Celestron EdgeHD 14 inch Schmidt Cassegrain Optical Tube Assembly with StarBright XLT Coatings was listed on Amazon for $4,999.99, selling for USD brand new. Manufactured by Celestron. There are 1 units left brand new.
Some great features of this product include:
- 14″ aperture aplanatic Schmidt-Cassegrain produces astrograph-quality flat focal plane
- EdgeHD coma-free optics and a built-in field flattener ensures sharp focus all the way to the edge of the field
- Flexible tension clutches hold the mirror in place and reduce image shift when rotating the tube around a mount
- Cooling vents located on the rear cell allow hot air to be released from behind the primary mirror
- All EdgeHD optical tubes are Fastar compatible for imaging down to f/2 with optional accessories
14 EdgeHD Optical Tube Assembly Aluminum Optical Tube Celestron’s premium StarBright XLT coatings 3910mm focal length (f/11) 23mm Axiom – 2 9×50 finderscope to help accurately find objects 2 diagonal provides more comfortable viewing position when observing objects that are high in the sky Mirror Support Knobs hold the mirror in place and reduces image shift during imaging. Tube vents with integrated 60 micron mesh filter allowing hot air to be released from behind the primary mirror. Fastar Compatible optical tubes are equipped with a removable secondary mirror for fast f/2 ccd imaging Includes dovetail rail compatible with CGE mount