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PENDING** Mizar 6-inch F/10 Altair-15 Corrected DK

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SALE PENDING**** Focuser converted to 1.25"
Circa-1986 Mizar Japan (Hino Optical Co.) Altair-15 6-inch F/10 (FL=1500 mm) Corrected Dall-Kirkham Cassegrain telescope
It comes with a 6x30mm finderscope, R&P focuser accepting 0.965" and 1.25" EP's, Mizar SP equatorial mount with polar alignment scope and drive clutch, counterweights and tripods. The original accessory tray is missing so I used chains to connect the tripod legs. Considering the vintage of this Mizar, the overall cosmetic condition is quite good (marks/scratches/chips on OTA and mount) and functionally everything works 100%. The mount had a broken DEC axis lock which has been fixed by epoxy. Optics are clean (some minor dust/smudges), sharp and yield good contrast (at 240X there is no color despite the internal 2-element corrector lenses). Build quality is typical for a reputable Japanese maker of that era, which is great. If you want (or need) a scope that is almost certainly one-of-a-kind in the field, works like a charm with a 30-year history, looks cool with a bright yellow tube and the curious Altair-15 name, then this one is perfect for you!

OTA + SP mount & tripod $579
OTA only $489
No PAYPAL fee. I will absorb 50% of the UPS Ground shipping cost (US48)