Meade Series 5000 4.5mm HD-60 6-Element Eyepiece, #07730 (1.25"). The latest advancement in the Meade Series 5000 eyepiece series offers a large 60° apparent field of view and a flat field of view which is tack sharp right to the edge. This design provides more than 17mm of eye relief for terrific viewing comfort while simultaneously delivering a 40% improvement in corrections for chromatic aberration and edge distortions over traditional Plössls. You simply won't believe how much a premium eyepiece can improve your view, no matter what telescope you own.
Meade Series 5000 Plössl Eyepieces offer a very wide field-of-view, with pinpoint edge of field sharpness and contrast. Specifications of this advanced design include a six element, super fully multi-coated optical design with premium-grade and exotic optical glass for the best possible performance and image brightness and blackened lens edges for enhanced contrast.
Features a precision manufactured 1.25" barrel, increased eye relief and an adjustable twist-up rubber eyeguard for comfort and blocking stray light. Take a look through a Series 5000 Plössl Eyepiece and rediscover your favorite celestial objects.
Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty (within US/Canada only).
Apr 28, 2013
Now the go-to E.P. in that rangePros:
Easy to Use,AccurateCons: Comments:
I purchased the 4.5mm HD-60 from the Clearance and Specials section and it's a great E.P.
As much as I use it I'd pay the extra $10 and get this one.
Originally purchased to complement a 6mm Polossl but this one is so much better that this is now the go-to E.P. at that end of the set.
This review was provided courtesy of AgenaAstro.com
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Mar 4, 2013
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- Review by Starman of Atlanta Area.
Excellent eyepiece, but...Pros:
Strong Construction,Quality LensesCons: Comments:
The optical quality of this eyepiece is excellent, as is the build quality. I particularly like the design of the twist up eye cup. But, this eyepiece isn't for every scope.
In my f/5 Newtonian, the views were uninspiring. But, in my 5" f/7.5 APO Triplet, the views of Jupiter and Saturn are nothing short of stunning! If you have a fast scope, consider a different focal length Series 5000 eyepiece.
This review was provided courtesy of AgenaAstro.comFeb 8, 2013
Easy to UseCons: Comments:
This eyepiece was fair but didn't give me the image quality that I was looking for in my 5" refractor.
But there are a lot of variables to consider when you are looking for an eyepiece that matches well with your particular telescope. And this eyepiece could very well perform diffently with another kind of telescope.
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Apparent Field of View 60° Barrel Size 1.25" (31.7mm) Bolt Case Included Yes - Free Agena Eyepiece Container Bolt Case Size Agena 52x120mm Coatings Super Fully Multi-Coated Height (with Eye Guard) 4.16" (105.7mm) Max Width 1.87" (47.4mm) End Caps 2 Eye Lens Diameter 0.86" (21.9mm) Eye Relief by Design Greater than 17mm Filter Threads Standard 1.25" Filter Thread (M28.5 x 0.6) Focal Length 4.50mm Lens Elements 6 Rubber Eye Guard Yes Blackened Lens Edges Yes Manufacturer Meade Eyepiece Focal Length 5mm and Under Eyepiece Field of View 51 - 60 degrees Eyepiece Series Meade 5000 HD-60 Barrel Type With safety undercut Eyepiece Weight 7.20oz (204.12g)