Specifications Type: Newtonian reflectorMount: Equatorial split-ringMirror: 18" f/4.5 enhanced primary, 4" enhanced diagonal secondaryPower: 12vDC operation with lead-acid batteries or adapterWeight: approximately 245 lb., the heaviest single component is 75 lb.Height: 80" assembled, 30" collapsed, Eyepiece height 76" at ZenithWidth: 36"Depth: 30"Finder: 9x50 straight through
Standard Equipment Rotating Nose Assembly for comfortable viewing of any part of the sky.EV-2n Focuser with Motor for motorized focusing. Extension Tube for 2" Focuser.25mm 1.25" Plössl Eyepiece.9x50 Finder Scope (straight-through) with dovetail mount.Piggy-Back Camera Mount for piggy-back photography.Off-Axis Counterweight for attaching to the piggy-back camera mount (2).Serrurier Truss Rods snap fit into heat treated, spring steel cavities.Adjustable Focal Point including three different nose assembly mounting positions for visual and photographic work.Sliding Counterweights positioned along the truss rods for fine tuning the balance (4).Split-Ring Equatorial Drive with 36" drive ring.18-Point Flotation Mirror Cell.18" Mirror. A precision annealed 2" thick Pyrex diffraction-limited primary mirror with enhanced coating giving 95-96% reflectivity.Primary Mirror Dust Cover with Two F-Stops providing 3" and 6" apertures.Mirror Cooling Fan with filter and grill.Integrated Optical Encoders and a StellarCAT tracking, slewing and Go-To system.NGC-superMAX (Argo Navis) Computer digital setting circles with an over 29,000-object database and too many features to list here.Battery or AC Power with 12vDC 4.6A rechargeable lead-acid batteries, audible low battery alarm, 12vDC cigarette lighter adapter and 110vAC/60Hz or 220vAC/50Hz (specify) wall transformer.Built-In Lifting Handles permit easy transportation.Latitude Adjustment with scale for fine adjustment of latitude setting. Adjusts from 30º to 55º.
* Telescope prices are for the standard telescope configuration.