A quality 8x50 finderscope incorporates a cemented doublet achromatic 50mm objective with
fully multicoated optics and a robust body.
This straight-through 8x50mm finderscope incorporates a red illuminated cross hair to help centre
objects quickly at the desired brightness. The eyepiece has a generous eye relief and produces a
6° field of view.
It includes a mounting bracket with a low profile leg. A free saddle/shoe is also included.
Suitable for the following telescopes:
Opticstar ARC series
Ascension ED Triplet
Explore Scientific ED Triplet series
It also includes a dewshield and easily detachable finder bracket and dovetail base.
We are constantly checking the accuracy of the technical data. We are prepared to provide
more detailed information on request. Technical data is subject to change without notice.
The new Opticstar DS-616C XL+ deep-sky CCD is the successor to the
popular DS-616C XL that earned the annual star product award back in 2013. It maintains all the
features of the original model as well as other improvements.
DS-616C XL is Astronomy Magazine's Star Product
posted: 12th September 2013
The Opticstar DS-616C XL deep-sky CCD camera has earned the annual star product award from
Astronomy, the world's best-selling astronomy magazine. Read about it in the September 2013 issue.
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