David Tytell

Smart Astronomy has introduced an affordable line of high-power eyepieces. The Solar System Planetary Long Eye-Relief Eyepieces ($99 each) have 1¼-inch barrels and feature a seven-element design with blackened lens edges. They produce high-contrast views with excellent color correction and an undistorted field free of spherical aberration. They are available in focal lengths of 3, 6, and 12.5 mm. Each has a generous 55° apparent field of view and 20 mm of eye relief — likely enough to accommodate eyeglasses if you wear them while observing.

Smart Astronomy
888-291-6577; www.smartastronomy.com

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