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Meade - 56mm Series 4000 Super Plössl 50° Eyepiece - 2"


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Meade - 56mm Series 4000 Super Plössl 50° Eyepiece - 2"


Meade Series 4000 Super Plössl 2" Eyepiece - 56mm Focal Length


Meade 56mm focal length Series 4000 Super Plössl eyepiece, with 2" barrel. The Meade Series 4000 Super Plössl eyepieces offer precision engineered Meade optics, with wide fields, sharp images, and very satisfying views at very reasonable cost.

Utilizing the very latest in optical glass types, the Series 4000 eyepieces represent an excellent general-purpose eyepiece. Engineered with a high quality 4-element design and offering a generous 52° apparent field of view, the eyepiece uses premium grade optical glass with multi-layer coatings and blackened lens edges for great image sharpness and contrast. With fold down rubber eyeguard for comfortable viewing as well as blocking stray light.

This large 2" barrel diameter eyepiece requires a 2" eyepiece holder or diagonal. Please note that this eyepiece is not parafocal with other eyepieces of this series so you will need to refocus when switching eyepieces.

Meade Series 4000 eyepieces are a terrific value and the lowest cost way to expand your range of magnifications with genuine Meade quality optics.

Carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.




Product Series

Includes: Series 4000 SP 6.4mm, 9.7mm, 12.4mm, 15mm, 32mm, and 40mm eyepieces, #126 2x Barlow Lens, Series 4000 Color Filter Set # 1 (#12 Yellow, #23 Light Red, #58 Green, #80A Blue), Series 4000 ND96 Moon Filter, and Aluminum Carrying Case.


Super Plössls:

 Designed to utilize the very latest in optical glass types, Meade 4 -element Super Plössls are excellent general-purpose eyepieces. For observing hairline lunar and planetary detail, splitting close double stars, or for resolving faint nebulosity in deep-space, Meade Super Plössls optimize the performance of any telescope type, whether f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain, f/16 refractor, or f/4 reflector. They also operate well in conjunction with the air-spaced design of the Meade #140 2x Apochromatic Barlow. All focal lengths through 32mm are parfocal. The Super Plössl 56mm eyepiece with 2" O.D. barrel yields 36X and an actual field of view of 1.4° on an 8" f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope.

Additional Information

Name Meade - 56mm Series 4000 Super Plössl 50° Eyepiece - 2"
Manufacturer Meade
Model 07178-02
Eyepiece Apparent FOV 50
Eyepiece Apparent FOV2 0
Eyepiece Barrel Size 2"
Eyepiece Eye Relief 21
Eyepiece Eye Relief 2 0
Eyepiece 1 Field of View 52
Eyepiece Field Stop 0.0
Eyepiece Focal Length 56.0
Eyepiece Focal Length2 0.0
Eyepiece Elements 4
Focal Length 56mm
Size 2"