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The Astro-Physics GTO mount has proven itself to be reliable even in the most severe environment on the planet while functioning flawlessly 24 hours per day throughout the entire polar night - a night lasting 6 months. Last Post by oralloy on 01/29/20 6:09 AM . Astro-Physics. German VAT tax (16%): € 7,352.94 . I have been on the waiting list since 2009. We strive to accomplish this goal in three ways. There is TEC, CFF, Tak and LZOS, to name a few within the range of 140mm aperture. Huh, Oh, I'm sorry, what did you say Heywood? Our goal at Cloudy Nights is to assist amateur astronomers in better understanding the equipment that goes with the hobby. Montaż leży nieużywany od ponad półtorej roku .Niedawno (2 miesiące temu) przeszedł gruntowny serwis w firmie Baader , gdzie był też zakupiony . Astra piątej generacji (Astra V, Astra 5, Astra K) jest szczuplejsza, ale mocniejsza. 5 talking about this. Astro-Physics 16in Easy-Balance Dovetail Saddle Plate with 3 clamps - 1600, 1100, 1200, 900, Mach1 and Mach2 (DOVELM162) APH-DOVELM162 SKU: APH-DOVELM162. the AP-140 - the optics will surely be great I don´t doubt a second about it - what would hold me back for one is, a) the too big tube that was made for the 160, b) the sliding mechanism of the dewcap as the 140 I saw had scratches in the black paint of the dewcap from it. € 4,479.15 Price excl. Quick view. I have never looked thru a Tec140, how does it compare to the AP140? ap-gto  User Group: Discussions regarding Astro-Physics GTO mounts, APCC and the ASCOM V2 Driver. But if I were in the market for an air spaced scope and wanted it soon, that Stellervue scope looks quite nice. They are usually able to respond quickly. I was lucky enough to have looked thru a AP140 over a decade ago, and I will never forget that perfect image of Jupiter. https://www.theastroimagingchannel.org/ In this session we'll demonstrate the Astro-Physics setup routine and imaging workflow. I've also read, but have not yet experienced, that oil spaced lenses have better contrast since the reduced number of air to glass interfaces reduce scatter. Has always been mounted in a dome under computer control. Almost every part is built from scratch in Rockford, Illinois. I believe the TS Optics 140 f6.5 is the same as the Sharpstar and both have 2 ED elements. Group members are quite knowledgeable and offer excellent advice and suggestions. Meanwhile, if you have a specific, technical question you want to ask us, please contact us directly at support@astro-physics.com. ASTRO-PHYSICS uses state-of-the-art CNC machine technology and hydraulic circular grinding machines to manufacture high-precision fitings. Looking back, my Tak arrived in early November 2008 ... it's scary how the years pass. Page 1 of 2 - Astro-physics 140 - posted in Refractors : Does anyone know if Roland Christen of Astro-physics plans on starting a new production run of his 140mm StarFire refractors? In the mid-1990s, I drove to the Astro-Phisics office/manufacturing site outside of Rockford, IL and pickup up this scope myself. Bottom line: At NEAF 2010, I asked Roland specifically about the 140 (I was also on that list, too) and he shook his head, No. The AP-140 is oil spaced. As good as these AP scopes are, get a scope now and don't waste your good younger eye sight . Niezawodność montaży Astro-Physics jest legendarna! Meanwhile, if you have a specific, technical question you want to ask us, please contact us directly at, General discussions concerning Astro-Physics scopes and accessories. I've also heard that the 140 f/7.5 lenses were milled down from imperfect 155 f/7.0 lenses therefore a baby 155. Obiór do uzgodnienia. TECHNICAL SUPPORT DOCUMENTATION. Currently they are not taking any more names for any of their telescope lists and common consensus here on CN seems to be that the AP wait lists will never be opened again. Your price: $312.00. Astrophysics is a science that employs the methods and principles of physics in the study of astronomical objects and phenomena. So these were made from glass, some of which may no longer be available. Mam do sprzedania montaż firmy ASTRO-PHYSICS 1200GTO *(CP3-1044) , który wcześniej posiadałem w obserwatorium . Tutaj można zgłaszać pomysły odnośnie rozwoju strony. Left: artwork by an enthusiast depicting an Astro-Physics telescope atop a mount that appears similar to the late 1980's production '800' Mount (15,401 bytes). We’ll offer our input as needed and as time permits. Have you contacted Astro-Physics directly ? The wait time is minimal as their website is predicting a ship date of Feb 2021. The same tube that was being used for the 160 was utilized for the 140 so it is bulkier than the TEC 140s and much larger than any f/6-f/7 130mm scope. € 8,529.41 Price excl. Astro-Physics. If he does add a scope, it’ll be something of interest to him (big imaging reflector of some sort), or a 160-180 range of refractor. She suggested I buy a TOA150 - so I did. Astro-Physics is pleased to offer two Astro-Physics users groups that promote discussion about our telescopes, mounts and accessories. Can’t wait much longer. Request homework help for all sciences and math. In fact, my first autoguider was an SBIG ST-4. Create New Account. I went with TEC because TEC is oil spaced (I think AP might be as well) and where I live, having a fast cooling scope in the summer planet season is important to me. Umieściliśmy na Twoim urządzeniu pliki cookie, aby pomóc Ci usprawnić przeglądanie strony.Możesz dostosować ustawienia plików cookie, w przeciwnym wypadku zakładamy, że wyrażasz na to zgodę. Stellarvue promises a Strehl of at least .99. Why wait? However -- and this is not widely known -- if one calls around to the various TEC dealers, one can sometimes find a dealer that has an APO140FL coming in for sale in much less time than a year. Astro-Physics Part #: 142060KBKIT ¼-20 X .65” Knob Set (3) Astro-Physics Part #: 142085KBKIT ¼-20 X .85” Knob Set (3) Screw Packet for: CBAPT, TRAYSB1 Control Box Adapter and Tray Support Bars for Piers and Tripods Astrophysics Blog Blog List. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. 12 talking about this. A terrific equatorial mount - it was used with a PlaneWave 12.5-inch CDK to determine the photometric period of Nova Cygni 2019 (amplitude only 0.014 mag), as well as many published light curves and astrometry o minor planets. 16" Easy-Balance Dovetail Saddle Plate with 3 clamps - 1600, 1100, 1200, 900, Mach1 and Mach2 (DOVELM162) This 16" Dovetail Saddle Plate, designed and manufactured by Astro-Physics, is … Technical Support for Current Products Company7 says air: http://www.company7....rs/140f7.5.html , and seems a copy/paste from AP. Yes I did. can recent discoveries show dark energies increase explain the problems with the current big bang? A fun forum for the entire universe and every little particle in it. The TEC140FL I looked through was really nice (I’m a sucker for Fluorite) and the TEC180FL I wish I hadn’t sold. I’ve owned both the AP 140 and TEC 140...don’t wait, get the TEC! These links will take you to various information categories. Subscribe at ap-ug.groups.io/g/main  We look forward to your participation. Page 2 of 2 - Astro-physics 140 - posted in Refractors : I just posted a synopsis of my discussion regarding the A-P 140 in the APitis thread. If I had to guess, I'd say it was a bit of both. Another clue is that he makes reducers/correctors for the TEC 140ED. One-owner AP900 GTOCP3 servo motor equatorial mount purchased in 2008 for $8,450. Among the subjects studied are the Sun, other stars, galaxies, extrasolar planets, the interstellar medium and the cosmic microwave background. DSLR, Mirrorless & General-Purpose Digital Camera DSO Imaging, Community Forum Software by IP.BoardLicensed to: Cloudy Nights, This is not recommended for shared computers, Adding external focuser to Meade LX85 6" Mak, PixInsight Basic CCD paramenter, need help understanding values, RogerLaureys, Moravianus, noisejammer and. If one places an order for a TEC APO140FL directly with TEC, one will usually wait about a year (or more) for delivery. View Details. Can AP or TEC top that? The Sharpstar is priced right with two ED elements but the Stellarvue looks to be at the top of its class and in the same price neighborhood as the TEC.. Edited by Jon_Doh, 20 November 2020 - 02:04 PM. With few modifications these are carrying a telescope in Antarctica for planetary research. The EDF is the telescope that put Astro-Physics unquestionably at the forefront of Apo tech. I would lookout for a 130 EDT, EDF, EDF-GT or GTX, TEC-140, 155 EDF or TEC-160. High quality Astrophysics gifts and merchandise. Does anyone know if Roland Christen of Astro-physics plans on starting a new production run of his 140mm StarFire refractors? Since our E-Commerce website does not have provisions for the extensive documentation that we maintain, we created Astro-Physics.info to house information regarding present and past products. Big jump between the two sizes. Solar Observing and Imaging Forum; Observational Astrophysics Forum; Celestron NexStar Forum; Questar Forum; Meade Computerized Telescopes Forum; Astronomy Software & Computers Forum; Astro Art, Books, Websites & Other Media Forum; EAA Observation and Equipment Forum; Science! Compare Quick view. It is really close to the 130 they already do. Join the top physics and STEM forum community. Na forum jest 835 użytkowników :: 41 zarejestrowanych, 3 ukrytych i 791 gości (oparte na użytkownikach aktywnych przez ostatnie 30 minut) Najwięcej użytkowników ( 5181 ) … I am the original owner. Though it would be fun to make such a comparison. The price difference between the TEC and the Stellervue is not much and I don't mind waiting as I have some equally high quality but somewhat smaller scopes to use in the mean time. An AP-130 would be a very good substitute. However, Yuri is still taking names for the TEC 140 FL, with an estimated wait time of about a year. It is in perfect condition. Curiosity and education go hand in hand. Planets are often quite visible even before sunset, so having something that cools quickly and that provides good viewing even when not fully cooled, so it is already ready to go was important. Astro-Physics 16in Versatile Dovetail … Astro-Physics 92mm f6.65 Stowaway # 1400092. As an owner of the AP-130GT, I can attest to its petite-ness in comparison to the 140. Astromart.com is the leading portal for astronomy news, classified ads and telescope reviews. You currently have javascript disabled. Telescopes, mountings, and accessories for the advanced amateur or professional astronomer. At least you are on a list. We encourage the sharing of ideas, experiences, photos and the enthusiasm that members bring to this group. I seriously doubt you could tell any difference with these compared to the AP or TEC. ap-ug User Group: General discussions concerning Astro-Physics scopes and accessories. Currently they offer the 130mm and the 254mm mak. See more of Astro-Physics on Facebook. The APM/TMB 130mm f/9.25 would also be excellent for visual and the 10mm difference is negligible. Forums: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Supernovae, Primordial Heat. Astro-Physics is pleased to offer two Astro-Physics users groups that promote discussion about our telescopes, mounts and accessories. Group members are quite knowledgeable and offer excellent advice and suggestions. I wouldn't wait either because there are some excellent 140mm triplets on the market besides the AP and TEC such as the Stellarvue 140 f6.7, Sharpstar 140 f6.5, and the ES 140 f6,5. Keep in mind that the 140 is a big scope. Several functions may not work. 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