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A far eye wrapped in a maester's bronze link. © FFG

A far-eye is a telescope consisting of a bronze tube with ground glass lenses at either end. The best far-eyes come from Myr and are referred to as Myrish eyes.

Maesters Luwin and Aemon both uses far-eyes to observe the stars.[1] Aemon's is mounted on a heavy tripod.[2]

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When Victarion Greyjoy captures the Myrish cog Dove, he takes its captain's Myrish eye, which was constructed out of a series of interconnected brass tubes so as to be collapsible.[3]

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