|Brand and Model:||Photon 127mm F9 Refractor|
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|Description:||This beautiful refractor has a fully multi coated, 127mm, (5") achromatic objective lens with a focal length of 1147mm, f/9. It gathers about three times more light than an 80mm telescope. The instrument is made completely of metal and is supplied on a rock solid equatorial mount.|
With its excellent optics and full 5" aperture, the Photon 127 provides high contrast, high resolution images of lunar and planetary objects and also has more then enough light gathering power to view deep sky objects.
Mounted on our ultra precise GEM mounting, the instrument will follow astronomical objects simply by turning the RA slow motion control. You may add an optional single or dual axis motor drive with hand control for automatic tracking.
The Photon 127 includes the following: a 127mm X 1147 mm fully multi coated achromatic objective lens mounted in an aluminum cell with an aluminum dew shield and dust cap, a baffled aluminum main tube with a 2" aluminum rack and pinion focuser, a 2" mirror diagonal with a 1.25 adapter, a 7 X 50 achromatic aluminum finderscope and mounting bracket, two (25mm & 10mm) fully coated premium Plossl eyepieces with fold down rubber eyecups, and felt lined aluminum tube mounting rings that attach the OTA to our beautiful GEM mount.
The GEM equatorial mount includes the following: a heavy duty, cast aluminum mount with fully enclosed worm gears and lever locks on both the RA and DEC axis, slow motion controls with knobs for easy adjustment of RA. DEC., azimuth and latitude, a Polar-alignment telescope, setting circles in both axis and 2 counter weights, an adjustable anodized aluminum tripod, with a matching accessory tray, an instruction book and TheSky by Celestron computer program.
The RA drive system shown in the photograph of the Photon 127 is not included at the base price of $895.00 + $72.80.
A battery operated RA drive with hand control, battery case that holds 8 D cells, (not included), cables, mounting hardware and instructions is $135.00 + $5.75.
The dual axis drive with hand control, clutches, battery case that holds 4 D cells, (not included), cables, mounting hardware and instructions is $245.00 + $9.75.
The OTA may be ordered without the mounting or tripod for $650.00 + $44.20.
Photon Instruments, LTD