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Explore Scientific  |  SKU: EPWP8230–01

Explore Scientific 82° Series 2" 30mm Waterproof Eyepiece

$499.99 $599.99

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Explore Scientific 82° Series 2" 30mm Waterproof Eyepiece



  • 30mm Focal Length
  • 82° Field of View
  • 2" Diameter Barrel
  • Parfocal with All Eyepieces in Series
  • Long Eye Relief for Maximum Comfort
  • EMD Fully Multi-Coated Optics
  • Blackened Interior & Lens Edges
  • Argon Filled, Water and Fogproof
  • Slip-Resistant Textured Surface
  • Fold-Down Eyecup


Embark on a Journey Through Space with Unrivaled Vision

The Explore Scientific 82° Series 2" 30mm Waterproof Eyepiece is designed for the discerning astronomer who seeks to blend expansive celestial views with detailed, high-contrast observations. This eyepiece stands out in the upper-medium power magnification class, offering a panoramic vista of the night sky that transforms any stargazing session into an immersive experience.

  • Expansive 30mm Focal Length: Maximizes your telescope’s capabilities, bringing distant galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters into clear, sharp focus while providing a wide field of view that encapsulates the vastness of space.
  • Spectacular 82° Apparent Field of View: Engage with the cosmos as never before. The super-wide field draws you into the heavens, allowing you to explore the celestial sphere as if you’re traveling through space.
  • Exceptional Optical Quality: Advanced optics, including EMD fully multi-coated lenses and blackened interior & lens edges, ensure peak light transmission, minimal internal reflections, and heightened contrast for observing faint celestial bodies.
  • Comfort Meets Durability: Enjoy extended observation sessions thanks to the long eye relief, designed for maximum comfort. The argon-filled, waterproof, and fogproof build offers unparalleled protection against the elements and ensures longevity.
  • Ease of Use: Parfocal with other eyepieces in the series for seamless switching without refocusing. The slip-resistant textured surface and fold-down eyecup enhance the ease of use, making your stargazing experience both enjoyable and efficient.

A New Dimension of Astronomical Observation

With the Explore Scientific 30mm Eyepiece, you don’t just observe; you're part of the cosmic landscape. Its generous eye relief and vast field of view allow for the averted vision technique, enabling you to discover faint nebulous objects and intricate celestial patterns with ease.

Precision Engineered for the Avid Astronomer

Assembled with meticulous care, each eyepiece features precision-machined metal barrels that ensure the optical alignment is maintained, promising years of reliable and rugged use in the field. The attention to detail extends to every aspect, from the coatings to the construction, to maximize your viewing potential.

Your Portal to the Universe

The Explore Scientific 82° Series 30mm Eyepiece is more than an accessory; it's a window to the wonders of the universe. Offering a perfect harmony of wide-field views, optical excellence, and user-centric design, it invites you to relax, explore, and connect with the night sky on a profound level.

Use with Explore Scientific Focal Extenders for 2X, 3X, or 5X magnification increases while maintaining the eyepiece native apparent field and eye relief.

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Explore Scientific 82° Series 2" 30mm Waterproof Eyepiece | EPWP8230–01 | 812257014644

Explore Scientific 82° Series 2" 30mm Waterproof Eyepiece

$499.99 $599.99





Focal Length

30 mm

Focal Ratio


Field of View



Enhanced multi-layer deposition (EMD) coatings

Argon-purged, water and fog proof

22mm eye relief

43mm field stop diameter

Barrel Size



131mm length

82mm width


1 kg | 35.5 oz
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