TAKAHASHI FS-60C FL APO TELESCOPE OTA W/TUBE HOLDER TFK6004
Item No. 611-50000
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Manuf. No. Takahashi TFK6004, TFK6010
Takahashi FS-60C - 2.36" f/5.9 Fluorite Refractor OTA
Offered up in in compact package refractor telescope par excellence - created for the optical connoisseur. It begins with a combination of calcium fluorite crystal lens which are created in a laboratory environment, then hard coated for maximum light transmission. From there it's combined with fluorite crystal and low dispersion glass to offer up optical quality that surpasses any other extra-low dispersion glass refractor on the market. Thanks to Takahashi's controlled environment in crystal creation, absolutely precision can be achieved that cannot be rivaled by nature... And this precision shows in Takahashi's true apochromatic optical systems - and their virtually perfect color correction!
- Internal knife-edge baffles for absolute maximum contrast.
- The Takahashi FS-60C incorporates a front element calcium fluorite crystal lens.
- Rear element crafted from hard multi-coated low dispersion flint glass.
- The Takahashi FS-60C offers 60mm aperture at f/5.9 - perfect for astrophotography, eclipses, birding, travel, etc.
- Superb apochromatic color correction in a fast focal ratio air-spaced doublet optical system!
- Five Year Manufacturer Warranty.
Hard coated in a vacuum chamber for maximum light transmission and internally knife edge baffles means there's no stray light bouncing around either. Two-element, air spaced design means one less light robbing lens than a triplet system and there's no oil between lens to cloud with age. The color correction you see tonight through your Takahashi FS-60C Flourite Refractor is the same color correction your can expect to see through your Takahashi FS-60C Flourite Refractor for many, many years to come. It's an investment in optical quality...
Weighing in at less than three pounds, you'll find the Takahashi FS-60C Flourite Refractor is perfect for all your needs. The rack and pinion focuser has large, easy to use knobs and optical tube has a mounting area for an optional finderscope. The Takahashi FS-60C Flourite Refractor comes complete with a non-marring compression ring fitting 1.25" focuser and at only 17" long with the dew shield in place offers up the ultimate in portability. For astrophotographers, the f/5.9 focal ratio, 355mm focal length, and 5.0/7.0 photo field makes for one sweet scope, while visual observers will appreciate the FS-60C's magnitude 10.7 light grasp and 1.95 arc seconds of resolution!