics:8 Value:9
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.165.81)
Link to this vote: http://www.excelsis.com/1.0/displayvote.php?voteid=554231

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