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AG Optical Systems 12.5" F6.7 iDK quartz For Sale

Price - $10,690.00

Ad Number: 208206

Posted: 18 May 2020

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The AG Optical Systems 12.5" F6.7 Imaging Dall Kirkham (iDK) astrograph is a premium quality imaging instrument featuring a 50mm flat field free from astigmatism and coma. The outstanding optical performance of the 12.5" iDK is made possible through the use of an integral, permanently aligned field corrector combined with a high quality Dall Kirkham F6.7 optical system. Wide field images are captured with high-contrast details and sharp stars across the entire field of view.

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

- Premium 12.5" imaging telescope with quartz optics made by master optician Terry Ostahowski
- Best in class quality 96% reflectivity coatings
- Huge corrected 50mm 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 42% more field of view compared to competing CDK F8 systems
- Integral primary and secondary heaters with temperature sensors, ready for optional Thermal Control Systems controller
- 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 ($1495), Optec Gemini rotating focuser ($3495) 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 has 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 carbon fiber truss tube OTA, heavy duty dovetail plate, cooling fans, dust covers:

- 12.5" F6.7 fused quartz iDK OTA $10,690 + shipping/crating

Contact Dave Tandy at AG Optical Systems to learn more.


  • Condition New
  • Location Alabama USA

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