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AG Optical Systems 16" Imaging Harmer Wynne Astrograph



Imaging Harmer Wynne Astrograph
  

Included with each iHW astrograph:  carbon fiber optical tube assembly, hand-figured QUARTZ optics, Optec Gemini rotating focuser, piggyback dovetail plate, mount dovetail plate, primary cooling fans, and shroud.
  

We encourage you to compare our product directly to the competition's... do they use Quartz optics? Does their pricing include a premium quality rotating focuser? What is their reputation for customer service?  You will quickly see that there is no competition.  Please call AG Optical Systems to learn more.
  

Features
  

Imaging Harmer Wynne Astrograph Features

 

  • Precision QUARTZ optics figured and quality tested as a system by master opticians
  • Blazing fast F3.85 system designed and baffled for big chip CCD cameras
  • 8" of back focus to support almost any combination of imaging components (dependent upon focuser selected)
  • Excellent coma free, astigmatism free, flat field performance over 52 mm image circle

 

  • INCLUDED: Optec Gemini rotating focuser with PC cable and power supply
  • Compact, thermally stable carbon fiber composite truss tube with light stops and heavy flocking paper to suppress stray light
  • Primary mirror cooling fans
  • Thermal Control System for automated control of cooling fans, primary and secondary anti-dew heaters 
  • Heavy duty dovetail plate (Losmandy D compatible)


 

System Specifications                                                                          

 

Model iHW14 iHW16
Aperture 14" 16"
Focal ratio 3.85 3.9
Focal length 53.9" 62.4"
Back focus
8" from back plate to focal plane
7.5" from back plate to focal plane
OTA type Thermally stable carbon Fiber Truss Thermally stable carbon Fiber Truss
Fans    3 x 60mm fans 3 x 80 mm fans
Secondary obstruction 8" 8.4"
Focuser (included) Optec Gemini rotating focuser Optec Gemini rotating focuser
Corrector  multi element, broadband AR coated  multi element, broadband AR coated
Optics Quartz primary and secondary with Enhanced Aluminum coatings Quartz primary and secondary with Enhanced Aluminum coatings
Baffling primary and secondary baffles, baffled for 16803 size chip primary and secondary baffles, baffled for 16803 size chip
Dovetail Heavy duty dovetail plate included Heavy duty dovetail plate included
Tube length approx. 25" approx. 32"
Tube weight with dovetail &  focuser approx. 62 lbs approx. 88 lbs
Price (ota, Gemini rotating focuser, shroud, dovetail) $28,995 $33,995
AGO Thermal Control System $975 $975
Crating $275 $375


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