Support Astromart! | Log In | Help
Astronomy NewsTelescope ClassifiedsTelescope AuctionsTelescope Articles & ArticlesTelescope Articles & ReviewsTelescope and Astronomy ForumsAstronomy Events Calendar
View Categories
Browse By Location
Place A New Ad
Display Preferences
Search Classifieds

User Name:

Password:

Save Login
 
New to Astromart?
Register an account...

Terms of Service
Privacy Policy
Help & FAQ
Astronomy Links
User Profiles
Top Users List
Sponsors
Supporters
RSS Feeds

Home > Classifieds > Astromart Classifieds > Telescope - Refractor > Classified #168017

For Sale: Astro-Physics 155EDF & Goto MX II Mount

Please Log In to view the details for this classified ad.
Don't have an Astromart account? Click here to create one

For Sale: unique telescope and mount package, useful for both a permanent observatory installation and as a portable system.

Telescope Tube:
Manufacturer: Astro-Physics
Model: 155 EDF
Features:
- Paint Finish: white glossy
- Focuser: 4”
- Field Flattener 4” two element, multicoated
- Condition: cosmetically looks nearly new; optically perfect
- Accessories: focuser extension tube and all original caps included
- Rings: 2 pairs
- Cases: (2) original AP in perfect condition and custom made, soft sided, foam lined case (matches mount cases)

Equatorial Mount:
Manufacturer: Goto Optical Mfg. Co.
Model: MX-II
Features:
- Periodic error: +- 5 arc sec
- RA Gear: 150mm diameter with 250 teeth
- Dec Gear: 90mm diameter with 150 teeth
- Slewing Speeds: to 80x sidereal in RA and 130x in Dec
- Electric Clamps: in RA & Dec, remote controlled from hand paddle (interchangeable with included manual clamps)
- Polar Axis Scope: illuminated, calibrated through 2040
- Head Weight 80 lbs (two pieces RA 51 lbs, Dec 29 lbs)
- Matching Pedestal Base Weight 120lbs (two pieces pillar & base)
- Tripod: custom made solid oak folding tripod (includes 2 sets of legs for seated or standing observing)
- Condition: cosmetically shows a couple of bumps and bruises, mechanically tracks and functions perfectly
- Counterweights: (2) 10 kg each
- Fine Adjustment Controls: altitude & azimuth
- Mounting Plate: extremely rigid, 1 piece, U shaped, aluminum plate 18” x 8” x 2.25”
- Cases: 2 custom made soft sided carrying cases, one for RA axis, other for Dec axis & mounting plate (match soft sided tube case)

Package Price: $18,000 plus shipping and insurance
Please, serious inquiries only.

Thanks for looking,
Frank
 

Back to Listing

All times are in (GMT-8:00) Pacific Standard Time Zone  
Astronomy News | Telecope Classifieds | Telescope Auctions | Telescope Reviews | Telescopes | Telescope and Astronomy Forums | My Account | Help | RSS