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Catseye Telecat XLS

£129.00
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About this product

Model:  catseye_telecat_xls
Part Number:  catseye_telecat_xls

Catseye premium quality Telecat XLS 2" sight tube suitable for f/3.0 - f/5.0 telescopes. Features the same features as the Teletube XLS but with the addition of the Blackcat XL reflective ring enabling it to function both as a sight tube and as a Cheshire as well.

FEATURES

  • Large 1.759" Aperture.
  • Telescoping length adjustable from: 
  • XL: f/3.5 to f/6.0 
  • XLS: f/3.0 to f/5.0
  • Slide Position Locking Set Screws w/hex wrench.
  • Calibrated f/no. Ruler accessory marked in f/.1 increments.
  • Precision machined from T6061-T6 Aluminum & Black Delrin.
  • 90-degree Intersecting .029" diameter Stainless Steel cross-hairs.

Larger-aperture, low f-ratio Newtonian telescopes with larger diagonal mirrors are becoming the norm, and the need for a precision 2" Sight Tube for properly positioning the Secondary beneath the focuser is a given. The Catseye line of "telescoping" sight tubes feature tuneable "length" capability to obtain the optimum tube-opening/Secondary "gap" resolution for insuring symmetrical intercept of the Primary light cone for maximum FOV illumination and contrast while maintaining axial registration via flush shoulder contact with the focuser draw-tube lip.

For Newtonian's with f-ratio's under f/4.7, the shorter "XLS" model (f/3.0 to f/5.0) is recommended for "seeing" that generous "oversized" Secondary (typical of imaging astrographs).

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Excellent for secondary alignement
Wednesday, 23 August 2017  | 

This is my tool of choice to precisely center my secondary miror under the focuser, it's really precise and easy to use

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