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 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.