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Astrograph Telescopes

For serious astrophotographers, an optical tube that has quality optics and suitable specifications is key to producing successful images. Astrographs come in many different specifications and designs, so each model can be oriented or preferred for a different type of imaging (eg. solar, terrestrial, deep sky etc). Some common designs include the Ritchey-Chrétien, Riccardi Honders, and Catadioptric optical tubes. Choosing an astrograph depends on how the astro-imager wants to observe, what focal length and focal ratio it has, aperture, optical coatings, and how suitable it is for the camera they intend to use.

A key specification very important to consider when choosing an astrograph is focal ratio in relation to aperture. This is an important to remember because focal ratio determines what the magnification and field of view the observor will get. Therefore, if the observor intends to mainly view deep sky objects with lower surface brightnesses, a shorter focal length will reduce magnification and increase field of view since most deep sky objects tend to appear very large but not bright. Astrograph telescopes with slower focal ratios such as an f/12 will provide higher magnification and smaller field of views; better for planetary observing.

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  1. Officina Stellare Veloce Riccardi-Honders 250 f/5.6 Astrograph w/digital giant 95mm Finefocus and Rings Pair

    Officina Stellare - Veloce Riccardi-Honders 250 f/5.6 Astrograph w/digital giant 95mm Finefocus and Rings Pair

    Officina Stellare's Veloce RH 250 Riccard-Honders Astrograph features a large front full aperture corrector lens with near zero expansion glass in a Mangin mirror optical design

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    Model#: VELRH250
    $16,650.00

  2. Officina Stellare Veloce RH 300 F/3 Astrograph

    Officina Stellare - Veloce RH 300 f/3 Astrograph

    The New version of Officina Stellare Veloce RH 300 - Riccardi-Honders Astrograph is a premier, innovative, Officina Stellare exclusive!

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    Model#: VELRH300
    $27,540.00

  3. Veloce RH 200 OTA W/O Focuser

    Officina Stellare - Veloce RH 200 Riccardi-Honders Astrograph OTA W/O Focuser

    Wrapping this together, the Officina Stellare Veloce Astrograph is simply a product that cannot be overlooked.

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    Model#: VELRH200NOFOC
    $7,261.00

  4. Officina Stellare RiLA 800 f/5 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    Officina Stellare - RiLA 800 f/5 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    The Officina Stellare Rila Series are known for having a fast focal ratio with a wide corrected field of view while maintaining a lightweight body. The apertures range from 300mm all the way to 800mm. The Rila 800 has a f/5 focal ratio.

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    Model#: RILA800SGA
    $127,436.28

  5. Officina Stellare RiLA 800 f/5 Ceramic Glass Full-Carbon Optical Tube
  6. Officina Stellare RiLA 700 f/5 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    Officina Stellare - RiLA 700 f/5 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    The Officina Stellare Rila Series are known for having a fast focal ratio with a wide corrected field of view while maintaining a lightweight body. The apertures range from 300mm all the way to 800mm. The Rila 700 has a f/5.2 focal ratio.

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    Model#: RILA700SGA
    $72,198.18

  7. Officina Stellare RiLA 700 f/5 Ceramic Glass Full-Carbon Optical Tube
  8. Officina Stellare RiLA 600 f/5 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    Officina Stellare - RiLA 600 f/5 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    The Officina Stellare Rila Series are known for having a fast focal ratio with a wide corrected field of view while maintaining a lightweight body. The apertures range from 300mm all the way to 800mm. The Rila 600 has a f/5 focal ratio.

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    Model#: RILA600SGA
    $54,901.33

  9. Officina Stellare RiLA 600 f/5 Ceramic Glass Full-Carbon Optical Tube
  10. Officina Stellare RiLA 500 f/5 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    Officina Stellare - RiLA 500 f/5 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    The Officina Stellare Rila Series are known for having a fast focal ratio with a wide corrected field of view while maintaining a lightweight body. The apertures range from 300mm all the way to 800mm. The Rila 500 has a f/5 focal ratio.

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    Model#: RILA500SGA
    $36,367.35

  11. Officina Stellare - RiLA 500 f/5 Ceramic Glass Full-Carbon Optical Tube
  12. Officina Stellare RiLA 400 f/5.2 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    Officina Stellare - RiLA 400 f/5.2 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    The Officina Stellare Rila Series are known for having a fast focal ratio with a wide corrected field of view while maintaining a lightweight body. The apertures range from 300mm all the way to 800mm. The Rila 400 has a f/5.2 focal ratio.

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    Model#: RILA400SGA
    $20,778.26

  13. Officina Stellare RiLA 400 f/5.2 Ceramic Glass Full-Carbon Optical Tube
  14. Rila 400 F/3.8 PREMIUM Package

    Officina Stellare - Rila 400 F/3.8 PREMIUM Package

    The Riccardi Large Astrograph, RiLA, is the first of its kind thanks to the review of Italian optical designer, Massimo Riccardi. 

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    Model#: RILA400PRE
    $31,672.00

  15. Officina Stellare RIFAst 600 f/3.8 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    Officina Stellare - RIFAst 800 f/3.8 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    The Officina Stellare RiFAst astrograph series was designed to be a further step up from the RiLA series as far as focal ratio and field of view to accommodate a wider range of imagers, rotators, focusers and guiders!

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    Model#: RIFA800SGA
    $146,193.68

  16. Officina Stellare RIFAst 600 f/3.8 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    Officina Stellare - RIFAst 800 f/3.8 Ceramic Glass Full-Carbon Optical Tube

    The Officina Stellare RiFAst astrograph series was designed to be a further step up from the RiLA series as far as focal ratio and field of view to accommodate a wider range of imagers, rotators, focusers and guiders!

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    Model#: RIFA800CGC
    $186,169.26

  17. Officina Stellare RIFAst 600 f/3.8 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    Officina Stellare - RIFAst 700 f/3.8 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    The Officina Stellare RiFAst astrograph series was designed to be a further step up from the RiLA series as far as focal ratio and field of view to accommodate a wider range of imagers, rotators, focusers and guiders!

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    Model#: RIFA700SGA
    $82,312.82

  18. Officina Stellare RIFAst 600 f/3.8 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    Officina Stellare - RIFAst 700 f/3.8 Ceramic Glass Full-Carbon Optical Tube

    The Officina Stellare RiFAst astrograph series was designed to be a further step up from the RiLA series as far as focal ratio and field of view to accommodate a wider range of imagers, rotators, focusers and guiders!

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    Model#: RIFA700CGC
    $125,141.54

  19. Officina Stellare RIFAst 600 f/3.8 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    Officina Stellare - RIFAst 600 f/3.8 Standard Glass Aluminum-Carbon Optical Tube

    The Officina Stellare RiFAst astrograph series was designed to be a further step up from the RiLA series as far as focal ratio and field of view to accommodate a wider range of imagers, rotators, focusers and guiders!

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    Model#: RIFA600SGA
    $62,358.00

  20. Officina Stellare RIFAst 600 f/3.8 Ceramic Glass Full-Carbon Optical Tube

    Officina Stellare - RIFAst 600 f/3.8 Ceramic Glass Full-Carbon Optical Tube

    The Officina Stellare RiFAst astrograph series was designed to be a further step up from the RiLA series as far as focal ratio and field of view to accommodate a wider range of imagers, rotators, focusers and guiders!

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    Model#: RIFA600CGC
    $79,693.20

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