|Alex, we're in space!|
The telescope is 200mm so that is somewhere between a Meade ETX-125 and LX-90 in equivalent aperture, but this is a fast scope at f/4 focal ratio. The ETX is a fairly small scope, but above the atmosphere and light pollution for $200? It's like a mini Hubble!
Here are the techie details about the telescope: (it's got some nice filters on board that I'd love to try here in my own backyard!)
- Primary Optic: 200 mm aperture, f/4 primary optic
- Resolving capability: ~ 1 arcsecond
- Detection capability: to visual magnitude 19
- 5 MP+ image sensor
- Wavelength range: 200 nm to 1100 nm
- Available filters: UV bandpass (< 300 nm), B, V, R, OIII, Hα, 1 μm bandpass, Luminence (Clear)
- Active image stabilization
Hey, Planetary Resources! Please take a moment to view my resume, cover letter and LinkedIn page please call me anytime. I'd be very interested in talking to you about any job that I might be a fit for.