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Meade 12 mm Illuminated Reticle Astrometric 1.25" Eyepiece - Wireless - 07069

SKU: MEA-07069

Meade 12 mm Illuminated Reticle Astrometric 1.25" Eyepiece - Wireless

The Meade Modified Achromatic 12 mm Illuminated Reticle Astrometric Eyepiece (1.25"): A high-precision eyepiece for a wide range of astronomical measurements, the Meade MA 12 mm Astrometric Eyepiece is an important tool for the advanced amateur. The laser-etched reticle is evenly illuminated by an internal red LED, with illumination intensity variable from bright to faint. Four types of measuring scales are included, for measuring double star angular separations, position angles, planetary diameters, and lunar crater diameters, as well as many other useful astronomical measurements. Included also is a double crossline scale for long-exposure photo-guiding, making the Meade Astrometric Eyepiece truly an all-purpose illuminated reticle system.

The 3-element Modified Achromatic optical system yields sharp images across the full field of view; optics are coated for increased light transmission. The eyepiece's diopter adjustment allows for sharp focusing of the reticle to the observer's eye, and a rubber eyecup (foldable for eyeglass wearers) shields the eye from extraneous light. The MA 12 mm Astrometric Eyepiece is supplied complete with wireless illumination unit with brightness control, and internal batteries.