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The 4" refractor has long been regarded as a serious instrument, often approaching the performance of 5" and 6" reflectors without any of the maintenance issues of collimation and mirror coatings. At this longer focal ratio the optics will provide stunning views of Solar system objects as well as high contrast deep sky views. These affordable high quality refractors will provide a lifetime of astronomical observation.
The EVOSTAR series are two-element, air-spaced, multi-coated objective achromatic refractors. They are truly outstanding, high-performance, high-resolution instruments manufactured to extremely high standards of optical and mechanical precision. With their long focal lenghs and breathtaking, diffraction limited optical performance, they are ideal for the detailed high-power study of the Moon, Planetary Surfaces and other objects in our solar system, giving crisp contrasty images. These telescope packages will stand you in great stead for a lifetime of serious astronomical viewing. A 4" refractor has long been regarded as a serious yet portable telescope for astronomy, this version certainly provides excellent performance at a reasonable price.The EQ3-2 equatorial mount and tripod provides a stable platform with mechanical slow motion controls for precise centering of objects, the mount can be upgraded with motor drives and even the SynScan goto system for fully computerised finding and tracking."Highly regarded, reliable 102mm Retracting Telescope giving bright, contrasty images"The Independent(The Ten Best Telescopes feature. Chosen by Robin Scagell, Vice President of The Society for Popular Astronomy)Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x40 & x100 Highest Practical Power (Potential): x204 Objective Lens Diameter: 102mm Telescope Focal Length: 1000mm (f/9.8) Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm Direct SLR Camera Connection 6x30 Finderscope Dual-Fit 1.25"/2" Focuser 2"/50.8mm Star Diagonal Adjustable Objective Lens Cell Multi-Coated Objective Lens EQ3-2 Deluxe Equatorial Mount Built-in Polar Alignment Scope Holder Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray 28% more Light Gathering than 90mm