Orion/Vixen 102mm ED APO F6.5 Refractor OTA . Fast F6.5 focal ratio (FL665mm) gives nice wide-field views and is great for deep sky astrophotography. See review in 11/99 Sky and Telescope or www.excelsis.com (see Vixen 102-ED GP/Orion #9426&9428)
The two element objective incorporating extra low dispersion "ED glass" yields pinpoint color free star images in a compact tube that is just 26" long and weighs only 5lbs. Includes 6X30mm finder and 1.25" visual back in 2" rack and pinion focuser...LNIB...$1195+shipping.