Orion Argonaut 6” Mak-Newt (Intes MN61)
Orion Argonaut 6" F5.9 FL 900mm Mak-Newt (Intes MN61) Rugged scope built in Russia by Intes of Moscow, former supplier of optical equipment to Soviet military. Fast focal ratio gives stunning wide field views of deep sky objects and small 28mm central obstruction yields pinpoint star images that rivals many similar sized APO refractors. See reviews at www.scopereviews.com and www.excelsis.com (under Orion Argonaut 150 Mak-Newt and Intes MN61). Or the April 1999 issue of Sky and Telescope. For specs ITE (Internet Telescope Exchange) web site www.burnettweb.com/ite/ Comes with 8x50 Intes finder, crayford focuser, tube rings and built in dew shield. LNIB $820+shipping.