Celestron 8'' f/2.0 Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph RASA Telescope, OTA Only


Celestron 8'' f/2.0 Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph RASA Telescope, OTA Only by Celestron at Telescope Simulator. MPN: 91073. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Capture spectacular wide-field deep sky images in seconds with Celestron's new portable astrograph, the 8'' Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph (RASA). This incredibly fast f/2.0 system is the perfect companion to today's color astronomical CMOS cameras, smaller CCD cameras, and mirrorless cameras. Thanks to its fast focal ratio and patented optical design, you can produce sharp, detailed images and, in many cases, skip the autoguider completely. Weighing in at just 17 pounds, it's easy to transpo


Celestron 8'' f/2.0 Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph RASA Telescope, OTA Only by Celestron
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Capture spectacular wide-field deep sky images in seconds with Celestron's new portable astrograph, the 8" Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph (RASA). This incredibly fast f/2.0 system is the perfect companion to today's color astronomical CMOS cameras, smaller CCD cameras, and mirrorless cameras. Thanks to its fast focal ratio and patented optical design, you can produce sharp, detailed images and, in many cases, skip the autoguider completely. Weighing in at just 17 pounds, it's easy to transport your 8" RASA to the most remote dark sky locations. RASA Performance Made for Everyone The 8" RASA is an imaging telescope that delivers a flat field without optical aberrations for razor sharp stars across a wide field of view. It can capture stunning deep-sky astronomical images without the challenges typically presented by longer focal length instruments at a fraction of the cost of those systems. The latest addition to the RASA family, this 8" version is a much more portable and affordable version of the heralded RASA 11, which was introduced to much acclaim in 2014. With the 8" RASA joining the lineup, a wider range of astroimagers can enjoy the benefits of the RASA design. It has many of the same thoughtfully designed features as its "big brother" RASA 11, including the integrated air-cooling system, internal filter mount, and sturdy CGE dovetail mounting bar. Purely designed for imaging, the 8" RASA cannot be used visually. The prim

Features & Highlights

  • 8-inch optical tube assembly - 42 mm T-thread camera adapter - C-thread camera adapter - Fan Battery Pack - 2-Year Warranty
  • Flat field free of optical aberrations like field curvature, coma, astigmatism and chromatic aberration across an entire APS-C sensor.
  • NEW Ultra-Stable Focus System six precision sealed ball bearings virtually eliminate image shift.
  • Integrated air cooling system 12V DC MagLev fan reduces cooldown time and provides optimal air flow while filtering out dust.
  • Internal filter mount seamlessly accommodates a Light Pollution Imaging Filter into the optical path.

Additional Information

Brand:
Celestron
Manufacturer:
Celestron
Category:
Catadioptric
Color:
White
Model:
91073
MPN:
91073
UPC:
050234910736
Part Number:
91073
Publisher:
Celestron
Binding:
Electronics
Item Weight:
22 pounds
Package Weight:
25 pounds

 


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