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Barlow Lenses & Focal Extenders

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Baader Planetarium 1.25" VIP 2X Barlow - VIPB

SKU: BAD-VIPB
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2X
  • Number of Elements: 2
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
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$269.00
Explore Scientific 2x Focal Extender - 2"

Explore Scientific 2" 2x Focal Extender - FE02-020

SKU: EXS-FE02-020
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 2"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2X
  • Number of Elements: 4
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated with EMD Enhanced Coatings
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$269.99 $229.99
Explore Scientific 2x Focal Extender - 1.25"

Explore Scientific 2x Focal Extender - 1.25" - FE02-125

SKU: EXS-FE02-125
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2X
  • Number of Elements: 4
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
$159.99 $134.99
Explore Scientific 3x Focal Extender - 1.25"

Explore Scientific 1.25" - 3x Focal Extender - FE03-125

SKU: EXS-FE03-125
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 3X
  • Number of Elements: 4
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
$169.99 $144.99
Explore Scientific 5x Focal Extender - 1.25"

Explore Scientific 1.25" - 5x Focal Extender - FE05-125

SKU: EXS-FE05-125
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 5X
  • Number of Elements: 4
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
$179.99 $154.99

Celestron Omni Series 1.25" 2x Barlow Lens - 93326

SKU: CEL-93326
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2X
  • Number of Elements: 2
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
$54.95 $44.95

Celestron X-Cel LX 3X Barlow Lens - 1.25" - 93428

SKU: CEL-93428
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 3X
  • Number of Elements: 3
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
$103.95 $89.95

Celestron 2.5X Luminos Barlow Lens - 2" - 93436

SKU: CEL-93436
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 2"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2.5X
  • Number of Elements: 4
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
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$136.95 $124.95
Celestron X-Cel LX 1.25" 2x Barlow Lens

Celestron X-Cel LX 2X Barlow Lens - 1.25" - 93529

SKU: CEL-93529
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2X
  • Number of Elements: 3
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
$103.95 $89.95

Meade 1.25" Short Focus 2X Barlow Lens - 07273

SKU: MEA-07273
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2X
  • Lens Coatings: Multi-Coated
$39.99 $32.95

Meade 1.25" Short Focus 3x Barlow Lens - 07278

SKU: MEA-07278
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 3X
  • Number of Elements: 2
  • Lens Coatings: Multi-Coated
$39.99 $31.95

Takahashi 2X Barlow - 1.25" - TKA00597

SKU: TAK-TKA00597
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2X
  • Number of Elements: 2
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
$204.00 $183.60

Orion 3x 1.25" Tri-Mag Barlow Lens - 08704

SKU: ORI-08704
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 3X
  • Number of Elements: 2
  • Lens Coatings: Multi-Coated
$49.99

Orion High-Power 1.25" 3x 4-Element Barlow Lens - 08707

SKU: ORI-08707
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 3X
  • Number of Elements: 4
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
$129.99

Orion 2x 1.25" Shorty Barlow Lens - 8711

SKU: ORI-08711
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2X
  • Number of Elements: 2
  • Lens Coatings: Multi-Coated
$39.99

Orion High-Power 1.25" 5x 4-Element Barlow Lens - 08715

SKU: ORI-08715
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 5X
  • Number of Elements: 4
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
$149.99

High Point 2X Barlow Lens - 1.25" - 2XB1

SKU: HPS-2XB1
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2X
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
$29.95 $23.96

5x APO 1.25-Inch Barlow Lens

SKU: HPS-5XB1
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 5X
  • Number of Elements: 3
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
$49.95 $39.96

Tele Vue 2.0x - 2" Powermate - PMT-2200

SKU: TLV-PMT-2200
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 2"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2X
  • Number of Elements: 4
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$327.00

Tele Vue 2.5x - 1.25" Powermate - PMT-2513

SKU: TLV-PMT-2513
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2.5X
  • Number of Elements: 4
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$218.00

Tele Vue 4.0x - 2" Powermate - PMT-4201

SKU: TLV-PMT-4201
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 2"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 4X
  • Number of Elements: 4
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$333.00

Tele Vue 5.0x - 1.25" Powermate - PMT-5126

SKU: TLV-PMT-5126
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 5X
  • Number of Elements: 4
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$218.00

Tele Vue 2X Barlow Lens - 1.25" - BLW-2125

SKU: TLV-BLW-2125
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2X
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
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$128.00

Tele Vue 3.0x 1.25" Barlow Lens - BLW-3125

SKU: TLV-BLW-3125
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 1.25"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 3X
  • Number of Elements: 2
  • Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
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$128.00

Tele Vue 2.0x 2" Big Barlow Lens - BWC-2211

SKU: TLV-BWC-2211
  • Barlow or Extender Barrel Size: 2"
  • Barlow or Extender by Magnification: 2X
  • Accepts both 2" and 1.25" eyepieces with the aid of the included 1.25" eyepiece adapter
  • Best suited for use with Newtonian reflector telescopes
  • Fully multi-coated with 48 mm filter threads
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$218.00

Barlow lenses are an essential part of any telescope accessory collection. Invented in 1834 by Peter Barlow, the Barlow Lens increases the magnification of your telescope. The most popular barlow lens is the 2x barlow lens. By using a 2x Barlow Lens you are cutting the effective focal length of your eyepiece in half. For example, if you are using a 20mm Eyepiece with a 2x Barlow Lens you will effectively cut the focal length to 10mm, therefore doubling the magnification of whatever telescope you decide to use.

Barlow Lense focal extenders are great telescope accessories because when added to your telescope accessory collection they essentially double the magnification range of your eyepiece assortment. For example, if you have focal lengths of 40mm, 25mm and 10mm in your collection and you add a 2x Barlow Lens then you will have effectively widened your collection range to 40mm, 25mm, 20mm, 12.5mm, 10mm and 5mm. Adding a Barlow focal extender lens is a great way to increase your eyepiece magnification range while saving money!

Barlow Lenses are easy to use, all you have to do is take the eyepiece you want to use and insert it into your barlow lens and tighten the set screw. You then take your eyepiece and barlow lens combination and insert them into the diagonal of your telescope. Barlow Lenses come in 1.25" and 2" formats. The 1.25" barlow lens is the most common, however the 2" barlow lens is becoming more and more popular because is allows more light to enter through the eyepiece.

If you don't have a barlow lens you should seriously consider adding one to your telescope accessory collection!

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