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Orion Telescopes
Intermediate
Meade 2" Photo-Visual Coma Corrector for Newtonians
$129.99
 
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  • Designed for any reflector in the f/3.5 - f/6 range
  • Eliminates coma inherent in the reflector optical design, and provide sharp stars across the entire field of view
  • Usable for visual work with an eyepiece as well
  • Depending on the camera or eyepiece, various optional extension rings will be necessary for the correct spacing in order to reach optimal coma correction
  • Fully multi-coated optics


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Item #  56196
Mfg Model #  617007

Conquer coma and enjoy images with sharp stars across the entire field of view or photographic image frame in your fast Newtonian reflector with the 2" Photo-Visual Coma Corrector.

The 2" Photo-Visual Coma Corrector for Newtonians minimizes the coma inherent in fast Newtonian reflectors with focal ratios from f/3.5 to f/6. Coma appears as flared, comet-shaped stars and gets progressively worse farther out from the center of the field. This coma corrector greatly reduces this effect as well as the effects of field curvature, rendering sharp stars across the entire field of view or image frame. The 2" Photo-Visual Coma Corrector works for astrophotography as well as for visual observing with an eyepiece.

The optics are contained in a 2" nosepiece, which is threaded into the upper housing that features an eyepiece holder for 2" eyepieces. The eyepiece holder has a non-marring brass compression ring and two thumbscrews. The bottom of the nosepiece is threaded for 2" filters. The third component is an M48-to-T2 (M42) adapter ring, which is useful when using the Coma Corrector for astrophotography.

For astrophotographic use, you unthread and set aside the upper housing and use only the optics-containing nosepiece. The Coma Corrector's back focus is about 75mm. For DSLR use you'll need a 20mm spacer ring (sold separately) to achieve proper image focus. For astronomical cameras additional spacing will be required, the amount of which can be determined by factoring in your camera's sensor position relative to its front flange.

For visual use some additional spacing may be required for certain eyepieces. Some users report that adding 0.75" (19mm) of spacing between the upper housing and optical nosepiece allowed perfect focus with their wide-field eyepieces.

The 2" Photo-Visual Coma Corrector produces a 1.1x magnifying factor. The optics are fully multi-coated for maximum light throughput. Weighs 11.3 oz, assembled.

Warranty

Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provided by Meade for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact Meade at 800-626-3233.

  • User level
    Intermediate
  • Warranty
    Two year

2" Coma Corrector
M48 to T2 (M42) adapter ring

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This product is available to ship Standard delivery US except for delivery to Alaska and Hawaii. Delivery is available to APO/DPO/FPO addresses. Delivery is not available to US territories/protectorates. Delivery is available to Canada.

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