These large finderscope/photoguide telescope mounting rings mount a short focal length refractor optical tube or a small catadioptric telescope on an optional Losmandy D-series dovetail plate. They let you use the second scope as a high power/variable power finderscope for your larger telescope; as a photoguide scope for long exposure deep sky photography; and as an astrograph. The rings are sold as a pair only.
They have a nominal 160mm (6.3”) internal diameter and will hold optical tubes with an o. d. of 5” to 6.3”. Optical tubes with the latter tube o.d. are a tight fit and allow for very little collimation range. A 5.75” i.d would be a more reasonable maximum size There are three large hand-tighten adjustment screws with non-marring Delrin tips in each ring. These allow you to collimate the refractor with the main scope optics when it is used as a finderscope, or to aim the refractor off-axis to locate an appropriate guide star or photographic target when it is used as a photoguide or astrograph.
The black-anodized rings weigh 3.5 pounds per set. The height from the top of the dovetail plate to the center of the rings is 4”. They mount on a Losmandy D-series dovetail plate with no tools required.
We haven't recommended any accessories for this product quite yet... check back soon or call one of our experts (1-405-364-0858).
This product does not have supplied accessories... or supplied accessories have not been assigned.