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Model: AA102-715EDTBrand: Altair
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The Altair Astro Wave Series 102mm f715mm Super ED Triplet APO is a highly specified refractor, offering premium class visual or imaging performance. This telescope is a natural choice for customers wanting the best possible optical performance in a portable package, and has attracted rave reviews from our customers, as well as a very positive review in Astronomy Now Magazine where it was thoroughly tested in visual observing mode and imaging mode, with the optional Planostar dedicated flatteners and focal reducers. With smaller dimensions than the famous Altair 115mm Triplet APO, the 102mm is slightly more practical, offering more portability and compactness. What's included?Altair 102 ED Triplet telescope optical tube with serial number engraved on the lensOptical test report corresponding to the serial numberTelescope tube ringsVixen-format 1.75" dovetail barNew CNC machined dual speed "Rack 'n Pinion" focuser with self-centering 2" pushfit adapter and Teflon tipped rotator2" to 1.25" Self centering adapterFront metal objective cap1.25" plastic rear insert capa foam filled case * (See note at bottom of page)The image shows a scope with the following optional accessories which are not included in this package, but highly recommended:Altair Sabre mount with Vixen dovetail clampAltair 60mm deluxe finder scope & bracketAltair 2" dielectric diagonalAltair Lightwave eyepiece NEW 2014 Version with a light weight dual speed "Rack 'n Pinion" focuser, Teflon-tipped adjustable rotator, CNC machined internal knife edge baffles, and a self centering 2" adapter. Both 1.0x and 0.79x 3" flatteners and reducers can be attached directly by unscrewing the rear self centering assembly.
Altair 102mm f715 EDT APO specification:NEW Dual speed Rack and Pinion Focuser (360 degree rotation) with 1:10 ratio micro focuser knob.Aperture - 102mm, focal length f715mmResolution - 1.01 arc secondsLimiting Visual Magnitude - 11.1Highest Useful Magnification - 230x (atmospheric conditions permitting)Air spaced ED triplet APO lens featuring an Ohara FPL-53 element Fully multi coated on all optical surfaces for high transmissionAluminium with white stardust paintRetractable, lockable dew shieldOptional 60mm Deluxe right angled finder scope with illuminated reticuleCNC machined tube rings compatible with Altair TMSVixen format dovetail plate2" adapter with brass compression ring and two clamping screwsTube Weight - approx. 5.0 kg (with new lighter focuser(Length - with dew shield retracted approx. 615mm
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