Fabulous optics. Mirror recoated 1 1/2 yrs ago (by renowned manufacturer Barry Arnold, Edmonton, Alberta, worked on Canada-France telescope). Perfect for astrophotography. 2 axis low speed variable slewing motors. Fan cooled rear cell. f 4.13, FL 1521 mm, 14 1/2 " = 3683 mm. Crayford electonic 2" focuser. Requires 110 volts. Sky Commnader. Encoders. Compete electronics. $3500.
Available 14 1/2" Dob Truss Tube Set. Heated secondary. Tube composite Formica & vinyl, aluminium rings at both ends, 2 sets (various lengths)aluminium tubes with foam protectors, water resistant hi density melamine, low expansion BVC glass secondary, thin spider vane, ultra lite weight. $1200. I use the truss set for in-the-field observing. Remove primary from observatory Newtonian and place in Dob. 20 minute Process.
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