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Model: KITAKARU45Brand: Altair
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The KITAKARU Eyepiece design is also known as the RPL, which stands for "Really Perfect Eyepiece".
An eyepiece that is absent of distortion is said to be orthoscopic. The KITAKARU RPL is a modern interpretation of the traditional orthoscopic, producing orthoscopic images and a wider field of view. They are an evolution of the Lavendura series by one of Japan's most respected optical designers and lifetime observer.
Many years of experimentation have resulted in a 4 element Orthoscopic design which is free from most aberrations. This is an eyepiece by astronomers, for astronomers.
The RPL has perfect colour correction matched to the human eye, very high on axis sharpness, and a distortion and aberration free field of view right to the 62° apparent field edge - or as wide as your telescope optics can provide.
Top quality 9 Layer coatings on all surfaces remove reflections and boost contrast.
22mm of Long Eye Relief means you can position your eye 22mm from the eyepiece rear lens, making this is a very comfortable eyepiece for beginners and experienced observers alike, whether or not you're wearing glasses. This helps you spend more time observing fine details on the planets or moon without fatigue.
Apparent field of view 62° degreesFocal Length 45mmBarrel OD 2" with filter threadFold-down eyecups & rubber gripEye relief 22mm4 Element designCoatings FMC Fully Multi-CoatedComputer designed bafflingPrecision CNC machined barrel with extremely hard anodising and sandblasted finish.Divide the telescope focal length in mm by the eyepiece focal length in mm to get the magnification.
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