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Optical Tube Assemblies

Optical tube assemblies, commonly abbreviated by astronomers as OTAs are simply the tube of the telescope where the optics are internally located. OTAs can be helpful in a situation in which an observer has a compatible mount and doesn't want to buy a whole new telescope with a mount included. Optical Tube Assemblies can come in the form of Maksutov-Cassegrain, Astrographs, Reflectors, Refractors, Schmidt-Cassegrains and many others! With the right mounting connections and range of mount and tripod payload, OTAs are a great choice for changing optical type without changing the mount.

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  1. Lunt Engineering - 152mm f/7.9 ED APO Refractor

    Lunt Engineering - 152mm f/7.9 ED APO Refractor

    A 6" f/7.9 ED with the glass combination Chengdu CDGM FK61 and Lanthanum H-LAF53.

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    Model#: APM-152-1200-FK61/LA-D-2.5ZTA
    $3,990.00

  2. AG Optical 12.5" Imaging Harmer Wynne Astrograph

    AG Optical - 12.5" Imaging Harmer Wynne Astrograph

    Imaging Harmer Wynne (iHW) astrographs are high resolution, fast focal ratio instruments with excellent on and off axis performance.

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    Model#: iHW12.5
    $15,775.00

  3. Sky-Watcher USA - ProED 80mm Doublet APO Refractor

    Sky-Watcher USA - ProED 80mm Doublet APO Refractor

    Due to their unobstructed textbook-like diffraction patterns and exotic optical properties, the ED-APO produces the sharpest, highest quality imaging obtainable from any telescope optical design.

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    Model#: S11100
    $649.00

  4. Optical Guidance Systems - Classic Cassegrain 14.5 " f/7.9 - Optical Tube Assembly

    Optical Guidance Systems - Classic Cassegrain 14.5 " f/7.9 - Optical Tube Assembly

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    Model#: CC14.5
    $24,900.00

  5. Optical Guidance Systems - Classic Cassegrain 12.5 " f/9 - Optical Tube Assembly

    Optical Guidance Systems - Classic Cassegrain 12.5 " f/9 - Optical Tube Assembly

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    Model#: CC12.5
    $19,900.00

  6. Optical Guidance Systems - Classic Cassegrain 10 " f/9 Truss or closed tube - Optical Tube Assembly
  7. RC24

    Optical Guidance Systems - Ritchey-Chretien 24 " f/8 - Optical Tube Assembly

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    Model#: RC24
    $83,900.00

  8. RC20

    Optical Guidance Systems - Ritchey-Chretien 20 " f/8.1 - Optical Tube Assembly

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    Model#: RC20
    $58,900.00

  9. RC16

    Optical Guidance Systems - Ritchey-Chretien 16 " f/8.4 - Optical Tube Assembly

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    Model#: RC16
    $37,900.00

  10. Optical Guidance Systems - Ritchey-Chretien 14.5 " f/7.9 - Optical Tube Assembly

    Optical Guidance Systems - Ritchey-Chretien 14.5 " f/7.9 - Optical Tube Assembly

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    Model#: RC14.5
    $24,900.00

  11. RC12.5

    Optical Guidance Systems - Ritchey-Chretien 12.5 " f/9 - Optical Tube Assembly

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    Model#: RC12.5
    $19,900.00

  12. Optical Guidance Systems - Classic Cassegrain 16 " f/8.4 - Optical Tube Assembly

    Optical Guidance Systems - Classic Cassegrain 16 " f/8.4 - Optical Tube Assembly

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    Model#: CC16
    $37,900.00

  13. Optical Guidance Systems - Classic Cassegrain 20 " f/8.1 - Optical Tube Assembly

    Optical Guidance Systems - Classic Cassegrain 20 " f/8.1 - Optical Tube Assembly

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    Model#: CC20
    $58,900.00

  14. PlaneWave 17" CDK Corrected Dall-Kirkham Carbon Fiber Truss Telescope

    PlaneWave - 17" CDK17 Corrected Dall-Kirkham Carbon Fiber Truss Telescope

    The latest member of the CDK family is the CDK17 New and Improved in 2013. The CDK optical design is the innovative solution for unsurpassed astro-imaging quality at an affordable price.

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    Model#: 170101
    We're offering the same deal as the CGE Pro. Save huge and get a free Night of Hands on Training at our Observatory plus 2.5% savings towards future accessories!
    $22,000.00

  15. PlaneWave 20" CDK Corrected Dall-Kirkham Carbon Fiber Truss Telescope

    PlaneWave - 20" CDK20 Corrected Dall-Kirkham Carbon Fiber Truss Telescope

    The new CDK optical design is the innovative solution for unsurpassed astroimaging quality at an affordable price

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    Model#: 200101
    $32,500.00

  16. PlaneWave 12.5" CDK Corrected Dall-Kirkham Carbon Fiber Telescope

    PlaneWave - 12.5" CDK12.5 Corrected Dall-Kirkham Carbon Fiber Telescope

    The new CDK optical design is the innovative solution for unsurpassed astroimaging quality at an affordable price.

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    Model#: 125101
    $12,000.00

  17. Orion 10" f/8 Ritchey Cretien Optical Tube Assembly

    Orion - 10 " f/8 Ritchey Cretien Optical Tube Assembly

    Go after even the most elusive and faint deep-sky targets with the Orion 10" f/8.0 Ritchey-Chretien Astrograph. Featuring virtually coma-free optics for superb imaging performance, the Orion 10" f/8.0 Ritchey-Chretien Astrograph boasts a plethora of deluxe features

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    Model#: 8961
    $2,694.95

  18. Orion - 8 " f/8 Ritchey Cretien Optical Tube Assembly

    Orion - 8 " f/8 Ritchey Cretien Optical Tube Assembly

    * Ritchey-Chretien optical design produces superb flat-field, coma-free images that are superior to those achievable with conventional reflector or Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes * One of the most compact Ritchey-Chretien astrographs available, at ... Learn More
    Model#: 8958
    $1,195.95

  19. Orion - Starblast 4.5 Imaging Optical Tube Assembly

    Orion - Starblast 4.5 Imaging Optical Tube Assembly

    Simply the most affordable astrophotography-optimized telescope available! Big 4.5" primary mirror and fast f/4 focal ratio produce stunning images with short exposure times.

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    Model#: 09974
    $149.95

  20. Orion - 80mm f/11.4 Refractor Telescope Optical Tube

    Orion - 80mm f/11.4 Refractor Telescope Optical Tube

    * Ideal for use as a guide scope * Guiding enables long exposure astrophotography * 1.25" focuser * One-year limited warrantyThis quality Orion 80mm F/11 ... Learn More
    Model#: 07380
    $126.95

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