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William Optics RedCat 51 Gen II U APO f/4.9

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Original price $1,322.00
Original price $1,322.00 - Original price $1,322.00
Original price $1,322.00
Current price $1,168.00
$1,168.00 - $1,168.00
Current price $1,168.00
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  • Portable 51mm f/4.9 Petzval APO refractor
  • Ideal for wide-field deep sky astrophotography
  • Full-frame 43mm flat field imaging circle
  • Includes a field rotator, a Bahtinov mask and a 2" imaging filter holder.
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The William Optics RedCat 51mm telescope is renowned for its exceptional optics, featuring a well-designed, multi-element optical system. Its 51mm aperture, combined with a short 250mm focal length at a fast f/4.9 ratio, allows for impressive light-gathering capability and stunning wide-field images of the night sky. Its ultra compact size makes it the perfect companion to the nomad astrophotographer!

Fast and sharp optics

One of the most notable optical features of the RedCat 51 is its integrated field flattener, which effectively corrects field curvature over a 43mm imaging circle, ensuring pinpoint sharpness of stars and objects across the entire field of view. The telescope's sophisticated multi-element optics composed of high quality synthetic fluorite FPL-53 and FPL-51 glass are meticulously designed to minimize chromatic aberration, resulting in crystal-clear renditions of deep sky objects.

Important note: Unlike previous versions of the RedCat, this II-U version can't be used visually. The WO-D-EP90-125-RC51-SL erecting prism will not fit.

Easy camera installation