Ca-K thinking outload.......mmmmm

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Ca-K thinking outload.......mmmmm

Postby Richard » Tue Nov 29, 2011 12:02 pm

Hi all, been looking at Brians Cak images and they look super.
But the problem is that the same filter wont fit anything I have, the ST80 has only a 1/25 focuser, so would need a new focuser. The only one I have found is a gso one from Germany which is about £130 + shipping.
It also wont fit the ED80 due to internal baffles......so again, a new focuser, but then the WO and upgrade ones all have the same problem.

So options would be to get a new scope that it would fit.

But then seen this...
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Lunt Solar Systems 60mm CaK Telescope System
The Lunt Solar Systems Calcium-K Telescope is a refractor based system that has a precision-aligned air-spaced doublet with a 60mm aperture. The focal length is 500mm, providing a ~4.5mm image thru a 6mm blocking filter. Course focus adjustments can be made via a slide tube. Fine adjustment is achieved with a Crayford-style focuser with 10:1 reduction standard.

They are £850 - £930 in the UK.....
Or 1035 euro from the EU which works out about £890...
but in America they are $799 with the conversion rate works out about £500........
So still trying to work out the import duty/tax etc, but cant see it being more than £350.....

Just thinking out load at the moment....... honest.....I dont want one.....
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