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Product Number 1008-70-01
Clear Aperture 10" (254mm)

Optical Design

Advanced Coma Free (ACF)
Focal Length 2,032mm
Focal Ratio f/8
Telescope Mounting Heavy-duty fork type; double-tine
Optical Coatings Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 0.46 arcseconds
AutoStar Controller Autostar II
Object Database 145,000 objects
Viewfinder 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle
Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl
Diagonal 1.25" diagonal prism
Focus System Internal Crayford-style, zero image-shift primary mirror focus with dual speed 7:1 control
Slow Motion Controls Mechanical & electronic
Slew Speeds RA and Dec: 0.01x to1.0x sidereal, variable in 0.01x increments; 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x sidereal; 1°/sec. to 2°/sec., variable in 0.1° increments.
Tracking Rates Sidereal, lunar, or custom-selected from 2000 incremental rates
Control Panel 12v DC in, 12v DC out, Power, Focuser, Reticle, Handbox port, 1 computer connection port (RS232), 1 StarLock port, 1 Aux guide port
Tripod Giant Field Tripod
Batteries (User-Supplied)

8 x C cells

Battery Life (Typical) 20 hrs.
Power 12V DC, 5 amp power supply (optional)
Additional Features  
GPS Receiver Included
True Level & North Sensors (LNT)

Included

Time Chip

Included

Zero Image-Shift Microfocuser

Optional

Smart Mount

Yes 

Smart Drive

Yes 

Mirror Lock

Yes 

Oversized Primary Mirror

Yes 

AutoStar Suite Planetarium Software

Included

Wedge (Optional)

X-Wedge - $699 

StarLock  
Wide Field Camera 25mm x 26mm f/1.04 optic with 1/2 inch format CMOS sensor gives field of 14.72 x 11.78 degrees.
Narrow Field Camera 80mm x 400mm f/5 optic with 1/2 inch format Cmos sensor gives field
of 57.2 x 45.8 arcminutes (2.68 arcseconds/pixel)
High Precision Pointing +/- 1 arcminute
High Precision Guiding Down to 1 arcsecond - depending on sky conditions.
High Precision Alignment Semi-automatic drift align procedure for ulta-precise polar alignment
StarLock Weight 6 lbs. (2.72 kg)
Materials  
Primary Mirror Low expansion borrosilicate glass
Secondary Mirrors Individually figured with primary mirror for maximum correction. Low-expansion borosilicate glass
Correcting Plate/Lens

Aspheric high-spectral transmission Borofloat glass from Schott AG Germany

Optical Tube

Aluminum

Weights and Dimensions  
Optical Tube with DEC housing 28 lbs.
Drive Base with fork arms 48 lbs.
Tripod Weight 50 lbs.
Tripod Dimensions 40" to 50" variable
Telescope Shipping Weight (approx.) 136 lbs.
Product Number 1208-70-01
Clear Aperture 12" (305mm)

Optical Design

Advanced Coma Free (ACF)
Focal Length 2,438mm
Focal Ratio f/8
Telescope Mounting Heavy-duty fork type; double-tine
Optical Coatings Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 0.38 arcseconds
AutoStar Controller Autostar II
Object Database 145,000 objects
Viewfinder 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle
Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl
Diagonal 1.25" diagonal prism
Focus System Internal Crayford-style, zero image-shift primary mirror focus with dual speed 7:1 control
Slow Motion Controls Mechanical & electronic
Slew Speeds RA and Dec: 0.01x to1.0x sidereal, variable in 0.01x increments; 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x sidereal; 1°/sec. to 2°/sec., variable in 0.1° increments.
Tracking Rates Sidereal, lunar, or custom-selected from 2000 incremental rates
Control Panel 12v DC in, 12v DC out, Power, Focuser, Reticle, Handbox port, 1 computer connection port (RS232), 1 StarLock port, 1 Aux guide port
Tripod Giant Field Tripod
Batteries (User-Supplied)

8 x C cells

Battery Life (Typical) 20 hrs.
Power 12V DC, 5 amp power supply (optional)
Additional Features  
GPS Receiver Included
True Level & North Sensors (LNT)

Included

Time Chip

Included

Zero Image-Shift Microfocuser

Optional

Smart Mount

Yes

Smart Drive

Yes

Mirror Lock

Yes

Oversized Primary Mirror

Yes

AutoStar Suite Planetarium Software

Included

Wedge (Optional)

X-Wedge - $699 

StarLock  
Wide Field Camera 25mm x 26mm f/1.04 optic with 1/2 inch format CMOS sensor gives field of 14.72 x 11.78 degrees.
Narrow Field Camera 80mm x 400mm f/5 optic with 1/2 inch format Cmos sensor gives field
of 57.2 x 45.8 arcminutes (2.68 arcseconds/pixel)
High Precision Pointing +/- 1 arcminute
High Precision Guiding Down to 1 arcsecond - depending on sky conditions.
High Precision Alignment Semi-automatic drift align procedure for ulta-precise polar alignment
StarLock Weight 6 lbs. (2.72 kg)
Materials  
Primary Mirror Low expansion borrosilicate glass
Secondary Mirrors Individually figured with primary mirror for maximum correction. Low-expansion borosilicate glass
Correcting Plate/Lens

Aspheric high-spectral transmission Borofloat glass from Schott AG Germany

Optical Tube

Aluminum

Weights and Dimensions  
Optical Tube with DEC housing 36 lbs.
Drive Base with fork arms 50 lbs.
Tripod Weight 50 lbs.
Tripod Dimensions 40" to 50" variable
Telescope Shipping Weight (approx.) 179 lbs.
Product Number 1408-70-01
Clear Aperture 14" (356mm)

Optical Design

Advanced Coma Free (ACF)
Focal Length 2,845mm
Focal Ratio f/8
Telescope Mounting Heavy-duty fork type; double-tine
Optical Coatings Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 0.325 arcseconds
AutoStar Controller Autostar II
Object Database 145,000 objects
Viewfinder 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle
Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl
Diagonal 1.25" diagonal prism
Focus System Internal Crayford-style, zero image-shift primary mirror focus with dual speed 7:1 control
Primary Mirror Lock Included
Slow Motion Controls Mechanical & electronic
Slew Speeds RA and Dec: 0.01x to1.0x sidereal, variable in 0.01x increments; 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x sidereal; 1°/sec. to 2°/sec., variable in 0.1° increments.
Tracking Rates Sidereal, lunar, or custom-selected from 2000 incremental rates
Control Panel 12v DC in, 12v DC out, Power, Focuser, Reticle, Handbox port, 1 computer connection port (RS232), 1 StarLock port, 1 Aux guide port
Tripod Giant Field Tripod
Batteries (User-Supplied)

8 x C cells

Battery Life (Typical) 20 hrs.
Power 12V DC, 5 amp power supply (optional)
Additional Features  
GPS Receiver Included
True Level & North Sensors (LNT)

Included

Time Chip

Included

Zero Image-Shift Microfocuser

Optional

Smart Mount

Yes

Smart Drive

Yes

Mirror Lock

Yes

Oversized Primary Mirror

Yes

AutoStar Suite Planetarium Software

Included

Wedge (Optional)

 X-Wedge - $699

StarLock  
Wide Field Camera 25mm x 26mm f/1.04 optic with 1/2 inch format CMOS sensor gives field of 14.72 x 11.78 degrees.
Narrow Field Camera 80mm x 400mm f/5 optic with 1/2 inch format Cmos sensor gives field
of 57.2 x 45.8 arcminutes (2.68 arcseconds/pixel)
High Precision Pointing +/- 1 arcminute
High Precision Guiding Down to 1 arcsecond - depending on sky conditions.
High Precision Alignment Semi-automatic drift align procedure for ulta-precise polar alignment
StarLock Weight 6 lbs. (2.72 kg)
Materials  
Primary Mirror Low expansion borrosilicate glass
Secondary Mirrors Individually figured with primary mirror for maximum correction. Low-expansion borosilicate glass
Correcting Plate/Lens

Aspheric high-spectral transmission Borofloat glass from Schott AG Germany

Optical Tube

Aluminum

Weights and Dimensions  
Optical Tube with DEC housing 54 lbs.
Drive Base with fork arms 54 lbs.
Tripod Weight 50 lbs.
Tripod Dimensions 40" to 50" variable
Telescope Shipping Weight (approx.) 239 lbs.
Product Number 1608-70-01
Clear Aperture 16" (406.4mm)

Optical Design

Advanced Coma Free (ACF)
Focal Length 3,251mm
Focal Ratio f/8
Telescope Mounting Heavy-duty fork type; double-tine
Optical Coatings Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit) 0.285 arcseconds
AutoStar Controller Autostar II
Object Database 145,000 objects
Viewfinder 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle
Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000 Super Plossl
Diagonal 2" diagonal prism
Focus System Internal Crayford-style, zero image-shift primary mirror focus with dual speed 7:1 control
Primary Mirror Lock Included
Slow Motion Controls Mechanical & electronic
Slew Speeds RA and Dec: 0.01x to1.0x sidereal, variable in 0.01x increments; 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x sidereal; 1°/sec. to 2°/sec., variable in 0.1° increments.
Tracking Rates Sidereal, lunar, or custom-selected from 2000 incremental rates
Control Panel 12v DC in, 12v DC out, Power, Focuser, Reticle, Handbox port, 1 computer connection port (RS232), 1 StarLock port, 1 Aux guide port
Tripod MAX Tripod
Batteries (User-Supplied)

8 x C cells

Battery Life (Typical) 20 hrs.
Power 12V DC, 5 amp power supply (optional)
Additional Features  
GPS Receiver Included
True Level & North Sensors (LNT)

Included

Time Chip

Included

Zero Image-Shift Microfocuser

Optional

Smart Mount

Yes

Smart Drive

Yes

Mirror Lock

Yes

Oversized Primary Mirror

Yes

AutoStar Suite Planetarium Software

Included

StarLock  
Wide Field Camera 25mm x 26mm f/1.04 optic with 1/2 inch format CMOS sensor gives field of 14.72 x 11.78 degrees.
Narrow Field Camera 80mm x 400mm f/5 optic with 1/2 inch format Cmos sensor gives field
of 57.2 x 45.8 arcminutes (2.68 arcseconds/pixel)
High Precision Pointing +/- 1 arcminute
High Precision Guiding Down to 1 arcsecond - depending on sky conditions.
High Precision Alignment Semi-automatic drift align procedure for ulta-precise polar alignment
StarLock Weight 6 lbs. (2.72 kg)
Wedge (Optional) MAX Wedge - $3,499
Materials  
Primary Mirror Low expansion borrosilicate glass
Secondary Mirrors Individually figured with primary mirror for maximum correction. Low-expansion borosilicate glass
Correcting Plate/Lens

Aspheric high-spectral transmission Borofloat glass from Schott AG Germany

Optical Tube

Aluminum

Weights and Dimensions  
OTA and Mount net weight TBD
Tripod Weight 81 lbs.
Telescope Shipping Weight (approx.) 374 lbs.