Price 18 499,00 €
A big, beautiful telescope at f/3.8. What else to say?
Devoted to astrophotograpy, the RiFast family has an unique optical scheme, proprietary of Officina Stellare, another creation of our master optician, Massimo Riccardi. The tree-lens field flattener is the real masterpiece of this telescope. The primary mirror is aspherical and the secondary mirror is spherical. A precise design choice to make collimation easier.
Diffraction-limited over a wide and flat field, the RiFast design will push any camera to its limits… and will do it FAST! The extraordinary f/ ratio allows a higher productivity per night, a significant factor for surveys, SN search, asteroid control, and many other fields of modern astronomy.
The central obstruction is about 50%, but still smaller than similar designs, that simply can’t compete under any point of view. The visual contrast is very good, thanks also to the special ultra-dark paints we use.
The corrector group is very close to the focal plane, so chromatic aberration is undetectable.
The RiFAst comes in two Versions: The SGA Version comes with low expansion glass optical set and carbon/aluminum truss tube design. The CGC with near zero expansion ceramic glass optical set and full carbon truss.
Only the RiFast 300 SGC comes with low expansion glass and full carbon truss.
All versions include splitted light baffle, four support dovetails, three ventilation fans and mirrors heaters with manual control, shroud and cap covers. The primary cell is detachable for an easy cleaning of mirror.
You will never find a better and faster astrographer in this class!
RiFAST300 is an universal astrograph. It will follow every need, through seasons and different deep sky objects. No other instrument on the market, in the 300mm class, can do that. You don’t have to buy more or different instruments to cover diverse deep sky objects across the year’s astrophotography seasons. Simply get your RiFAST300 equipped with optional reducer/extender and have more fun, while saving money!
Extreme lightweight: It’s still extreme portable under every dark sky. As with other Officina Stellare Astrographs, it shares the same sturdy mechanic, optimized for 300mm size. Optics are completely made in Officina Stellare facility to keep complete control of the production process which is the only way to provide highest quality.
Optional XTFR078 0.78x reducer and XTFE15-300 extender are designed by the Master Optician Massimo Riccardi, guaranteeing highest performance available for your images.
No other instrument in the market has the same flexibility maintaining the highest optical quality available on the market.
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