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Home Accessories Finderscopes Telrad Finder for Telescopes
The Telrad is the original best selling red dot finderscope that with its clever detachable universal base suits virtually any type of telescope. With a large easy to see screen with illuminated red circles this is simple to use yet extremely accurate and has long been the finder of choice for Dobsonian owners who require simplicity, functionality and accuracy in the field. This highly regarded telescope accessory is ready to attach with the universal supplied base plate via screw holes or the included sticky pads.
The most popular telescope finder we stock, this design is over twenty years old and has sold many thousands of units to happy customers, a truly versatile simple to use quality product. A perfect solution for Dobsonians as well as virtually any telescope that has space to house it on the tube (around a 10" length). The solid build and large easy to see window and reticle makes the Telrad very natural to use.The Telrad projects three red rings spaced at 4, 2, and 1/2 degree in diameter. These rings are used to starhop to objects. If a galaxy is 8 degrees away from a star, you simply count two 4-degree circles.BBC Sky at Night Magazine said we loved the view through the Telrad and everything worked without fussFeatures:The Telrads large unmagnified LED screen produces 1/2, 2 and 4 degree illuminated red circlesThe Telrad finder includes an adjustable brightness controlA Telrad Red Dot Finder makes star hopping fast, fun and easyEasy mounting with the included detachable bracketCompatible with virtually any size and make of telescopeThe Telrad Finder circles provide easy reference to star charts.Use with additional finder scope or other astronomy equipment.Measures 20cm x 4.5cm and is powered by two user supplied AA batteries