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We are very proud of these SkyWatcher Professional ESPRIT 3 Element ED apochromatic refractors designed to be the ultimate in this price range. These are instruments of the highest quality with optical performance rivalling or exceeding similar telescopes of even the most famous high-end telescope brands. These apochromats use the finest glass types available and are then combined with a superbly crafted tube assembly designed to last a lifetime, the cleverly designed 3" linear focuser provides excellent precision visually or for heavy loads when imaging. This mid size apochromat is at home on quite modest mounts and can readily be transported to dark sky locations, we simply have not seen such high specification on an instrument in this price range that offers truly high end performance like this Esprit triplet.We have published an article explaining the merits of ED refractors, read about The ED Refractor Telescope.
The ESPRIT Super Apo Triplets are designed for the most demanding astro-imagers but are also fine telescopes for visual observations often outperforming telescopes far larger of lesser designs. The premium, superbly-corrected optical systems deliver high-contrast images full of detail with pin-point stars right up to the edge of the field and zero detectable colour fringing, even on the brightest of objects resulting in true Apochromatic images.Features: 3-Element Objective Lens F7, Focal Length 840mm (one Ohara FPL-53 and 2 x Schott lenses) 3" CNC Machined 11:1 Rotatable Dual-Speed Linear Power Focuser Full-frame Corrected Focal Plane Excellent Field Flatness Zero detectable Colour Fringing even on Bright Objects Metallic High-Transmission Lens Coatings Knife-edge Baffled Optical System High-precision Mechanical Components Aluminium OTA material (superior to plain carbon-fibre for this application) Retractable Dew ShieldDual Speed Linear Focuser: 3" LPF with 2" and 1.25" eyepiece adaptors and indexed scale Zero focus-shift during focusing High Load Capacity - holds up to 5kg of accessories whilst focusing and up to 10kg when locked. New drawtube with steel sheet held by four large bearings makes focusing smoother than ever The smooth focus motion and 11:1 fine focus wheel allows precision adjustment and critical focusing of eyepieces & cameras Patent-pending designIncluded accessories:2" Dielectric Star Diagonal28mm 2" LET Eyepiece9x50 Right-Angled Erect Image FinderscopeTube RingsDovetail Mounting Bar CaseWeight approx 11kg including rings & dovetail
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