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$5000 off - AG Optical Systems Quartz 14" F3.8 iHW For Sale

Price - $23,995.00

Ad Number: 55842

Posted: 14 Jun 2015

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Want a 1.5 x 1.5 degree field of view in a premium 14" F3.8 astrograph with hand-figured, matched QUARTZ optics and an Optec Gemini rotating focuser?

We have a beta test Quartz 14" F3.8 Imaging Harmer Wynne available at a huge $5000 discount off of list for a price of $23,995. The scope is in excellent condition and is ready with the addition of the Optec Gemini focuser (included at $23,995).

AG Optical Systems Imaging Harmer Wynne astrographs are designed to provide razor sharp images across a large field of view in a compact optical tube assembly at a blazing fast F3.85 focal ratio. The integral three element corrector eliminates coma and astigmatism while providing small RMS spot sizes (4 to 9 micron diameter, or 2 to 4.5 micron radius) over a 52 mm diameter FOV.

- Precision QUARTZ optics figured and quality tested as a system by master optician Mike Lockwood
- Blazing fast F3.85 system designed and baffled for big chip CCD cameras
- 8" of back focus to support almost any combination of imaging components (approx. 5" with Optec Gemini in place)
- Excellent coma free, astigmatism free, flat field performance over 52 mm image circle

- Quartz primary and secondary mirror with 96% reflectivity coatings
- robust Optec Gemini rotating focuser with PC cable and power supply
- Compact, thermally stable carbon fiber composite truss tube with light stops and heavy flocking paper to suppress stray light, shroud included
- Primary mirror cooling fans
- Heavy duty dovetail plate (Losmandy D compatible)

Please contact AG Optical Systems to learn more.


  • Condition Like New
  • Location USA

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