Orion Apex 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
Item #09823e
4.7 / 5.0
€ 279.99
The compact yet powerful Orion Apex 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope is great for observers wanting to get fantastic views during the night or day. Small enough that you can tuc...
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The compact yet powerful Orion Apex 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope is great for observers wanting to get fantastic views during the night or day. Small enough that you can tuck it into a daypack or store it on a bookshelf.
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    • Compact Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope provides great views during day or night
    • 102mm (4") aperture and 1300mm focal length telescope provides fantastic celestial views of the Moon, planets, and bright deep-sky objects, as well as terrestrial views of wildlife and scenery
    • A telescope small enough to store on a bookshelf but with the power of traditional scopes five times its size!
    • Includes a 25mm Sirius Plossl 1.25" eyepiece, 6x26 correct-image finder scope, 45-degree correct-image diagonal, soft carry case and more!
    • Does not include tripod or mount - either can be purchased separately
  • Specs
    • Best for viewing:
      Lunar & planetary
    • Best for imaging:
      Lunar & planetary
    • User level:
      Beginner
    • Optical design:
      Maksutov-Cassegrain
    • Optical diameter:
      102 mm
    • Focal length:
      1300 mm
    • Focal ratio:
      f/12,7
    • Eyepieces:
      Sirius Plossl 25,0 mm (1,25")
    • Magnification with included eyepieces:
      52 x
    • Resolving power:
      1,13 arc*sec
    • Lowest useful magnification:
      15 x
    • Highest useful magnification:
      204 x
    • Highest theoretical magnification:
      204 x
    • Limiting stellar magnitude:
      12,7
    • Optical quality:
      Diffraction limited
    • Finder scope:
      6x26 Correct-image
    • Focuser:
      Internal
    • Diagonal degrees:
      1,25" 45° Prism Correct-image
    • Secondary mirror obstruction:
      31 mm
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter:
      34 %
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by area:
      12 %
    • Mirror coatings/over-coatings:
      Aluminum & Silicon Dioxide
    • Mount type:
      Optical Tube without Mount
    • Astro-imaging capability:
      Lunar & planetary
    • Tube material:
      Aluminum
    • Length of optical tube:
      27,9 cm
    • Weight, optical tube:
      2,3 kg
    • Weight, fully assembled:
      2,3 kg
    • Additional included accessories:
      Optical tube carry case
    • Other features:
      2nds are covered by Orion's Satisfaction Guarantee
    • Warranty:
      One year
  • Shipping Info

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