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Home > Classifieds > Astromart Classifieds > Telescope - Refractor > Classified #149753


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Nikon stopped making these fine telescopes in 1991 and they were never
imported into the US so they are very rare. The rugged 100mm F12 (1200mmFL) OTA is superbly crafted. Nikon doublet ED glass, gives stunning, color-free images, Ed Ting says" I've seen reflectors with more color" (see review at Ed's website) "it is right up there with Tak and AP, it perhaps preforms a bit better.” This is the best planetary scope around bar-none. I have viewed the moon and planets at 400x in moderately good seeing and it is still tack sharp. OTA comes on Sturdy Nikon Pier EQ-mount, the EQ head is a bit stouter than a Losmandy G11. Includes dual drives, manual slo-mo controls on both axis. Other features: dew cap, English language instruction manual and a really cool 8x50 green illuminated-reticle finder. Cost of OTA alone was about $4200 on the west coast in 1991. Scope is .976 EP format but 2” adapters are available. LN condition $5999+S&H

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