The Sharpstar 94EDPH is the the company’s latest telescope marketed under the Sharpstar brand offering a 94mm air-spaced triplet apo objective with two ED glass elements for excellent color correction, contrast, and image sharpness.
Sharpstar specializes in the design, manufacture and sales of medium to high-end telescopes and their peripheral supporting products. Sharpstar has been making telescopes for third party astronomy brands since the company was founded in 2000.
The scope offers a travel friendly focal ratio of f/5.5, the scope measures 468mm in length with its dew shield retracted and weighs 9.4 lbs. With a focal length of 517mm, the Sharpstar 94EDPH delivers sharp stars across a 4.0 degree X 2.6 degree field with a full-frame camera. It’s also an excellent fast-focal-ratio telescope for visual observation.
The telescope is outfitted with red CNC trim and carrying handle and a white gloss tube. It includes a premium 3” dual-speed 10:1 rack-and-pinion focuser with 58mm of travel that handles most full-frame astronomy cameras. The scope also includes a 1.25”-2” adapter for use with smaller accessories.
The optional 0.8x focal reducer/field flattener for the 94EDPH brings this scope to a fast focal ratio of f/4.5 and a focal length of 423mm. The reducer delivers excellent image quality across a full-frame sensor with a field of view of about 4.9 x 3.2 degrees.
Sharpstar 94EDPH specifications include:
– Aperture: 94mm
– Limiting star magnitude: 11.62
– Focus ratio: f/5.5
– Resolution: 1.28 angular seconds
– Objective: Triplet air-spaced APO (two extra-low dispersion ED glass)
– Total length of the tube: 450mm (collapsed), 575mm (extended)
– Focuser travel: 58mm
– Dewshield outside diameter: 118mm
– Tube outside diameter: 104mm
– Accessories: Tube Rings, Dovetail Plate, Handle
– Weight: 4.2kg (9.4lbs)
You can learn more at the Sharpstar website.
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