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  1. Takahashi - TOA-150B Refractor Optical Tube Assembly

    SKU: TAK-TOK15110

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    The TOA-150 is the second Takahashi Ortho Apochromat to be developed by Takahashi. It features a newly designed triplet objective. This new design like its smaller companion the TOA-130 is absolutely color free

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  2. Takahahsi - 180mm Mewlon M-180C with Dovetail Plate

    SKU: TAK-TLK18100

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    Takahashi's Mewlon 180-C is a 180mm f/12 Dall-Kirkham telescope. Designed for a superior observing experience, the Takahashi 180mm Mewlon uses a concave anellipsoidal primary mirror and a spherical secondary mirror for exceptional clarity, contrast and brightness. Includes a 6x30 finderscope and dovetail plate.
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  3. Takahashi - 2" Compression Ring Adapter for Sky-90/FS-78

    SKU: TAK-TOA0060

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    The Takahashi 2" Compression Ring Adapter for Sky-90 and FS78 OTA. With brass interiors, you can safely insert and use your 2" barrel sized eyepieces in this OTA. Simply attach the compression ring directly to the focuser.

  4. Takahashi - 7X50 Finder Scope Bracket

    SKU: TAK-TKA00563

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    Don't mount your 50mm Takahashi finder scope to you Takahashi Epsilon 180ED with just any old bracket... Do it with genuine Takahashi parts!

  5. Takahashi - 7X50 Finderscope w/o Bracket

    SKU: TAK-TKA00552

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    It's bold, it's bright, it's yellow... but its optical quality is unparalled. The Takahashi 7X50 Finderscope tube is like mounting a Takahashi "mini-refractor" right to your telescope!

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  6. Takahashi - Camera Angle Adjuster for FSQ-106, TOA-130F, FS-128F & FS-152

    SKU: TFP1201

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    The Takahashi TFP1201 Camera Angle Adjuster was designed specifically for the Takahashi FSQ-106, TOA-130F, FS-128F and FS-152 telescopes.

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  7. Takahashi - CCA-250 Tri-Focal Astrograph

    SKU: TAK-TCK25010

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    Designed to replace the Takahashi Baker-Ritchey Chretien BRC-250, the new Takahashi CCA-250P Tri-Focal Astrograph takes its place among the stars as the latest visual and astrophotogic instrument

    "Check out imaging and collimation results and pictures below by New Mexico Skies Staff!"

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  8. Takahashi - Collimating Telescope for Refractors, Cassegrains, & Ritchey-Chretiens

    SKU: TAK-TKA00443

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    Designed for use on refractor, Ritchey-Chrieten and classical Cassegrain telescopes. The Takahashi Collimating Telescope is also used on the Takahashi CN-212, Mewlons and refractors of 820mm or more in focal length

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  9. Takahashi - Epsilon 130D Astrograph

    SKU: TAK-TEK13010

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    Takahashi introduced their Epsilon Series flat-field hyperbolic astrographs in the middle 1980’s. The Epsilon-130 was the smallest aperture and most portable of the series. Now Takahashi is re-introducing the new ε-130D digital version of this astrograph.

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  10. Takahashi - Epsilon 180 Telescope with EM-200 Mount

    SKU: TAK-TSS1800

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    optics provide high quality images for BOTH visual observation AND large field imaging needs. The wide, perfectly flat field
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  11. Takahashi - Epsilon 180 Telescope with EM-400 Mount

    SKU: TAK-TSS1802

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    addition to the new Epsilon Series introduces the newly designed ED corrector and fast speed of f/2.8.
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  12. Takahashi - Epsilon 180ED f/2.8 Hyperbolic Flat-Field Astrograph OTA

    SKU: TAK-TEK18010

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    The Takahashi Epsilon-180ED (D=180mm, F/2.8), based on catadioptric telescope design (means association of lenses and mirrors) offers a fundamental innovation compared with Newton reflector or Schmidt astrograph.

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  13. Takahashi - FC-76DC Objective Unit

    SKU: TAK-TFK07611

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    The FC-76DC objective unit has been designed to expand the capabilities of the FS-60CB and Q.

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  14. Takahashi - FC-76DS Doublet Fluorite Apochromatic Telescope

    SKU: TAK-TFK07630

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    Takahashi is pleased and honored to announce the FC-76DS Apochromatic Refractor telescope, simply an advancement of the FC-76 from the 1980s. The new FS-78D is an updated version of the original FC-76 from 1980 by Takahashi. This item comes with the Larger 2.6" Focuser.

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  15. Takahashi - FC100DL 100mm Apochromatic Refractor

    SKU: TAK-TFK10210

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    The Takahashi FC100DL features the longest focal length of the FC series. At f/9 with a Steinheil fluorite optical design, this apochromatic refractor was designed for a premium visual astronomy experience and is as high performing imaging refractor, producing stunning color-free views of the planets, Moon and deep space objects. Includes a dual speed 2.7" focuser and visual adapters and weighs just 8.3 pounds. ***First shipments expected in July 2017. Preorder now to reserve. Limited release! ***
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  16. Takahashi - FOA-60Q 60mm f/15 Ortho Apochromatic Refractor

    SKU: TAK-TFA06100

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    The Takahashi FOA-60Q is a compact 60mm fluorite optical tube featuring a fine tuned doublet design that minimizes spherical aberration while maintaining a long focal length. Paired with the included 1.7x extender this telescope has a focal ratio of f/15 and is a premium visual and imaging refractor. Large 44mm imaging circle and over 99% Strehl.
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  17. Takahashi - FS-60CB 60mm (f/5.9) Fluorite Refractor Optical Tube Assembly

    SKU: TAK-TSK06010

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    Are you looking for an extreme high quality refractor telescope to serve across a variety of purposes? Then look no more... Takahashi has your answer with the FS-60CB Fluorite Refractor

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  18. Takahashi - FSQ-106EDX4 Quadruplet Refractor Telescope

    SKU: TAK-TQE10630

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    Takahashi has redesigned the FSQ106 and created the FSQ-106EDX4 improving the flat field quadruplet design by using advanced Petzval quadruplet optics with ED glass for improved color correction in UV, visible and IR wavelengths. This makes stars appear sharper and more pinpoint. This 4 element 4 group design is definitely a telescope the advanced visual astronomy wants to bring!

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  19. Takahashi - FSQ-130ED Astrograph

    SKU: TAK-TQE13010

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    The Takahashi FSQ 130 incorporates optics that use an exceptionally advanced design that produces a flat-field astrograph a with large highly illuminated field that is further enhanced with the new dedicated 645 reducer that produces a Ø70mm image circle at f/3.5.

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  20. Takahashi - FSQ-85ED "Baby Q" Astrograph Telescope Optical Tube Assembly

    SKU: TAK-TQE08510

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    The Takahashi FSQ-85ED, the smallest member of the FSQ Series of flat field astrographs. Designed from the ground up for digital imaging, the Takahashi Baby “Q” is the go anywhere, portable astrograph.

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Takahashi began manufacturing telescopes in 1967 their 35th year of business. They began and remain in the sand casting business today.

Their first model was TS-65 a 65mm x 900mm achromat. By 1969 they produced their first 65mm triplet semi-apochromat and 100mm f/10 reflector in 1969.

The TS80 built in April of 1972 was the first triplet apochromat Takahashi telescope built. Then in 1973 their first fluorite triplet telescope was used too photograph the total solar eclipse on June 29th of that year in Africa. It was an 80mm x 1200mm and in the same year they produced their first equatorial mount with a polar telescope.

In 1977 Takahashi introduced their second triplet fluorite apochromat the TS-90 a 90mm x 1000mm and the 90S mount and the famous JP mount in 1979. The NJP mount as it is called today is still in production. The JP and NJP mounts can be converted to Takahashi’s Temma “go to” system. This is a testament to its timeless design. Then followed by the introduction of famous Sky Patrol portable mount in 1981, this mount was a favorite for eclipse chasers. It features a polar alignment telescope in the R.A. shaft and integral 40mm guide scope. In that year the fluorite Series FC 65, 78, 100, and 125 were introduced. This series remained in production until 1994.

Takahashi developed the camera angle adjuster which is a bearing device that allows the camera or ocular to be rotated 360° without loss of focus. This rotator device is still used today for all Takahashi focuser from the 2” to 4” focusers and all astrographs.

From this time Takahashi used a compression ring ocular holder to provide precise centering of the ocular and optics of the telescope.

In 1983 introduced their Epsilon Series of Hyperbolic flat field astrographs with the 130, 160, 200, 250 and 300. Takahashi was able to perfect the process for grinding hyperbolic mirrors and is doing so today for its current Epsilons and corrected RC astrographs. This was also the year they introduced the prototype FCT-150 fluorite triplet apochromat and the revolutionary EM-2000 mount which used electric clutches and had a direct read out of R.A. and Dec. This mount could be transported to remote sites because it broke down into three parts.

In 1985 the triplet FCT Series included a 65, 76, 100, 125 and 150mm fluorite triplets. The Mewlon Series Dall-Kirkham Cassegrain telescopes were the next series in sizes of 180, 210, 250 and 300mm were developed along with the CN-212, a convertible 212mm classical Cassegrain f/12 and corrected Newtonian convertible telescope.

In 1989 Takahashi introduced their famous TSC-225: a 225mm Schmidt-Cassegrain with innovations such as 10 baffles in the baffle tube and a rear cell fan for cooling of the optics. The 225 used white German optical glass for its corrector plate. Ever the innovator Takahashi produced the carbon fiber Epsilon-250 in 1992 closely followed by the carbon fiber Epsilon-210 hyperbolic astrographs.

Takahashi also makes observatory telescopes which include: 350mm hyperbolic astrographs, 300 and 400mm Cassegrains, 200, 250 and 300mm triplet apochromatic refractors and the large EM-3500 mounts to carry them.

Takahashi’s manufacture of refractors, Newtonian reflectors, Cassegrain/Newtonians, classical Cassegrains, hyperbolic astrographs, corrected Baker RC astrographs, mounts and oculars makes it one of the most versatile companies of its type in the world.

The current line of Ortho Apochromatic refractors use a design that is absolutely color free, will include a 110mm, 130mm [currently produced], 150mm [introduced 06/05] and a 180mm. Coming also is a line of Ortho Astrographs.

Their manufacturing facilities are located in Urii, Japan with their headquarters located in the Itabahsi prefecture of Tokyo. The facilities include the main assembly and design facility where the instruments and optics designed, are tested and assembled. The second is the sand casting factory. The third is the facility where the observatory mounts the EM-3500 and EM-2500 are assembled along with the machining shop next door to their warehouse facility. The fourth is the mirror grinding, polishing and testing building.

Takahashi’s staff includes: optical, design and mechanical engineers many of whom are amateur astronomers, who have discovered new asteroids one of which was named Urii in honor of the city where the Takahashi manufacturing facilities are located.