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Explore Scientific  |  SKU: EPWP6255LE-01

Explore Scientific 62° Series 1.25" 5.5mm Waterproof Eyepiece


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Explore Scientific 62° Series 1.25" 5.5mm Waterproof Eyepiece



  • 5.5mm Focal Length
  • 62° Field of View
  • 1.25" Diameter Barrel
  • 12.9mm Eye Relief
  • Fully Multi-Coated Optics
  • Argon-Filled, Water and Fog-proof
  • Slip-Resistant Textured Surface


Unveil the Cosmos with Exquisite Detail and Wide-Angle Views

The Explore Scientific 62° Series 1.25" 5.5mm Waterproof Eyepiece is meticulously crafted for astronomers seeking to dive deeper into the celestial canvas. Designed to offer a seamless blend of high magnification and an expansive field of view, this eyepiece ensures every cosmic journey is rich with discovery.

  • High-Precision 5.5mm Focal Length: Ideal for detailed observations of planetary surfaces, lunar craters, and distant star clusters, delivering crisp, magnified views without compromise.
  • Expansive 62° Apparent Field of View: Engages you with a broad celestial panorama, inviting an immersive exploration that complements the eyepiece's high magnification capabilities.
  • Comfortable 12.9mm Eye Relief: Provides ample viewing distance for all observers, including those who wear glasses, ensuring comfortable, prolonged astronomical sessions.
  • Superior Optical Clarity: With fully multi-coated lenses, this eyepiece achieves optimal light transmission, enhancing contrast and resolving faint celestial details with exceptional sharpness.
  • Durable, User-Friendly Design: The argon-filled, waterproof, and fog-proof construction protects against the elements, while the slip-resistant textured surface and fold-down eyecup add to its ease of use.

Enhance Your Observations with Averted Vision

The 62° Series eyepiece excels in facilitating averted vision, a technique that allows astronomers to perceive faint objects by looking slightly off-center. This approach leverages the eye's sensitivity to dim light, revealing the subtle wonders of the deep sky.

A Trustworthy Companion for Your Astronomical Adventures

Whether charting unknown nebulae or revisiting the vibrant bands of Jupiter, this eyepiece is built to elevate your viewing experience. Its waterproof design and robust construction ensure it remains a vital part of your astronomy toolkit, ready for any challenge the night sky presents.

Embark on a Journey of Celestial Discovery

The Explore Scientific 62° Series 5.5mm Eyepiece is not just an accessory; it’s a gateway to the universe’s grandeur. Crafted for those who cherish clarity, detail, and immersive views, it promises to transform your stargazing into an adventure of exploration and wonder.

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Explore Scientific 62° Series 1.25" 5.5mm Waterproof Eyepiece | EPWP6255LE-01 | 812257018680

Explore Scientific 62° Series 1.25" 5.5mm Waterproof Eyepiece






Focal Length

5.5 mm

Focal Ratio


Field of View



Enhanced multi-layer deposition (EMD) coatings

Argon-purged, water and fog proof

12.9mm eye relief

Barrel Size



57.5mm length

38mm width


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