This a 10" Newtonian, well collimated, excellent Pyrex mirror, custom-installed JMI NGF-DX1 dual-speed fine focuser and extender, carrying bag (easily carry scope over your shoulder), tube rings, 9x50 finder and caps, collimator cap, front tube cap, instructions. You will need a separate mount to use this scope (not included).
This is a wonderful scope in great condition, only 2 months old. It's just a little too big for me. But what a light bucket! Aperature always wins. This f/4.7 scope is GREAT for deep-sky and astrophotography. Great for planets, too.
$499, plus CONUS SHIPPING.
Worth $869 total: $489 (OTA) + $300 (focuser and parts) + $80 (bag), sell for only $499 plus shipping.
If you can come near San Antonio, TX, to get the scope, then you can save the cost of shipping.
PayPal preferred. Money Order okay. No personal checks.
Tube Specs below:
Diameter: (Mirror or Lens) 254mm
Light Grasp: 78.5 sq. in.
Focal Length/ F Ratio: 1200mm, f/4.7
Highest theoretical magnification: 600x
Weight: 27 lbs. 03 oz.
Tube Length: 47.2 in.
The Next Generation Focuser (NGF) is a low-profile, friction-drive focuser designed for both the amateur and professional market. The highly acclaimed Crayford design permits tolerances up to 100 times better than conventional rack-and-pinion focusers. Zero image shift and zero backlash makes it fantastic for visual and photographic work and a must for CCD imaging.
The DX1 is Dual Speed — 0.075" and 0.39" of Travel per Revolution of each separate Knob.