Meade Modified Achromat 25mm

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Brand and Model:Meade Modified Achromat 25mm
Price ($USD):$34.95
Focal Length:25 mm
Barrel Size:1.25
Apparent FOV:44.0 degrees
Field Stop Dia.:0.0 mm
Eye Relief:13 mm
Weight (lbs):0.22
Description:These fine 3-element eyepieces offer the price-conscious amateur an excellent alternative to more sophisticated and expensive oculars. The four Modified Achromatic focal lengths shown here are an optical advancement over the traditional Kellner and yield sharp, faithful lunar, planetary, and deep-space images. All 1.25" O.D. focal lengths are multi-coated; eyepieces of .965" O.D. are coated with magnesium fluoride (MgF2). The 40mm models of both barrel diameters provide well-corrected, wide-field images on any instrument, and with a moderate investment.

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Meade Modified Achromat 25mm
A decent general-purpose star party eyepiece. Apparent field (45deg) and finish is better than previous incarnations. Some of the older versions didn't have blackened interiors(!) The newer ones do; contrast is better than my old SR and Huyghenians, not quite as good as my Ultimas. Stars will stay sharp within 2/3 of the eyepiece FOV. I have noticed very slight chromatic aberration - a trace of violet/blue around the Moon's edge primarily.

Overall Rating: 6
Optics:6 Value:6
Weight: 9 (Veritable Vote)
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Meade Modified Achromat 25mm
This eyepiece came with my first telescope and was the first I ever used. All I can say is that it can be focused and you can see an image, but there is false color around bright objects and there are many other fine eyepieces to enjoy. Unless you get one for free or use it for star parties try something else.

Overall Rating: 5
Optics:5 Value:6
Weight: 5 (Veritable Vote)
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