TeleVue Optics is a company with the mission to provide observation equipment of the greatest quality to astronomy enthusiast. The excellences in their products are due to the materials they use, their designs and their craftsmanship.
The founder Al Nagler was a professional optical designer and was involved in designing NASA lunar landing simulators, in 1958. His experience and passion for astronomy continues to be a major influence on TeleVue products.
TeleVue is known for their innovated designs on their eyepieces. Plössl series is TeleVue’s 50° apparent field eyepieces design. TeleVue Plössl series is recognized as the top of their class in performance and value. The Nagler series is the 82° apparent field eyepiece series that TeleVue offers. The Nagler comes in four models. TeleVue Nagler Type 4 models feature approximately 18mm of eye relief with the “instajust” eye guard for those who wear eyeglass. The Nagler Type 5 permits the largest true field possible with the focal lengths of 31, 26, 20, and 16mm. TeleVue Nagler Type 6 models is for the short focal length. And the Nagler Zooms are zoomable 50° constant apparent field eyepieces. The TeleVue’s Delos eyepieces are the 72° apparent field of view eyepieces. They are mid-to-short focal length line of 20mm eye-relief. The TeleVue Panoptic are the 68° apparent field eyepieces. They provide wide and bright views. Radan 60° Apparent Field eyepieces are great for eyeglass wears. This TeleVue Radan provide high image quality, ample eye relief, and are useful for a wide variety of telescopes and viewing situations. TeleVue ETHOS series is the 100° and 110° apparent field eyepieces. The field area of ETHOS is more than 50% larger than an 82° field eyepiece with high power and dark sky background.
Stargazers are thrilled with wide range of telescopes that TeleVue offers. The TeleVue 60 APO telescope/spotting scope is a 60mm, f/6, APO doublet refractor. It is super-compact, finder and day/night scope. Get the TeleVue 60is for great telephoto and imaging capability for digital cameras. The compact size TeleVue 76 is a 6mm, f/6.3, APO Doublet Refractor. It can be used for astronomical purposes, to spotting, to bird watching. TeleVue-85 is a 85mm, f/7, APO Doublet refractor. With APO performance and airline portability, the TeleVue-85 has been delighting astronomy and birding enthusiasts and reviewers alike. TeleVue-NP 101 is a 101mm f/5.4, APO (Nagler-Petzval) Refractor. It is a great portable refractor with a four-element objective lens system. The TeleVue NP 101is and NP 127is refractor telescope have exemplary wide field and planetary visual capability while adding features to make imaging easier and more flexible.
Design goals for TeleVue’s telescope mounts are portability and ease of use. They offer the Tel-pod mount, which is lightweight with smooth alt-azimuth motions. It is a great size for travelling. TeleVue Panoramic mount combines simplicity, portability, and computer capabilities. For heavier scopes the TeleVue Gibraltar is a perfect match. Their thick wood legs easily handle the loads. TeleVue Gibralter-5 is the Gibralter mount with a larger, heavier alt-az head, enabling it to hold a very heavy load.
TeleVue also produces a vast range of astronomy accessories and equipment. They offer adapters, barlows, correctors, diagonals, finders and so much more. From the simplest accessory to the most complex merchandise, Televue provides astronomy enthusiasts with products of the greatest quality.
Above all, we want your Tele Vue experience to be "...even better than you imagined."
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