The new SVBONY MK105 telescope is a Maksutov-Cassegrain design which exchanges the conventional front corrector plate of a Schmidt–Cassegrain with a convex meniscus lens, resulting in a smaller secondary mirror that limits obstruction and increases contrast, while eliminating the need for periodic collimation.
The focal ratio of the SVBONY MK105 Maksutov design provides a high magnification but a narrow field of view, which offers excellent performance for planetary use and is also suitable for binary star systems and globular star clusters. Compared with refracting telescopes, its design is more portable, the overall length of the SVBONY MK105 is only about half of that of a similar refractor.
The correction mirror is coated with a highly reflective medium, with a reflectivity of up to 99% (the overall OTA transmittance can reach 82%). It provides sharpness for visual use or planetary imaging.
A perfect transportable, grab-and-go telescope, with its sturdy metal construction the SVBONY MK105 will be sure to survive a few bumps and knocks on its travels. Also included is a Vixen dovetail plate.
The SVBONY MK105 telescope specifications include:
– Type: Maksutov-Cassegrain
– Aperture: 105mm / 4.13 inch
– Focal length: 1365mm/53.74 inch
– Focal Ratio: f/13
– Primary mirror: Multi-coated Precision Aluminum Coating
– Secondary Mirror: 99% Reflectivity Dielectric Coatings and Multi Coating
– Focuser: Internal
– Mounting: Vixen Doveplate
– Resolving power: 1.1arc seconds
– Limiting magnitude: 12.1
– Light gathering power: 210x
– Optical Tube Length: 377mm / 14.84inch
– Optical Tube Diameter: 119mm/4.68 inch
– Optical Tube Weight: 2193g/4.83lb
– Adapter Thread: M42x0.75 For T-Ring
You can learn more about the SVBONY MK105 telescope here.
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