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AG Optical Systems 12.5" iDK quartz interferometry For Sale

Price - $10,595.00

Ad Number: 113355

Posted: 16 Aug 2017

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AG Optical Systems has partnered with MoonLite Telescope Accessories to offer the NiteCrawler rotating focuser option with our line of premium iDK astrogaphs. Contact AG Optical Systems to learn more.


High quality optics are the most difficult component to manufacture while being the most critical component of the telescope. Why spend your hard-earned dollars on a scope and HOPE you get decent optics when you can KNOW you are getting premium optics in an AG Optical scope?


Here are some details on our premium 12.5" Imaging Dall Kirkham F6.7 astrograph:


- Premium 12.5" imaging telescope with fused quartz ultra-low expansion optics

- Hand figured fused quartz optics precision tested on a double pass interferometer as a system, manufactured by master optician Terry Ostahowski

- Optics provided with test report indicating system Strehl

- Best in class quality 96% reflectivity coatings

- Huge corrected 60mm field of view free of coma, astigmatism, and field curvature with RMS radius spot sizes from 1.3 to 4.4 microns

- Fastest in class F6.7 focal ratio for large field of view and quick integration times

- System baffled for big chip cameras (no baffle retrofits on AG Optical iDK scopes, they were designed as big chip astrographs from the start!)

- Rock solid Optec TCF-S3i digital focuser ($1400), Optec Gemini rotating focuser ($3095), and MoonLite NiteCrawler rotating focuser ($2950) options compatible with widely available adapters

- Precision carbon fiber truss tube for mechanical and thermal stability

- CNC machined 6061 anodized aluminum components with all stainless steel fasteners (no worries about rust anywhere on AG Optical scopes)

- Proudly made in the USA by a veteran-owned company with USA-made components (including USA-made, interferometrically tested corrector lenses).


When you buy an AG Optical Systems telescope you are supporting companies in Alabama, Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, California, Massachusetts, and Georgia.


Finally, AG Optical Systems is rapidly building a reputation for offering the best customer service in the business both pre- and post sale. Just ask our customers!


Call AG Optical Systems and you will speak with the owner who has designed every optical system in the AG Optical Systems lineup.


Price for our iDK astrographs with fused quartz optics (includes interferometry test report, carbon fiber truss tube OTA, heavy duty dovetail plate, cooling fans, dust covers):


- 12.5" F6.7 fused quartz iDK OTA $10,595 + shipping/crating


Contact Dave Tandy at AG Optical Systems to learn more.

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  • Condition New
  • Location Alabama



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