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What is the benefit of a 2" eyepiece compared to a 1¼" eyepiece?

Tom Nagy, North Ridgeville, Ohio
Eyepieces
Chris Raymond
A 2" eyepiece delivers a wider true field of view (the actual amount of sky visible) than a 1¼" eyepiece of the same focal length.

A wider true field of view means you have to manually move your scope less often to follow objects as Earth rotates.

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