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Home > Classifieds > Astromart Classifieds > Misc & Other Astronomy > Classified #204509

For Sale: AstroCaps Are Here! **LOOK**

Ad No.: 204509
Seller: AstroZap
Posted: 7/17/2003 7:01 PM
Location: 10610 Berea Road
Cleveland, OH - United States
Phone: 216-334-1622
Ad Hits: 587
Astrozap is pleased to announce something new to the astronomy community.

Astro Caps!

It’s not just another dust cover; it’s a multifunctional wheel system with the following features.

Integrated wheel system which allows for quick “shutter” like operation.
Simply turn the thumbscrew to open, and turn to close. No plastic plugs required!
Interchangeable wheel system for focusing, checking collimation, Lunar & solar viewing.

Standard wheels shipped with each AstroCap will be: Round hole wheel for checking collimation & triangles cutouts for quick focus. Triangles create diffraction spikes, which makes it easier to focus. Optional Solar & Lunar wheels sold separately.

Astro Caps are made to fit both your telescope & Astrozap aluminum dew shield.

Caps are made from aluminum and powder coated to match your scope and or dew shield.
Wheels are made from ABS plastic and are designed for quick changeovers. No tools needed!

Astro caps will be available for the following telescopes:

8” sct
9-1/4” sct
10” sct
11” sct
12” sct
14” sct

Diameters & more detailed information will be listed soon on our website.

Pictured below is a 8" Meade Sct with an AstroCap attached the the dew shield.
Triangle wheel inserted for quick focus.

Thanks for the image Jeff!

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