Celestron
Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 102AZ (22460) $634.95
Celestron has reinvented the manual telescope with StarSense Explorer, the first telescope that uses your smartphone to analyze the night sky and calculate its position in real time. StarSense Explorer is ideal for beginners thanks to the app's user-friendly interface and detailed tutorials. Its like having your own personal tour guide of the night sky. Description Dock, Launch, Explore Leave complicated star charts, imprecise planetarium apps, and computerized mounts behind. With StarSense Explorer, locating objects has never been easier, faster, or more accurate. Within minutes of setting up the telescope, you be navigating the sky with confidence. Simply place your...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher Startravel 102 AZ3 Refractor T... $540.00
This Sky-Watcher 102mm (4") f/5 telescope is a two-element, air-spaced, fully multi-coated objective, achromatic refractor, which can give exciting "rich field" astronomical views. It can provide excellent vistas of star fields, clusters, nebulae, galaxies, planets, the Moon and (with correct filtering or by projection) the Sun. It is also a fine terrestrial telescope when mounted on an alt-azimuth mount or a photographic tripod. Crisp images at a reasonable price make it an excellent beginner's "first telescope", or a great travelling telescope for a more advanced observer. Similar to the popular 80mm f/5 refractor, this larger aperture model has more light...
Celestron
Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 80AZ (22451) $324.95
Celestron has reinvented the manual telescope with StarSense Explorer, the first telescope that uses your smartphone to analyze the night sky and calculate its position in real time. StarSense Explorer is ideal for beginners thanks to the app's user-friendly interface and detailed tutorials. Its like having your own personal tour guide of the night sky. Description Dock, Launch, Explore Leave complicated star charts, imprecise planetarium apps, and computerized mounts behind. With StarSense Explorer, locating objects has never been easier, faster, or more accurate. Within minutes of setting up the telescope, you be navigating the sky with confidence. Simply place your...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher StarTravel 102 AZ-GTe Refracto... $821.00
This Startravel 102mm (4") f/5 telescope is a two-element, air-spaced, fully multi-coated objective, achromatic refractor, which can give exciting "rich field" astronomical views. It provides excellent vistas of star fields, clusters, nebulae, galaxies, planets, the Moon, and (with correct filtering or by projection) the Sun. It is also a fine terrestrial telescope when mounted on an alt-azimuth mount or a photographic tripod. Description Rich Field Astronomical Views Crisp images at a reasonable price make it an excellent beginner's "first telescope", or a great travelling telescope for a more advanced observer. Similar to the popular 80mm f/5 refractor, this larger aperture...
SharpStar
Askar FRA 400 Quintuplet APO Astrograph (F... $1,539.95
The FRA, which stands for "Flatfield Refractive Astragraph", is a refractive astrograph designed for built-in flat field correction. FRA also used in visual observation, this series creates versatile high-quality flat frame images for astrophotography, is the few great telescope of versatile optical tube. Description For easy parameter conversion between different lenses, the first-come of the FRA family features a Petzval-like quintuplet design (two pieces of which are special ED glass) with an aperture of 72mm, a focal length of 400mm and a focal ratio of f/5.6, providing a 44mm image circle. The FRA400 quintuplet astrograph has adopted modern optical design...
Explore Scientific
Explore Scientific FirstLight 102mm Double... $428.99
The Explore Scientific FirstLight 102mm f/6.5 Achro Refractor Alt-Az Telescope combines power and simplicity to provide new users with a complete observational platform for viewing the moon and planets, and bright deep-sky objects. Description Outfitted with a large 4" aperture, it can gather enough light to easily reveal lunar details, pick out Martian icecaps and Saturnian rings, and resolve distant star clusters. Its sturdy rack-and-pinion focuser allows it to handle heavier or awkward loads such as DSLR imaging rigs or the included smartphone adapter, and a larger 40mm drawtube ensures full coverage of camera imaging sensors to avoid vignetting of...
SharpStar
SharpStar 76EDPH Premium APO S Triplet Ref... $1,074.95
Sharpstar 76EDPH is the second arrival to the Sharpstar EDPH family. It has caught the spotlight for its aesthetic and streamline appeal since its entry to the market. Sharpstar 76EDPH features triplet air-spaced lens structure, including an ED(extra-low dispersion) glass ensuring an pleasing application in both visual observation and astrophotograph. This can effectively eliminate the chromatic aberration thus produce more detailed and higher-contrast images. Description The aperture size is 76mm, and the focal length is 418mm, so the focal ratio is f/5.5. The whole length of the main tube is only 332.9mm when used with the dew shield contracted. Its...
SharpStar
SharpStar 61EDPHII Premium APO S Triplet R... $639.95
Since the Sharpstar 61EDPH astrograph was launched, it has garnered a worldwide cult following. Not blinded by the accomplishment and applause, Sharpstar, humble and prudent, is willing to hear different voice from our customers. Take the advantage of the already-existing technology and its solid-performing precursor, Sharpstar 61 EDPH II, more advanced and universal, finally hit the market. Description The upgraded 61EDPH II has inherited the strengths from its predecessor. It features triplet air-spaced APO lens design, and one of which is an ED(extra-low dispersion) glass, permitting a superb performance in chromatic-aberration correction, suitable for both visual observation and astrophotograph. The...
SharpStar
Askar 300 F5 Scope (FRA300) $1,199.99
Since their inception, Askar FRA series short focal ratio astrograph have been very well received by astronomical amateurs. This year, we launched the FRA300 Pro - the smallest 60mm F/5 Petzval astrograph with the fastest native focal ratio in the FRA series so far, its focal length is 300mm. Description The star is sharp and delicate. At the center of its field of view, the RMS radius can reach 2um. Even a serious user can also be satisfied when it comes to the shape of stars. It performs excellence with full-frame and supports 44mm imaging, which is a rare astrograph...
SharpStar
SharpStar 94EDPH Premium APO S Triplet Ref... $1,899.95
Our Take on the SharpStar 94 EDPH The 94EDPH is the largest telescope in the SharpStar EDPH family. Its aperture is 94mm and the focal length is 517mm, yielding a fast focal ratio is f/5.5. The 94EDPH is designed with triplet air-spaced APO lens structure, including two pieces of ED (extra-low dispersion) glass. This allows the astrograph to produce more sharp, flat images. With its compact form factor, fantastic appearance, and superb quality, the SharpStar 94EDPH is a great telescope for visual observation and sophisticated astrophotography. Description SharpStar 94EDPH uses the same reducer as the 76EDPH, making it easy to switch between the 76 and 94 for imaging different targets....
Orion Telescopes USD
Orion 80 ShortTube OTA (09948) $168.99
The Orion ShortTube 80 Refractor Telescope Optical Tube Assembly is ideal for use as a dedicated guide scope for guided astrophotography pursuits. The fast f/5 achromatic optics provide a wide field of view that makes guide star acquisition a breeze. Its a-metal tube features a rack-and-pinion focuser with drawtube tension adjustment and a molded-in dovetail finder scope base that accepts optional Orion finder scopes. Weighing we under 3 lbs., the ShortTube 80 OTA can easily be added to virtually any astrophotography rig without exceeding your equatorial mount's payload capacity. Description The ShortTube 80 OTA also excels as a wide-field visual...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher Evostar 72ED APO Refractor Tel... $730.00
Sky-Watcher's Evostar apochromatic doublet refractors are the perfect blend of superior extra-low dispersion glass and affordability. The Evostar refractor lens assembly utilizes a proprietary combination of matched lenses, delivering tack-sharp stars with charcoal-black, contrast-rich skies. All ED glass elements are fluorite-based and feature our proprietary Metallic High-Transmission Coatings (MHTC), virtually eliminating all false color while the internal baffle helps prevent stray light from affecting your photography. Like the optics, the tube is beautifully crafted using aluminum and finished with a black diamond metal-flake finish. Description Using a doublet refractor instead of a triplet has some advantages: less glass means less...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher EvoStar 100ED APO Refractor Te... $1,690.00
Sky-Watcher's Evostar apochromatic doublet refractors are the perfect blend of superior extra-low dispersion glass and affordability. The Evostar refractor lens assembly utilizes a proprietary combination of matched lenses, delivering tack-sharp stars with charcoal-black, contrast-rich skies. All ED glass elements are fluorite-based and feature our proprietary Metallic High-Transmission Coatings (MHTC), virtually eliminating all false color while triple-baffles prevent stray light from affecting your photography. Like the optics, the tube is beautifully crafted using aluminum and finished with a black diamond metal-flake finish. Description Using a doublet refractor instead of a triplet has some advantages: less glass means less weight, less weight...
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Celestron
Celestron NexStar 102SLT Computerized Tele... $999.95 $1,149.00
This Bundle includes a Celestron NexStar 102SLT Computerized Telescope (22096), Celestron NexYZ 3-axis universal smartphone adapter (81055), and a Celestron SkyPortal WiFi module (93973). Overview Celestron NexStar 102SLT Computerized Telescope Celestron’s innovative NexStar Star Location Telescope (SLT) has been a customer favorite for years thanks to its unique combination of high-quality optics, a user-friendly computerized interface, and a sturdy single fork arm mount. This telescope comes with a pre-assembled, adjustable stainless-steel tripod, quick release fork arm, NexStar+ computerized hand control, 102mm Refractor optical tube, and lots of bonus accessories. The entire telescope kit is a simple, no-tool assembly and fast...
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Orion EON 115mm ED Triplet Apochromatic Re... $2,209.99
With exceptional optics, top-notch features and beautiful fit and finish, the Orion EON 115mm ED Triplet refractor telescope offers wide-field observers and astrophotographers an impeccably crafted, true-color instrument at a great price. We've updated the previous award-winning design with an even more robust focuser, and streamlined the tube rings and dovetail bar. From front to back, this is a beautifully well-crafted and rock solid design. Description This premium refractor telescope's generous, 115mm (4.5") aperture collects ample light from faint deep-sky objects to provide crisp images with excellent color correction by virtue of the element of FK-61 extra-low dispersion ("ED") optical...
Explore Scientific
Explore Scientific FirstLight 127mm Double... $649.99
Whether you're looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, the versatile FirstLight series has an observing package that will fit your individual needs. Description Designed and built for beginners or as a competent grab-and-go option for fast observation sessions, the Explore Scientific FirstLight 127mm f/9.4 Alt-Az Refractor Telescope offers a simple yet powerful observation rig for viewing the Moon, planets, meteor showers, and bright deep-sky objects. The optics are fully multicoated with anti-reflection coatings to reduce light loss and produce brighter and clearer images with more accurate colours versus non-coated systems....
Tele Vue Optics
Tele Vue 85 Ivory OTA (TV-85) $2,817.00
The TeleVue TV85APO provides stunning 4.4° rich-field because of the combination of apochromatic doublet lens and special low-dispersion glass. This combination enhances observation and makes objects dazzle right before your eyes. Description Producing natural stellar and planetary color rendition is made possible due to the fully multi-coated 2-element objective with stunning apochromatic performance. Eliminating internal reflections and providing high transmission is made possible with the multicoated air-to-glass surfaces on the TV85. Also suppressing reflections and helping deliver high-contrast images are the textured, flat-black surfaces in the tube. The TeleVue TV85 delivers at incredibly low powers as well as when pushing...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher Esprit 100ED Super APO Triplet... $4,330.00
Our take on the Sky-Watcher Esprit 100 ED Super APO Triplet The Sky-Watcher Esprit 100 is a premium triplet refractor telescope. These are fantastic sets that come with a great hard case, a couple of good quality eyepieces, a reducer, a guide scope and some excellent mounting hardware. This is one of the best telescope options for visual astronomy and astrophotography. Designed with the discerning astrophotographer in mind, Sky-Watcher's top-of-the-line Esprit refractors deliver the kind of imaging performance one would expect from telescopes costing thousands of dollars more. With the Esprit's three-element, air spaced objective lens design, false colour is...
Tele Vue Optics
Tele Vue 76 Ivory OTA (TV-76) $2,254.00
76mm, f/6.3, APO (Doublet) Refractor. From astronomical, to spotting, to birding, the TeleVue-76 combines compact size with the APO optical performance of the TeleVue-85. Description The expansive 5.5° rich-field drizzles your view with delicate jewel-like stars, while the APO performance of the Nagler designed, fully multi-coated 2-element objective and optional 2" Everbrite diagonal produce natural stellar and planetary colour rendition even at the highest useful powers.Small size and lighter weight permit use of lighter-duty tripods for easy field carrying and transportation. The padded shoulder bag provides protection and room for the scope and six eyepieces.If your interests crossover from astronomical...
SharpStar
Askar FMA 230 Triplet Air-Spaced APO (FMA230) $808.00
The FMA230 has a compound lens system. The front objective lens comprises three lenses and the posterior reducer is composed of four lenses and thus it’s sometimes dubbed as a “three at the front and four at the rear” system. The aperture size of the objective lens is 50mm and the original focal length is 275mm thus we’ve got a relatively fast focal ratio of f/5.5. The objective lens contains two ED glasses which are adapted to cure chromatic aberrations. Description One can barely find an equal counterpart in the market as designing a three-element apochromatic objective lens in astrograph...
Orion Telescopes USD
Orion ED80T CF Triplet Apochromatic Refrac... $1,299.99
Here's one of our staff-favourite telescopes that is especially popular with astrophotography enthusiasts, the 80mm apochromatic triplet Orion ED80T CF refractor telescope. With an 80mm aperture triplet objective featuring FPL-53 extra-low dispersion glass, views and captured images come through true to colour and exhibit tack-sharp resolution. Description Apochromatic refractor telescopes have a devoted following amongst amateur astronomers, for good reason. The crisp view offered by a high-quality apo refractor is truly a wonder to behold and share. Apochromatic refractors significantly reduce chromatic aberration, or false colour, compared to standard achromatic refractor telescopes due to the use of "ED" (Extra-low Dispersion)...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher Evolux 62ED Doublet Apo Refrac... $640.00
Building on the foundation of the popular Evostar line of refractors, Sky-Watcher has developed the all new Evolux. Designed for the savvy astrophotographer looking for a lightweight scope that still packs a punch with key upgrades in the optics and the mechanics, Evolux is a perfect fit for a widefield grab and go setup. Description Sky-Watcher's Evolux apochromatic doublet refractors are the perfect blend of superior extra-low dispersion glass and affordability. The lens assembly utilizes a proprietary combination of matched lenses, delivering tack-sharp stars with charcoal-black, contrast-rich skies. All ED glass elements feature our proprietary Metallic High-Transmission Coatings (MHTC), virtually...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher Evolux 82ED Doublet Apo Refrac... $1,240.00
Building on the foundation of the popular Evostar line of refractors, Sky-Watcher has developed the all new Evolux. Designed for the savvy astrophotographer looking for a lightweight scope that still packs a punch with key upgrades in the optics and the mechanics, Evolux is a perfect fit for a widefield grab and go setup. Description Sky-Watcher's Evolux apochromatic doublet refractors are the perfect blend of superior extra-low dispersion glass and affordability. The lens assembly utilizes a proprietary combination of matched lenses, delivering tack-sharp stars with charcoal-black, contrast-rich skies. All ED glass elements feature our proprietary Metallic High-Transmission Coatings™ (MHTC™), virtually...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher StarTravel 120 AZ3 Refractor T... $740.00
This Sky-Watcher 120mm (4") f/5 telescope is a two-element, air-spaced, fully multi-coated objective, achromatic refractor, which can give exciting "rich field" astronomical views. It can provide excellent vistas of star fields, clusters, nebulae, galaxies, planets, the Moon and (with correct filtering or by projection) the Sun. It is also a fine terrestrial telescope when mounted on an alt-azimuth mount or a photographic tripod. Crisp images at a reasonable price make it an excellent beginner's "first telescope", or a great travelling telescope for a more advanced observer. Description This larger aperture model has more light collecting power at the same focal...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher EvoStar 80ED APO Refractor Tel... $1,460.00
Sky-Watcher's Evostar apochromatic doublet refractors are the perfect blend of superior extra-low dispersion glass and affordability. The Evostar refractor lens assembly utilizes a proprietary combination of matched lenses, delivering tack-sharp stars with charcoal-black, contrast-rich skies. All ED glass elements are fluorite-based and feature our proprietary Metallic High-Transmission Coatings (MHTC), virtually eliminating all false colour while dual-baffles prevent stray light from affecting your photography. Like the optics, the tube is beautifully crafted using aluminum and finished with a black diamond metal-flake finish. Description Using a doublet refractor instead of a triplet has some advantages: less glass means less weight, less weight...
SharpStar
SharpStar 140PH Premium APO S Triplet Refr... $5,124.95
Sharpstar 140PH, a large-aperture APO astrograph, the very first in Sharpstar APO-series, finally comes to the market. It features pioneering double ED glass and triplet air-spaced lens structure. The focal ratio is properly designed of f/6.5 and its focal length is 910mm. Description Most stock triplet APO lenses are regularly equipped solely with an ED glass aiming to reduce the achromatic aberration, whereas two of the 140PH lens set are ED glass, considerably enhancing the aberration control performance, offering a solid foundation for advanced visual observation and astrophotograph. Sharpstar 140PH is equipped with a retractable dew shield and is wrapped...
Tele Vue Optics
Tele Vue NP-101 Scope (TV-NP101is) $5,547.00
For 30 years, TeleVue has pushed the boundaries of APO refractors, as well as eyepieces, to the recognized pinnacle of performance. We were gratified but not surprised that Backyard Astronomer's Guide said of the NP101: "optics don't get any better than this." No wonder Sky and Telescope rated the NP101 tops and selected it as the test instrument for its landmark review of the SBIG STL11000 CCD camera . The "is" versions of the TeleVue-60, 102i, NP101 and NP127 retain the exemplary wide field and planetary visual capability while adding new features to make imaging easier and more flexible. Description...
SharpStar
Askar FRA 600 Quintuplet APO Astrograph (F... $3,339.95
Following the excellent optical performance of its first FRA400/5.6, the FRA600/5.6 is an evolution of the FRA series. An upgraded lens has a 108mm aperture and a 600mm focal length, the f/ratio is still f/5.6, and the image circle is 66mm surpass the full frame! Description This FRA600 Quintuplet Refractor is built on a Petzval design, comprising a front triplet and rear doublet lenses, two pieces of which are ED glass. This combination provides a high level of apochromatic performance for astroimaging. With wonderful optical design, the FRA600 astrograph provides a 66mm image circle to ensure excellent star shape across...
SharpStar
Askar FRA 500 Quintuplet APO Astrograph (F... $2,549.95
Sharpstar Optics introduces Askar FRA500 astrograph, which is the youngest among the FRA family well-known to our customers. Compared with its siblings, the 500mm-focal-length refractor has an aperture size of 90mm (f/5.6), so Askar FRA500 can better fit into the scenarios of deep-sky imaging than the Askar FRA400. Besides, it is more lightweight and compact than Askar FRA600, which makes it a great choice for out-door observation or astrophotography. Description Askar FRA500 has inherited the legacies of superior FRA- series designing. It boasts a quintuplet air-spaced APO optical structure, a “three plus two” Petzval lens combination. The front lens group...
Celestron
Celestron Advanced VX 6" Refractor Telesco... $2,560.00
The Advanced VX (AVX) sets a standard in mid-level telescopes, providing many of the features found on Celestron’s most sophisticated German equatorial mounts at an extremely affordable price. The Advanced VX 6” refractor telescope offers no obstruction of the aperture and at a focal ratio of f/8, the telescope provides you the highest possible contrast when viewing celestial objects, especially the planets. The Advanced VX mount is designed to provide superior performance for smaller telescopes while taking advantage of Celestron’s most advanced technologies: All-Star Polar Alignment, Celestron PWI telescope control software, SkyAlign, and permanently programmable periodic error correction (PPEC). If...
Orion Telescopes USD
Orion EON 130mm ED Triplet Apochromatic Re... $3,509.99
For the dedicated visual observer or imager seeking a top-of-the-line instrument to advance their capabilities and enjoyment in the hobby, the Orion EON 130mm Triplet ED Apochromatic Refractor should be on your short list of candidates. Description This exquisite telescope features premium optical performance and a high-end fit and finish, but at a price that's thousands less than that of comparably sized apos from other manufacturers. From front to back, this is truly an awe-inspiring telescope. We've updated the previous Astronomy Magazine Star Product award-winning design with an even more robust focuser, and streamlined the tube rings and dovetail bar....
Orion Telescopes USD
Orion EON 104mm ED-X2 f/6.25 Triplet Apoch... $3,379.99
With two ED glass elements for remarkable true-colour performance, the Orion EON 104mm f/6.25 ED-X2 Triplet is certain to satisfy your "apo" appetite. Even the most demanding astrophotographers and observers will be thoroughly impressed by this gorgeous telescope. Description Most ED triplets feature just one ED glass element, but the beautifully crafted EON 104mm ED-X2 apochromatic refractor stands above ordinary triplets by having one element of FPL-53 ED glass and one element of FPL-51 ED glass in its objective lens assembly. With gloss-black machined construction, and attractive satin-red features and accessories, the Orion EON 104mm ED-X2 telescope is a truly...
Orion Telescopes USD
Orion EON 85mm ED-X2 f/6.6 Triplet Apochro... $2,469.99
Featuring two ED glass elements for remarkable true-color performance, the Orion EON 85mm ED-X2 Triplet Apo Refractor heralds a new era (or should we say an "eon"?) of optical excellence. This exceptional refractor will satisfy even the most demanding astrophotographers and observers. Description Unlike most ED triplets which are made with just one ED glass element, this beautifully crafted apochromatic refractor stands above ordinary triplets since it features one element of FPL-53 ED glass and one element of FPL-51 ED glass. With gloss-black machined construction, and attractive satin-red features and accessories, the Orion EON 85mm ED-X2 telescope is a truly...
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Explore Scientific
Explore Scientific FirstLight 127mm Double... $1,104.99
Whether you're looking to delve into the details of our solar system or explore inspiring deep sky treasures, the versatile FirstLight series has an observing package that will fit your individual needs. Description Designed and built for beginners or as a competent grab-and-go option for fast observation sessions, the Explore Scientific FirstLight 127mm f/9.4 Alt-Az Refractor Telescope offers a simple yet powerful observation rig for viewing the Moon, planets, meteor showers, and bright deep-sky objects. The optics are fully multicoated with anti-reflection coatings to reduce light loss and produce brighter and clearer images with more accurate colours versus non-coated systems....
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Explore Scientific
Explore Scientific FirstLight 102mm Double... $455.99
OTA ONLY - Mount and Tripod Required Designed and built primarily for lunar and planetary views with the ability to resolve bright deep-sky objects like clusters, the Explore Scientific FirstLight 102mm f/9.8 Refractor Telescope is fully multi-coated with anti-reflection coatings to reduce light loss and produce brighter and clearer images with more accurate colours versus non-coated systems. Description Offered here without a mount or tripod, this version of the FL 102mm is ideal for users who already have a reliable support system and are looking to add to their observation arsenal, or for those building an a la carte rig....
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Explore Scientific
Explore Scientific FirstLight 102mm Double... $909.99
Designed and built primarily for lunar and planetary views with the ability to resolve bright deep-sky objects like clusters, the Explore Scientific FirstLight 102mm f/9.8 Refractor Telescope is fully multi-coated with anti-reflection coatings to reduce light loss and produce brighter and clearer images with more accurate colours versus non-coated systems. Description The scope features a manual alt-azimuth mount with dual-axis control cables that allow users to track objects as they move across the night sky. Its stainless steel tripod provides a stable observation platform, and its adjustable height from 38.5 to 55.5" allows for comfortable viewing by most users. Explore...
SharpStar
Askar 107PHQ Quadruplet Refractive Astrogr... $3,199.95
As the first long-focal-ratio Flatfield astrograph from Askar, 107PHQ is born with a special mission: whether you are just getting started in astrophotography, or an enthusiast who has been quite familiar with all equipment and devices, you can always find Askar 107PHQ a useful astrograph which is functionally practical and physically attractive. Description This telescope is especially amateur or beginner friendly since you don’t need to attach an extra field flattener to get a satisfactory picture. And for the fact that you don’t need a flattener and you can easily get over back-focus calculation and confusing connection steps, all you...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher EvoGuide 50DX APO Guide Scope ... $450.00
The EvoGuide 50DX Apo Guide Scope Astrograph takes Sky-Watcher's doublet design and packages it in a lightweight guide scope. These doublet refractors deliver dramatic, coal-black skies and faithful, contrast-rich views of planetary and deep-space phenomenon that are second to none. Description Mounting to your guide camera is a breeze with convenient M42 rings on the back of the scope, and a beefy single-speed focus ring helps you nail focus. Although initially designed for guide cameras, the EvoGuide 50DX APO Guide Scope Astrograph can be used to shoot fast, low focal length astrophotography when used in conjunction with a focal reducer...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher EvoStar 150ED APO Refractor Te... $4,050.00
Sky-Watcher's Evostar apochromatic doublet refractors are the perfect blend of superior extra-low dispersion glass and affordability. The Evostar refractor lens assembly utilizes a proprietary combination of matched lenses, delivering tack-sharp stars with charcoal-black, contrast-rich skies. All ED glass elements are fluorite-based and feature our proprietary Metallic High-Transmission Coatings (MHTC), virtually eliminating all false color while dual-baffles prevent stray light from affecting your photography. Like the optics, the tube is beautifully crafted using aluminum and finished with a black diamond metal-flake finish. Description Using a doublet refractor instead of a triplet has some advantages: less glass means less weight, less weight...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED Triplet Super APO ... $3,010.00
Designed with the discerning astrophotographer in mind, Sky-Watcher's top-of-the-line Esprit refractors deliver the kind of imaging performance one would expect from telescopes costing thousands of dollars more. With the Esprit's three-element, air spaced objective lens design, false color is virtually eliminated, yielding exceptional contrast and sharpness. Each element is fully multi-coated with Sky-Watcher's proprietary Metallic High-Transmission Coatings (MHTC), producing a transmission rate that rivals any refractor on the market. Description In addition to superb optics, all Esprits feature exclusive dual-speed, Helinear track focusers, which provide smooth, rock-solid focusing with zero image shift. Using a captain's wheel design all focusers can...
Tele Vue Optics
Tele Vue NP-127 Scope (TV-NP127is) $9,585.00
For 30 years, TeleVue has pushed the boundaries of APO refractors, as well as eyepieces, to the recognized pinnacle of performance. We were gratified but not surprised that Backyard Astronomer's Guide said of the NP101: "optics don't get any better than this." No wonder Sky and Telescope rated the NP101 tops and selected it as the test instrument for its landmark review of the SBIG STL11000 CCD camera. The "is" versions of the TeleVue-60, 102i, NP101 and NP127 retain the exemplary wide field and planetary visual capability while adding new features to make imaging easier and more flexible. Description The...
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Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher Evoguide 50DX APO Refractor Te... $450.00
The EvoGuide 50DX Apo Guide Scope Astrograph takes Sky-Watcher's doublet design and packages it in a lightweight guide scope. These doublet refractors deliver dramatic, coal-black skies and faithful, contrast-rich views of planetary and deep-space phenomenon that are second to none. Description Mounting to your guide camera is a breeze with convenient M42 rings on the back of the scope, and a beefy single-speed focus ring helps you nail focus. Although initially designed for guide cameras, the EvoGuide 50DX APO Guide Scope Astrograph can be used to shoot fast, low focal length astrophotography when used in conjunction with a focal reducer...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher EvoStar 120ED APO Refractor Te... $3,360.00
Sky-Watcher's Evostar apochromatic doublet refractors are the perfect blend of superior extra-low dispersion glass and affordability. The Evostar refractor lens assembly utilizes a proprietary combination of matched lenses, delivering tack-sharp stars with charcoal-black, contrast-rich skies. All ED glass elements are fluorite-based and feature our proprietary Metallic High-Transmission Coatings (MHTC), virtually eliminating all false color while internal baffle prevent stray light from affecting your photography. Like the optics, the tube is beautifully crafted using aluminum and finished with a black diamond metal-flake finish. Description Using a doublet refractor instead of a triplet has some advantages: less glass means less weight, less...
Tele Vue Optics
Tele Vue 85 Green OTA (TV-85) $2,817.00
The TeleVue TV85APO provides stunning 4.4° rich-field because of the combination of apochromatic doublet lens and special low-dispersion glass. This combination enhances observation and makes objects dazzle right before your eyes. Description Producing natural stellar and planetary color rendition is made possible due to the fully multi-coated 2-element objective with stunning apochromatic performance. Eliminating internal reflections and providing high transmission is made possible with the multicoated air-to-glass surfaces on the TV85. Also suppressing reflections and helping deliver high-contrast images are the textured, flat-black surfaces in the tube. The TeleVue TV85 delivers at incredibly low powers as well as when pushing...
Sky-Watcher
Sky-Watcher Esprit 120ED Triplet Super APO... $5,620.00
Designed with the discerning astrophotographer in mind, Sky-Watcher's top-of-the-line Esprit refractors deliver the kind of imaging performance one would expect from telescopes costing thousands of dollars more. Description With the Esprit's three-element, air spaced objective lens design, false colour is virtually eliminated, yielding exceptional contrast and sharpness. Each element is fully multi-coated with Sky-Watcher's proprietary Metallic High-Transmission Coatings (MHTC), producing a transmission rate that rivals any refractor on the market. In addition to superb optics, all Esprits feature exclusive dual-speed, Helinear track focusers, which provide smooth, rock-solid focusing with zero image shift. Using a captain's wheel design all focusers can...

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