Astrographs & Imaging Newtonians
- Optical Design: Rowe-Ackermann
- Telescope Aperture: 279mm (10.98")
- Focal Ratio: f/2.2
- Telescope Mount Type: Equatorial
- Type of Electronics: Computerized GoTo
An astrograph is a class of telescopes specially designed for astrophotography. High Point Scientific has astrographs for every kind of astrophotographer. Astro-imaging is a great way to share your views of the sky with friends and family. With an astrograph telescope, you can easily look back at your favorite celestial objects and enjoy views of the sky anytime you want.
Whether you are new to astro-imaging, or a seasoned expert, we have you covered. We carry high-end Takahashi imaging scopes, computerized Celestron’s, affordable, quality Orion astrographs, and everything in between. Astrographs are typically designed as refractors, however, they can also be Ritchey-Chrétiens or larger Newtonians. The type of telescope you use depends on skill level and desired celestial objects.
With the popularity of DSLR cameras, astro-imaging is easier than ever before. Take long exposures of the night sky or enjoy shots of swooping star trails. Watch as the serene surface features of the Moon or planets like Saturn or Mars come into view. Not sure where to start? Our experts are here to help!