Apogee Widestar 127

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Brand and Model:Apogee Widestar 127
Price ($USD):$524.95
Type:Achromatic Refractor
Attributes: un-checked Go-To un-checked PEC
Aperture:127mm (5")
f Ratio:f/6.5
Focal Length:825mm
Finder:8x50 ST
Electric Power:
Mount:HD EQ w/ tray
Tripod:Fully Adjustable Aluminum Tripod
Weight (lbs):
Dimensions (w/h/d):
Description:Comes with:

5" f6.5 Optical Tube Assembly
MgF2 Coated Optics
2"R&P Focuser
2" Star Diagonal & 1.25" Adap.
1.2511 25mm Plossl Eyepiece
8x50 ST Finder
Dovetail Finder Bracket Assy.
H.D. Equatorial Mount, w/ Accy. Tray, Fully Adjustable Aluminum Tripod, Slow-Motion Controls, Latitude Locks, Dovetail Head Assy. & Illuminated Polar Finder

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Apogee Widestar 127
I bought the OTA 3 years ago for $325. I'm using a homemade
mount for it. It works really well - better than one might expect from an inexpensive refractor. Using decent plossl and konig eyepieces, I find very little residual color or field distortion.

Overall Rating: 9
Optics:8 Ease of Use:10 Value:9
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
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