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Where can a buy an eyepiece for a Jason model 347EFL telescope.

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Eyepieces come in 3 sizes -- .965, 1.25, and 2 inch. Measure the hole in the focuser and buy the correct size. These are sold by many on line retailers here are two:

http://www.agenaastro.com/

http://www.telescope.com/control/accessories/telescope-eyepieces

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Here is a picture. Is this your scope?
http://cgi.ebay.com/Jason-model-407-Mercury-Telescope-F-800mm-D-60mm-Tripod-/120649298593?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c174232a1

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