About this product
The Skywatcher 12.5 Illuminated Reticle Eyepiece is designed for situations where you need precision guiding and alignment for your telescope. Whether you’re aligning your GoTo telescope to a bright alignment star or calibrating your auto guider’s tracking, this eyepiece is perfectly suited to both tasks.
The eyepiece use Plossl optics that minimizes aberrations. The double cross hair is illuminated with an adjustable red LED that helps you maintain night vision. Power for the illuminator is provided by a small watch battery.
Skywatcher 12.5 Illuminated Reticle Eyepiece Features
- for accurate guiding during astro imaging and accurate centering of alignment stars.
- laser-etched double crossline reticle with a built-in battery illuminator
- multi-coated optics
- apparent field of view of 40°
- 12.5mm focal length
Greatly helps with star alignment accuracy, easy to use and the adjustable brightness on the red LED back lighting is a nice feature.
Perfect. Wish I’d purchased one months ago
Very good tool for accurate telescope alignment. Black coating on inside of eyepiece collar is inclined to come off and get on inside surface of eyepiece. I removed the coating with turps and repainted with matt black model paint. OK now.