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Orion Telescopes
Tele Vue Telescope Eyepiece Eyeguard Extender
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Expected Ship Date: 09/12/2024

  • Tele Vue Eyeguard Extender raises the eyeguard position by 8mm
  • Helps optimize eye position when using Tele Vue telescope eyepieces with very long eye relief
  • Units are stackable - use two Eyeguard Extenders to add 16mm of eyeguard height
  • Ideal for blocking peripheral daylight while viewing the Sun (with a solar-filter equipped telescope)
  • Works very well with Tele Vue 35mm Panoptic, 27mm Panoptic, 40mm Plossl and 32mm Plossl telescope eyepieces

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Item #  08315b
Mfg Model #  EGE-0020

Increase your viewing comfort through Tele Vue telescope eyepieces with the Tele Vue Eyeguard Extender!

Many Tele Vue eyepieces, such as Radians, Nagler type 4, 55mm Plossl, 41mm Panoptic have adjustable height eyeguards to permit comfortable viewing with or without eyeglasses.

Other Tele Vue eyepieces such as 35mm Panoptic, 27mm Panoptic, 40mm Plossl and 32mm Plossl have long eye relief that is comfortable for eyeglass wearers, but the eye relief may be uncomfortably long for some users with eyeglasses.

The Tele Vue Eyeguard Extender raises the eyeguard position by 8mm, and includes a rubber eyeguard and eyepiece cap in case yours is lost or damaged. Units are stackable: for example using 2 Eyeguard Extenders add 16mm height and make a 40mm Plossl very comfortable for solar viewing by blocking out stray daylight to maximize contrast in white light or hydrogen-alpha viewing.

The Tele Vue Eyeguard Extender attaches to the top of your Tele Vue eyepiece with the simplicity of a DIOPTRIX ? corrector. It has two rings that thread together to clamp on the eyepiece: an inner-ring that holds the rubber eyeguard and outer ring that slips over the top of the eyepiece. Starting with the inner-ring backed off from fully tight, take off your existing rubber eyeguard, place the Eyeguard Extender in its place, then screw-down the inner-ring until the Eyeguard does not slip off.


This product is serviced and supported by its manufacturer according to the terms and conditions included in the packaged product. Orion's limited warranty does not apply. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support.


Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

Orders received by 1pm Eastern Standard Time for in-stock items ship the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

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