Catadioptric Telescopes

  • LX85 8" ACF
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  • LX850-ACF 10" f/8
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  • LX850-ACF 12" f/8
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  • LX850-ACF 14" f/8
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  • LX90-ACF 10" f/10 with Standard Field Tripod
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  • LX90-ACF 12" f/10 with Standard Field Tripod
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  • LX90-ACF 8" f/10 with Standard Field Tripod
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  • M-250CRS Corrected Mewlon-CRS Telescope
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  • M-300CRS Corrected Mewlon-CRS Telescope
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  • MAK 150mm (6101)
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  • MC90 Optical Telescope (8740)
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  • Mewlon M-210 Reflector
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  • Mewlon-180C Dall-Kirkham Cassegrain Telescope With Dovetail Plate
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  • NexStar 5SE Computerized Telescope (11036)
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  • NexStar 6SE Computerized Telescope (11068)
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  • NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope (11069)
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  • NexStar Evolution 6 (12090)
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  • NexStar Evolution 8 (12091)
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  • Nexstar Evolution 8" EdgeHD with StarSense AutoAlign (12096)
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  • NexStar Evolution 9.25 (12092)
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  • ODK10 f/6.8 Optimised Dall-Kirkham
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  • ODK12 f/6.8 Optimised Dall-Kirkham
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  • ODK14 f/6.8 Optimised Dall-Kirkham
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  • ODK16 f/6.8 Optimised Dall-Kirkham
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  • ODK20 f/6.8 Optimised Dall-Kirkham
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  • OMC140 Maksutov Cassegrains
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  • OMC200 Deluxe Maksutov Cassegrain
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  • Open Box - NexStar Evolution 9.25 (12092)
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  • Open Box - Advanced VX 8" Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph (12032)
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  • Open Box - NexStar Evolution 6 (12090)
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  • Open Box - NexStar Evolution 8 (12091)
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  • Photron 150mm Ritchey-Cretien OTA (6111)
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A catadioptric optical system is one that employs both lenses and mirrors to focus the image.  Perhaps the most popular catadioptric among amateur astronomers, the Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope (or SCT) uses a combination of spherical primary and secondary mirrors, along with a corrector plate (lens) that helps correct for aberrations.  You’ll spend a little more money on this design because it’s more complex to build than a reflector, but the combo of aperture and transportability is hard to resist.

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