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Altair Starwave 110 ED Refractor Telescope With 3" Crayford Focuser

Altair Starwave 110 ED Refractor Telescope With 3'' Crayford Focuser
 Altair Starwave 110 ED Refractor Telescope With 3'' Crayford FocuserAltair Starwave 110 ED Refractor Telescope With 3'' Crayford Focuser 
Price:  £799.00(Inc. 20% VAT)Earn 799 Loyalty Points

Model:  SWED110ED1
Brand:  Altair

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The Starwave 110 ED delivers slightly higher resolution and more light grasp than the 102mm ED for a small increase in weight and size. Deep sky and planetary images show slightly increased brightness and image scale, letting you discern slightly more subtle details at the eyepiece. Colour correction is better in the red Hydrogen Alpha regions of the spectrum than in the blue regions, and this is a great galaxy-imaging scope. We classify this telescope as a "Semi-APO" and it significantly outperforms an achromat refractor of equivalent focal length at an incredible price. With a Contrast Booster filter to remove any residual chromatic aberration at very high powers, it will compare to an APO costing several times the price on the moon and planets.

The additional aperture of the 110mm ED design makes this a suitable option for those who want slightly more performance over a 4" refractor, but who still want a relatively portable telescope which won't over-tax their mount.

The Starwave 110ED is still quite portable for field use. The focuser features the same robust design as the ED102 version, and an optional dedicated 0.8x reducer/flattener as well as the slightly larger aperture, give this telescope improved field performance over a larger area, making astro imaging with larger CCD chips and DSLR camera even easier. When using the flattener, the focal ratio changes from F7 to F5.6 (choose the flattener option in the drop-down menu below).

Starwave ED110 Features:
110mm F7 Optics from Ohara Japan (770mm focal length, FPL-51 ED element)
Highest practical magnification 220x, light grasp 247x human eye, compared to 212x for the SW102ED
89% more light grasp than the Starwave 80mm ED
65cm length, approx. weight 6.8kg
Dual speed 1:10 ratio 3.0" Crayford focuser with direct fit for optional field flattener
2" to 1.25" eyepiece adapter
Tube rings with standard M6 30mm hole pattern (holes correspond top and bottom, enabling other telescopes to be mounted piggyback).
Standard Vixen-format dovetail bar
FREE Protective case with foam padding

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