SpicaEyes telescope on an integrated Dual-Axis aluminum Equatorial
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information about a
22" SpicaEyes Telescope
Comments from an owner of a
16" f4 SpicaEyes
on an Integrated Aluminum
is a complete telescope system. Find an object fast with the Digital
Setting Circles, then keep it centered with the tracking of the
Platform. Use high powers to enhance the view. Grab the scope anytime
to move around and explore a new area - there are no clutches to
disengage. The optional Dual-Axis Platform provides the controls
for astro-imaging and auto-guiding. There's no field rotation to
- Rocker- and
mirror-box are welded, box aluminum structures (light in weight,
yet extremely rigid).
- 18- and 27-point
mirror cells with fans, switches, and battery installed. 4-point
floating edge support for stable mirror placement; no sideways
- Upper cage
rings are manufactured from a high-tech aluminum/plastic composite
- lightweight, thermally stable, and very flat.
- All aluminum
components are powder coated or hard black anodized. Stainless
steel fasteners are used throughout.
- Primary mirrors
are of highest quality. Each one is rigorously star-tested before
shipping as a final check on its figure.
Feathertouch focuser is standard equipment.
Commander DSCs are standard (Argo Navis DSCs available as
comes complete with an integrated
Equatorial Platform in the Compact format. (Upgrading to a
Dual-Axis Platform is an option.)
- A full shroud
- Tight fitting
front and back covers for the mirror box provide excellent protection
for the mirror during transport and storage. Also, nylon screws
can be tightened against the edge of the mirror to prevent any
sideways shifting of the glass during transport.
This new product
is an observatory-class telescope system, but with the portability
to be easily set up and used in the field.