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.
|Eyepiece Series||LVW Lanthanum Wide|
|Barrel Size||1.25" (31.7mm)|
|Apparent Field of View (Mfg Specified)||65°|
|Eye Relief (Designed)||20mm|
|Filter Threads||Standard 1.25" Filter Thread (M28.5 x 0.6)|
|Barrel Safety Recess||Yes|
|Barrel Type||With safety undercut|
|Protective Plastic Storage Container||Yes - Free Agena Eyepiece Container|
|Protective Plastic Storage Container Size||Agena 65x80mm|
|Height (With Eyeguard Extended)||3.96" (100.6mm)|
|Height (Without Eyeguard)||3.63" (92.2mm)|
|Maximum Width||2.20" (55.8mm)|
|Eye Lens Diameter||1.20" (30.5mm)|
|Rubber Eye Guard||Yes|
|Weight||12.6 oz (357 g)|
|Country of Manufacture||Japan|