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Apertura 2" Click Lock Carbon Dielectric Diagonal No adapter

Apertura 2" Twist Lock Carbon Dielectric Mirror Diagonal - D2CF

SKU: APT-D2CF
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Dielectric Coatings
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$129.95

Apertura 2" SCT Twist Lock Carbon Dielectric Mirror Diagonal - D2QCFSCT

SKU: APT-D2QCFSCT
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Dielectric Coatings
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$139.95
Baader Planetarium 2" ClickLock Mirror Diagonal

Baader MaxBright 2" Clicklock Mirror Diagonal - CLDIAG-2

SKU: BAD-CLDIAG-2
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: No, 1.25" Eyepiece Adapter Sold Separately
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Maxbright Coatings
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$309.00
Baader 2" BBHS Mirror Diagonal

Baader 2” BBHS Sitall Mirror Diagonal - MAX-2S

SKU: BAD-MAX-2S
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: No, 1.25" Eyepiece Adapter Sold Separately
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: BBHS Coatings , Sitall Optics
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$499.00
William Optics 2" Dura Bright Dielectric SCT Diagonal

William Optics 2" Dura Bright Dielectric SCT Diagonal - D-DIG2D-C-DB-SCT

SKU: WYO-D-DIG2D-C-DB-SCT
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: SCT Threads
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: DuraBright Coatings
$149.00

Meade 2" Diagonal with SCT Adapter - 07680

SKU: MEA-07680
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel with SCT Adapter
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Dielectric Coatings
$154.99
Explore Scientific 2" Dielectric Diagonal

Explore Scientific 2" Dielectric Diagonal - DD02-00CF

SKU: EXS-DD02-00CF
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Dielectric Coatings
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$169.99
Celestron 2" Diagonal w/XLT Coatings for SCT

Celestron 2" Diagonal with XLT Coatings for Schmidt Cassegrain Telescopes - 93527

SKU: CEL-93527
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: SCT Threads
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: XLT Coatings
$175.95
Tele Vue Richfield SCT Kit with 2" Everbrite Diagonal, SCT Adapter & 2" to 1.25" Adapter

Tele Vue 2" Everbrite Diagonal with SCT Adapter and 2" to 1.25" Adapter - SCP-8202

SKU: TLV-SCP-8202
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel with SCT Adapter
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Everbrite Coatings
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$371.00
William Optics 2" Dura Bright RotoLock Diagonal

William Optics 2" Durabright RotoLock Diagonal - D-DIG2D-ROTO-A2

SKU: WYO-D-DIG2D-ROTO-A2
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: No, 1.25" Eyepiece Adapter Sold Separately
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: DuraBright Coatings
$198.00
Tele Vue 2" EverBrite Diagonal with Adapter Package

Tele Vue 2" Everbrite Diagonal with 2" to 1.25" Adapter - DDP-8004

SKU: TLV-DDP-8004
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Everbrite Coatings
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$320.00
TeleVue 2" Enhanced Mirror Diagonal Package

Tele Vue 2" Enhanced Aluminum Diagonal with 2"-to-1.25" Hi-Hat Adapter - DEP-8003

SKU: TLV-DEP-8003
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Enhanced Aluminum Coatings
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$261.00

Orion 2" Dielectric Mirror Star Diagonal - 08727

SKU: ORI-08727
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Dielectric Coatings
$139.99
Apertura 2" Dielectric Star Diagonal

Apertura 2" Dielectric Star Diagonal - A-D2

SKU: APT-A-D2
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Dielectric Coatings
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$109.95
Apertura 2" Quartz Dielectric Diagonal

Apertura 2" Quartz Dielectric Diagonal - A-D2Q

SKU: APT-A-D2Q
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Dielectric Coatings , Quartz Optics
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$129.95

William Optics Dura Bright 2" Carbon Dielectric Diagonal - D-DIG2D-C-DB

SKU: WYO-D-DIG2D-C-DB
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Dielectric Coatings
$139.00

Stellarvue 2" Correct Image 45° Erecting Prism - D1035

SKU: STV-D1035
  • Diagonal Type: Correct/Erect Image
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
$209.00
Baader 2" Erecting Amici Prism Diagonal

Baader 2" 90-Degree Erecting Amici Prism Diagonal with 1.25" Adapter

SKU: BAD-AMICI-2
  • Diagonal Type: Correct/Erect Image
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: 7-Layer Multi-Coating , Amici Prism
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$299.00
Takahashi 10th Wave 2" Diagonal

Takahashi 1/10th Wave 2" Diagonal with 1.25" Adapter - TKA00543

SKU: TAK-TKA00543
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Enhanced Aluminum Coatings
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$540.00
Baader 2" Zeiss Prism Star Diagonal with BBHS Coatings & 2" ClickLock Eyepiece Holder

Baader Planetarium 2" Prism Star Diagonal with BBHS Coatings & 2" ClickLock Eyepiece Clamp - PRISM-2Z

SKU: BAD-PRISM-2Z
  • Diagonal Type: Prism Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: No, 1.25" Eyepiece Adapter Sold Separately
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: BBHS Coatings, Prism held to strict Zeiss specification
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$539.00
Baader Planetarium 2" Amici 45º Erect Prism with 2" SCT Thread & 2" to 1.25" Reducer

Baader 2" Amici 45º Erecting Prism w/2" SCT Thread - AMICI-45-2

SKU: BAD-AMICI-45-2
  • Diagonal Type: Correct/Erect Image
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: SCT Threads
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Amici Prism
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$239.00
Baader Planetarium 2" 90º Astro Amici Diagonal Prism with BBHS Coating

Baader 2" Astro Amici 90º Diagonal Prism with BBHS® Coating - AMICI-DX2

SKU: BAD-AMICI-DX2
  • Diagonal Type: Correct/Erect Image
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: No, 1.25" Eyepiece Adapter Sold Separately
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Amici Prism , BBHS Coatings
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$719.00
iOptron 2" Dielectric Star Diagonal

iOptron 2" Dielectric Star Diagonal - 6232

SKU: IOP-6232
  • Diagonal Type: Mirror Diagonal
  • Diagonal Size - Eyepiece Side: 2" Barrel
  • Diagonal Size - Telescope Side: 2" Barrel
  • Includes Eyepiece Adapter: Yes, 2" to 1.25"
  • Optics Type and/or Coatings: Dielectric Coatings
$110.00

A star diagonal is a useful astronomy accessory because it allows viewers to look through their telescope perpendicular to the direction the telescope points or at a 45° angle. This makes diagonals handy for terrestrial observations as well. The people at High Point Scientific understand that the comfort and convenience of using a star diagonal is important to you, that is why we offer many different types of telescope diagonals for you to choose from. You will find the latest brands offering a variety of diagonals, including mirror, dielectric, and prism diagonals.


As the name suggests, mirror diagonals use a mirror to turn the telescope’s image at a 90° or 45° angle. This creates an image that is correctly oriented vertically but reversed horizontally. The mirror is typically made of silver or aluminum, both of which scratch easily. You will need to careful when cleaning and using your mirror diagonal. However, mirror diagonals are often very affordable which makes them a favorite among amateur astronomers.


Many astronomers prefer mirror diagonals but wish they were more durable. That’s why High Point Scientific also offers dielectric diagonals. Dielectric diagonals are mirror diagonals but include enhanced dielectric coatings for greater durability and reflectivity. These coatings make dielectric diagonals hard and sturdy so it is much more difficult to scratch or mar mirror surfaces.


Prism diagonals are often considered the most innovative design for a diagonal. They use a glass prism that often produces higher reflectivity than mirror or dielectric diagonals. This means that prism diagonals suffer minimal light loss to give you high contrast celestial views. Be sure to look for Amici prism diagonals on the High Point Scientific website, as these produce an upright image with a correct left-right view for low-powered eyepieces.

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