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We are proud to introduce the new Sky-Watcher Professional ESPRIT 3-Element ED apochromatic refractors. These are instruments of the highest quality with optical performance rivalling or exceeding similar telescopes of even the most famous high-end telescope brands.
The ESPRIT Super Apo Triplets are designed for the most demanding astro-imagers but are also fine telescopes for visual observations. The premium, superbly-corrected optical systems deliver high-contrast images full of detail and zero detectable colour fringing, even on the brightest of objects.
 

MAIN FEATURES:

• 3-Element Objective Lens, Focal Length 1050mm (one Ohara FPL-53 and 2 x Schott lenses)
• 3” CNC Machined 11:1 Rotatable Dual-Speed Linear Power Focuser
• Full-frame Corrected Focal Plane
• Zero detectable Colour Fringing even on Bright Objects
• Metallic High-Transmission Lens Coatings
• Knife-edge Baffled Optical System
• High-precision Mechanical Components
• Aluminium OTA material (superior to plain carbon-fibre for this application)
• Retractable Dew Shield
• OTA Weight 14.52kg (without accessories), 17.04kg (with accessories)

3” DUAL-SPEED LINEAR POWER FOCUSER • 3” LPF with 2” and 1.25” eyepiece adaptors and indexed scale
• Zero focus-shift during focusing
• High Load Capacity - holds up to 5kg of accessories whilst focusing and up to 10kg when locked.
• New drawtube with steel sheet held by four large bearings makes focusing smoother than ever
• The smooth focus motion and 11:1 fine focus wheel allows precision adjustment and critical focusing of eyepieces & cameras
• Patent-pending design

ACCESSORIES SUPPLIED:
2” Dielectric Star Diagonal, 28mm 2” LET Eyepiece, 9x50 Right-Angled Erect Image Finderscope, Tube Rings and Dovetail Mounting Bar

An optional M48 Field Flattener is also available for edge to edge sharpness; Product Code 20190

 

 

Taken with QS1 CCD and ESPRIT-150ED, FOV 60x45 arcminutes with sampling rate of 1.08 arcseconds per pixel
M31 Andromeda Galaxy
Photo courtesy of: Nik Szymanek

 

 

Canon 5D MkII DSLR with ESPRIT-150ED. Five 3-minute frames.
Double Cluster in Perseus
Photo courtesy of: Nik Szymanek