Al Nagler has taken the wide field concept and brought Nagler-like performance down to the 60°+ class of eyepiece. The result is the Panoptic, a sharp, wide field eyepiece that has kept size, weight, and cost down, whilst improving performance right to the edge of the field.
Tele Vue Panoptic 41mm
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Listed as a Sky and Telescope “Hot Product” when released, the 41mm Panoptic eyepiece is the big brother to the 24mm Panoptic (largest 1.25″ field).
With its 46mm field stop, the 41mm Panoptic delivers the largest 2″ field possible.
Because of its long focal length, it is brilliant in SCTs. It is ideal for observing large emission and reflection nebulae and Supernova remnants. The 19mm of eye relief means that eyeglass wearers can see the whole field of view with no vignetting. An adjustable and removable screw-type top allows quick, comfortable eye positioning. The scalloped shape gives a positive grip. It has a soft rubber eyecup for comfort which can be rolled down or left up.
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