CT10

The CT Range

CT10

From: £1,700.00 excl. VAT

Our two models, the CT10 and CT10L are the most popular in the range of CT telescopes. The CT10L in particular has gained fame in the realms of experienced planetary and lunar observers. Most owners of these two telescopes use them for imaging the planets and lunar detail. Having a virtually zero expansion tube which, is considerably more rigid than any other material, flexure with typical cameras and equipment is not an issue.

The resolving power of these telescopes has to be seen to be believed, we guarantee that comparing one of these two instruments with any other telescope of the same aperture, you are going to have available images which outperform others in both detail and low level contrast, perfect partners in getting that last bit of detail out of a planet’s disc or, finally seeing that incredibly small lunar crater inside the much larger one.

We recommend the CT10 for general high resolution views of all celestial subjects but can’t recommend enough the outstanding performance of the CT10L on planetary and lunar subjects.

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SPECIFICATIONS

CT8 CT10 CT10L CT12 CT12L CT14 CT16
Aperture 200mm 250mm 250mm 300mm 300mm 350mm 400mm
Focal Length 900mm 1200mm 1575mm 1200mm 1590mm 1600mm 1600mm
Focal Ratio 4.5 4.8 6.3 4 5.3 4.6 4
Adjustable 4 vane spider stainless steel fully adjustable stainless steel fully adjustable stainless steel fully adjustable stainless steel fully adjustable stainless steel fully adjustable stainless steel fully adjustable stainless steel fully adjustable
Focus Mount 2″ Focuser with reduction gearing 2″ Focuser with reduction gearing 2″ Focuser with reduction gearing 2″ Focuser with reduction gearing 2″ Focuser with reduction gearing 2″ Focuser with reduction gearing 2″ Focuser with reduction gearing
Extension Tubes 40mm long screw threaded 40mm long screw threaded 40mm long screw threaded 40mm long screw threaded 40mm long screw threaded 40mm long screw threaded 40mm long screw threaded
Optical Glass Main Mirror Suprax Suprax Suprax Suprax Suprax Suprax Suprax
Coatings Enhanced Hilux Enhanced Hilux Enhanced Hilux Enhanced Hilux Enhanced Hilux Enhanced Hilux Enhanced Hilux
Tube Diameter 255mm 300mm 300mm 350mm 350mm 400mm 450mm
Tube Length 860mm 1050mm 1440mm 1100mm 1450mm 1430mm 1470mm
Tube Material Carbon fibre sandwich Carbon fibre sandwich Carbon fibre sandwich Carbon fibre sandwich Carbon fibre sandwich Carbon fibre sandwich Carbon fibre sandwich
Finder 8×50 8×50 8×50 8×50 8×50 8×50 8×50
Secondary Size 63mm 63mm 50mm 75mm 63mm 82mm 90mm
Mirror Cell CNC Machined alum. 9 point suspension CNC Machined alum. 9 point suspension CNC Machined alum. 9 point suspension CNC Machined alum. 9 point suspension CNC Machined alum. 9 point suspension CNC Machined alum. 9 point suspension CNC Machined alum. 9 point suspension
Secondary Holder machined alum. with rotatable holder machined alum. with rotatable holder machined alum. with rotatable holder machined alum. with rotatable holder machined alum. with rotatable holder machined alum. with rotatable holder machined alum. with rotatable holder
Weight of Tube 7kg 11Kg 12.5Kg 15Kg approx 17Kg approx 29Kg approx 28Kg approx
Rings CNC machined tube rings anodised black CNC machined tube rings anodised black CNC machined tube rings anodised black CNC machined tube rings anodised black CNC machined tube rings anodised black CNC machined tube rings anodised black CNC machined tube rings anodised black
Weight of Rings 1 Kg 1.5Kg 1.5Kg 2Kg 2Kg 3Kg 3.5Kg
Boxed Dimensions (mm) 87x48x48 128x52x52 172x48x48 Box 1 = 128x52x52
Box 2 = 58x58x34
Box 1 = 172x58x58
Box 2 = 58x58x34
Box 1 = 172x58x58
Box 2 = 58x58x34
Box 1 = 172x58x58
Box 2 = 58x58x34
Boxed Weight 10.7kg 17Kg 20Kg Box 1 = 14Kg
Box 2 = 12Kg
Box 1 = 18.5
Box 2 = 12Kg
Box 1 = 20Kg
Box 2 = 14Kg
Box 1 = 22Kg
Box 2 = 18Kg