My Astronomy Setup


Highest Practical Power: x710

Diameter of Parabolic Primary Pyrex Mirror: 356mm

Telescope Focal Length: 1600mm (f/4.5)

Dual-Fit 1.25"/2" Dual Speed Crayford Focuser

0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports

9x50 Finderscope

3-Point tube locking system, fully retractable

Motor type: DC Servo Motors

Resolution: Motor encoder: 1,620,000 counts per revolution, Main axis encoder: 11,748 counts per revolution

Slew speeds: 1.0X, 2.0X, 8X, 16X, 32X, 200X, 400X, 600X, 800X, 1000X

Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar

Tracking Mode: Dual Axes Tracking

Alignment Method: Brightest-Star Alignment, Two-Star Alignment

Database: 25 user defined objects. Complete M, NGC and IC catalog, partial SAO catalogues.

Go-To Pointing Accuracy: Up to 5 arc min


Highest Practical Power: x508

Diameter of Parabolic Primary Pyrex Mirror: 254mm

Telescope Focal Length: 1200mm (f/4.7)

Dual-Fit 1.25"/2" Single Speed Crayford Focuser

9x50 Finderscope

Faintest Stellar Magnitude: 14.7

14” Dobsonian

10” Dobsonian

Vixen LVW Eyepieces

Telrad Finder