LS 6" LS 8"
Product Number SC: 0610-03-12 ACF: 0610-03-10 SC: 0810-03-12 ACF: 0810-03-10
Clear Aperture 6" (152mm) 8" (203.2mm)

Optical Design

Schmidt-Cassegrain or Advanced Coma Free (ACF)
Focal Length 1524mm 2000mm
Focal Ratio f/10 f/10
Telescope Mounting Rigid Cast-Aluminum Single-Arm Rigid Cast-Aluminum Single-Arm
Optical Coatings Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 0.760 arc seconds 0.570 arc seconds
AutoStar Controller Autostar III
Object Database 100,000 objects
Viewfinder Red-Dot
Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl
Diagonal 1.25" diagonal prism 1.25" diagonal prism
Pointing Precision (High-Precision Mode) 3-arc min. 3-arc min.
Go-To Pointing Precision (Approx.) 5 arc-min. 5 arc-min.
Slow Motion Controls Electronic Electronic
Slew Speeds

RA and Dec:1x, 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x sidereal and 1.5°/sec., 3°/sec., 6.5°/sec.

Tripod LS Tripod
Batteries (User-Supplied) 8 x C cells 8 x C cells
Power 12V DC, 5 amp power supply (optional)
Additional Features LS 6" LS 8"
GPS Receiver Yes Yes
True Level & North Sensors (LNT) Yes Yes
Time Chip Yes Yes
Electronic Focuser Optional Optional
Oversized Primary Mirror Yes Yes
AutoStar Suite Planetarium Software

Included

Included 

Astronomer Inside

Yes

Yes 

Eclispe Finder

Yes

Yes 

Materials LS 6" LS 8"
Primary/Secondary Mirror Low expansion borrosilicate glass Low expansion borrosilicate glass
Correcting Plate/Lens

Schott Water-white Glass

Schott Water-white Glass

Optical Tube

Aluminum

Aluminum
Weights and Dimensions LS 6" LS 8"
OTA Dimensions 7" x 14.2"L 9" x 17" L
Telescope Weight 28 lbs. 30 lbs.
Tripod Weight 9 lbs. 9 lbs.
Tripod Dimensions 25.5" to 43.5" variable 25.5" to 43.5" variable

 

 

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