Todd Gross states that the CN-212 has the best star test of any moderate to large compound scope he has tested. He also rates the
CN-212 as the 6th best planetary scope tested.
Takahashi CN-212, f/12.4 Cassegrain/ f/3.9 Corrected Newtonian, manufactured in 2001, serial number 01016, in original packing box with signed certification and manual. No dings, scratches, or marks, looks as new. All standard Cassegrain and Newtonian secondaries and parts with flattener for photographic use and including tube ring and finder with illumination capability.
The EM200 mount in picture is not included.
The collimation on this Tak scope is perfect and has never needed adjustment. Optics are outstanding. I'm selling to finance a new TEC scope on order.
New this CN-212 sells for around $4600 including tube ring. I'm asking $3195 which includes shipping in CONUS. I accept cashiers checks and Paypal ( I'll split the fee ).
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