About this product
The Astro Essentials 50mm f/4 Guide Scope is a good quality, compact, lightweight solution to guiding.
Works with most short-medium focal length imaging systems.
Has a looong focus range so is compatible with pretty-much all guide cameras either using push-fit in the 1.25" eyepiece clamp or attached to the integrated M42 / T thread.
Its wide field and fast f/4 focal-ratio ensures you will have no difficulty finding a suitable star to guide by.
Supplied with 3-point adjustment rings for accurate alignment with your imaging scope or to adjust and find a suitable guide target and a 34mm dovetail mounting bar that fits Synta/Sky-Watcher-Style finder shoes or clamps.
Weighs around 600 grams.
- Wide FOV
- 50mm Aperture, Fast f/4 focal-ratio
- Fully Multicoated anti-reflection optics
- 1.25" push fit & T2 connections
- Smooth helical focuser for fine focusing and a sliding mechanism for coarse focusing offers flexibility and control
- Compression ring eyepiece clamp won't mar your camera or eyepieces
- 90mm long, 34mm dovetail fits most Synta/Sky-Watcher-style finder shoes & clamps
- Adjustable guide rings with nylon tipped thumbscrews
- Use as a guide scope or high quality finderscope by adding a suitable 1.25" eyepiece
- Lens caps
- Weighs around 600g.
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