16" RCOS SUPERB IMAGING AND VISUAL TELESCOPE
RC OPTICAL RITCHEY-CHRETIEN F/8.4
Scope always housed in my observatory since new
Finest Ultra Low Expansion optics
Primary Strehl ratio 0.943. Certified 1/25 wave RMS or better
Solid Carbon Fiber tube with white gloss finish
RCOS Telescope Command Center (TCC 1) with hand controller, both functioning
Precision Instrument Rotator (PIR)
Takahashi collimating scope
Dovetail plates (top and bottom)
Losmandy Mounting Rings for a finder scope (scope not included)
NOTE: Optics are excellent, however primary mirror is due for recoating by Spectrum
Coatings (~350 + shipping)
Cost New: $29,800
Optec Intelligent Filter Wheels. ($2,200)
Two filter wheel controllers and three filter wheels with 2” filters.
UBVRI, RGB-IR, Ha, red continuum
FeatherTouch focuser for inline focus back-up. ($400)
AstroPhysics 2”Max Bright Diagonal ($300)
AstroPhysics 2.7” extension tube set ($200)
CCD Cameras: ST 8300C ($600) ST 402ME ($200), Atik Infinity ($400)
Items are available for inspection and pick-up in San Rafael, CA.
Please e-mail me for further details, or questions.