PlaneWave Instruments


Planewave Instruments are known for their technically advanced Corrected Dall-Kirkham telescopes. They are committed to provide observatory-class products for serious astronomers at an exceptional value.

Planewave Instrument’s designed and developed the CDK Optical design that excels at imaging on large format CCD cameras while remaining an outstanding instrument for visual use. They have several models of their CDK Optical Assembly. The Planewave 17 inch CDK Optical Tube Assembly, and the Planewave 20 inch CDK Optical Tube Assembly cove a 52mm field image. The largest Planewave CDK Optical Tube Assembly, the 24-inch CDK Optical Tube Assembly covers 70mm fields of view. Planewave’s Infrared Dall-Kirkham Optical Tube Assembly is designed with coatings that are optimized to transmit in infrared wavelengths. It is ideal for infrared astronomy or LIDAR applications.

Planewave offers a vast range of imaging accessories, visual accessories and other necessary accessories. Planwave Instrument’s accessories, like the rest of their products are made with the superb quality.

DUE TO AN EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTORSHIP NEGOTIATED WITH A COMPETITOR, WE NO LONGER OFFER THE PLANEWAVE CDK12.5 AND CDK14 OPTICAL TUBE ASSEMBLIES IN ADDITION TO THEIR ASSOCIATED ACCESSORIES. AS AN ALTERNATIVE, WE RECOMMEND THE HIGHLY ACCLAIMEDAG OPTICAL iDK10", iDK12.5" AND iDK14.5" OPTICAL TUBE ASSEMBLIES.

iDK12.5


PlaneWave Instruments Secure Fit CCD Spacer for Planewave CDK17 / CDK20 - 2.1

SKU: 200361-2

Price: $250.00

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PlaneWave Instruments Secure Fit CCD Spacer for Planewave CDK17 / CDK20 - 3.8

SKU: 200361-1

Price: $250.00

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PlaneWave Secure Fit 4.5

SKU: 200361-3

Price: $250.00

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PlaneWave Instruments Finderscope and Mounting Bracket

SKU: 200985

Price: $299.00

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PlaneWave Instruments Dovetail Clamp for CDK17 and CDK20 Telescopes

SKU: 200919

Price: $349.00

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PlaneWave Instruments Piggyback Dovetail for CDK20 Telescopes

SKU: 200990

Price: $349.00

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Piggyback Dovetail for CDK17 Telescopes

SKU: 170990

Price: $349.00

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Planewave Delta-T Heater

SKU: Delta-T

Price: $650.00

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PlaneWave Instruments EFA Kit Electronic Focuser for CDK24 Telescope

SKU: 125901-1

Price: $1,000.00

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PlaneWave Instruments Hedrick Focuser

SKU: 200340

Price: $1,000.00

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PlaneWave Instruments EFA Kit Electronic Focuser for CDK17 / CDK20 Telescopes

SKU: 240901

Price: $1,000.00

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PlaneWave Instruments Reducer 0.66x Planewave CDK17 / Planewave CDK20

SKU: 200166

Price: $1,200.00

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IRF90 - Integrated Rotating Focuser

SKU: 600180

Price: $4,500.00

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PlaneWave Instruments L-500 Direct Drive Mount

SKU: 600550

Price: $18,000.00

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PlaneWave Instruments 17 inch CDK Optical Tube Assembly

SKU: 170101

Price: $22,000.00

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PlaneWave Instruments Ascension 200HR German Equatorial Mount

SKU: A200110

Price: $23,500.00

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PlaneWave Instruments 20 inch CDK Optical Tube Assembly

SKU: 200101

Price: $32,500.00

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PlaneWave Instruments 20 inch Ritchey-Chretien Optical Tube Assembly

SKU: 200125

Price: $46,000.00

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PlaneWave Instruments 24 inch CDK Optical Tube Assembly

SKU: 240101

Price: $50,000.00

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PlaneWave Instruments 24 inch Ritchey-Chretien Optical Tube Assembly

SKU: 240125

Price: $65,000.00

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