Tag: Alt-Az Telescope

Image 2: Rendering of PlaneWave’s new CDK PW1000 one-meter observatory system.

PlaneWave PW1000 One-Meter Observatory-Class Telescope

At first blush, the PlaneWave PW1000 may appear simply a scaled-up version of Planewave’s PW-700, but as the side-by-side comparison in Image 3 instantly reveals, the challenges associated with that increase in aperture are substantial. The PlaneWave PW1000 is a complete one-meter observatory-class telescope featuring a direct-drive altitude-azimuth (Alt-Az) mounting […]