The Baader Planetarium Hyperion 68° Modular Eyepieces is the Sky and Telescope's Hot Astronomy Product for 2008, offering the world-class performance and unique photo-visual features, all at incredible low price.
With Baader Planetarium Hyperion Eyepieces, you are no longer to spend more on Telescope Eyepieces than your primary optical instrument. This Hyperion Eyepieces was totally redesigned to deliver better transmission, contrast and some new features than it's highly regarded cousin model. Baader Hyperions Eyepieces are able to deliver sharp and color fidelity image across their 68° wide field of view, even in fast telescopes.
Baader Planetarium Hyperion Eyepieces Features:
Consisting of 8 elements in 5 groups, the unique Baader Hyperion's optical design able to delivers outstanding sharpness and colour correction over a 68° wide apparent field along with 20mm Eye Relief for comfortable view, while the Soft folding rubber eyecups work for both normal and eyeglass users.
All Baader Planetarium Hyperion Eyepiece are equipped with High Grade Water-White Glasses, making them able to deliver a crystal clear view with low scatter and excellent colour fidelity, free of the yellow or bluish coloration imparted by many other eyepieces.
These Hyperion Eyepiece housings have been engineered by Baader Planetarium to incorporate ,em>Opto-Mechanical Design and execution of internal baffling to eliminate stray light and ghost reflections. Uncapping the eyelens reveals a pitch black interior, with no distracting and contrast-robbing glints of light from unbaffled lens or metal surfaces, which gave them a nickname - 'Black Hole' Eyepieces.
Baader Hyperion Eyepieces work in both 1.25" and 2" focusers. The 1.25" barrel is threaded for filters and kept short (0.94") to work well in binoviewers and spotting scopes. Baader's new housing incorporates a full-length 2" barrel and provides a specially designed tapered locking recess. In addition, the Hyperiom field stop locations have been re-designed and optimized to give the shortest focus position possible, an important for binoviewer use.
There is the ability to buy two 'fine tuning rings' which gives you the ability to convert one eyepiece into 4 focal lengths!
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Baader Planetarium, as manufacturer, warrants this new precision optical product to be free of original defects in materials and/or workmanship for the length of time specified by this product. This warranty does not include damage caused by abuse, improper handling, installation, maintenance, normal wear-and-tear, unauthorized repairs or modifications and tampering in anyway. This warranty is limited to the original purchaser and is not transferable.
In the event of a defect within 30 days, the defective unit must be packed carefully and sturdily to prevent damage in transit, and returned to the OZHut at consumer own expense. Beyond 30 days, Please call our Customer Service for more details.
This product will either be replaced or repaired at the discretion of the warrantor. If it's a discontinued item, we will replace the product with an equivalent product. Should the repair not be covered by this warranty, an estimate will be sent for your approval. Non-warranty repairs or refurbishing of your optical products are always provided at a reasonable cost.
Baader Planetarium shall not be liable for any consequential, incidental and/or contingent damages whatsoever. We will not pay shipping, insurance or transportation charges from you to us, or any import fees, duties and or taxes. This warranty supersedes all previous Baader Planetarium warranties.