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Home > Classifieds > Astromart Classifieds > Telescope - Reflectors > Classified #109263

Sale/Trade: 8" F/8 Planetary Killer, Custom Made *** Quality *** [SOLD]

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This is a hand picked Mark D. Harry Optics 8" F/8 (,1.6" thick "fast cooldown, P-V Wavefront: 1/36, RMS Wavefront 1/92, Strehl-.995 certified I.T.) less than 1 year old. It comes with 2 secondary mirrors Orion 1/8 wave-1.0" and Discovery 1/10 wave, 1.3" (enhanced coatings installed). This was going to be a keeper however, I need to fund an e.q. platform.

Over $1,800.00 invested:
Primary (With Cert.): $475
Secondaries: $50
3 vane curved spider (Custom Made): $100
JMI DX-1 Focuser (With Instruction Manual): $250
California Tube: $210
Meade Primary Mirror Cell: $75
Meade Secondary Holder: $35
Meade E.Q. Mount with Clock Drive (With Instruction Manual): $250
Extra Weights: $20
26mm Meade Series 4000 S.P. Eyepiece (LNIB): $79
Badaar Solar Filter for Celestron 9.5 Ultima (Not included in pix): $120
Homemade: Dew Shield (not included in pix): $10
Telrad: $40
Fans Input/Output x3 with switch (Radio Shack to fight against slow cooldown and boundary layer): $60
JMI Tube Rings: $150
(80mm tube rings not included, nor is the Obsession)

This telescope was custom fabricated, for the ultimate planetary contrast. Long focal length, black felt installed opposite the secondary, 3 vane curved spider, low-profile JMI focuser (heavy duty can handlt 10+ lb's for CCD work if necessary). Spider and Primary/secondary were siliconed for 0 % additional obstructions due to mirror clips and screws, etc. Additional pictures by request. Prefer local pickup.
May ship but may cost the buyer upto $300.00 with insurance.

Looking to trade for a TV85 or looking for Reduced: $1,300 + shipping and handling. Other trades, may consider TV e.p.'s or TV Binoviewer + cash and/or TV e.p's.

"I like my coffee, black as midnight without a moon"
-Christopher Rosin

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