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ASTELE 150 (Astronomical Telescope)

ASTELE™ 150 EL

The ASTELE™ 150 is an excellent astronomical telescope for observing the heavens. 

Its optical design is Maksutov Cassegrain
Its diffraction limited optics are multi-coated and make it a great instrument for doing astrophotography as well, delivering pin-point images over a 35mm format.
If you're looking for a telescope that's easy to setup and has superb optics, the ASTELE™ 150 is that and more. Ideal for the professional or advanced amateur.
The ASTELE™ 150 uses U.S. standard 1.25" O.D.-sized eyepieces (hundreds are available).

The ASTELE™ 150 is available in three models

  • The ASTELE™ 150 OTA (Optical Tube Assembly).
  • The ASTELE™ 150 G (German Equatorial Mount)
  • The ASTELE™ 150 EL (with motorized base, shown)

The ASTELE™ 150 G (German Equatorial Mount) comes with slow-motion controls, setting circles, polar axis finder, accessory tray and fully adjustable aluminum tripod. 

Finish: black
Photo adapter for standard cameras and lens shade are available separately.

SPECIFICATIONS ASTELE™ 150 OTA ASTELE™ 150 G ASTELE™ 150 EL 
Optical Design Maksutov-Cassegrain Maksutov-Cassegrain Maksutov-Cassegrain
Optical Diameter: 150 mm (5.9") 150 mm (5.9") 150 mm (5.9")
Focal Length: 2134.3 mm (84") 2134.3 mm (84") 2134.3 mm (84")
F-Ratio: f/14.2 f/14.2 f/14.2
Angular Field of View: 31'0" 31'0" 31'0"
Resolving Power (arc sec) 0.77 0.77 0.77
Optical Coatings Multi-coated Multi-coated Multi-coated
Limiting Visual Magnitude (approx) 13.5 13.5 13.5
Maximum Practical Visual Power
• with 25 mm eyepiece
• with 10 mm eyepiece
300 X
85 X
213 X
300 X
85 X
213 X
300 X
85 X
213 X
Viewfinder 8 x 40 mm, 90° 8 x 40 mm, 90° 8 x 40 mm, 90°
Optical Tube Dimensions (diameter x length) 178 mm x 485 mm (7" x 19.1") 178 mm x 485 mm (7" x 19.1") 178 mm x 485 mm (7" x 19.1")
Secondary Mirror Obstruction 34 % 34 % 34 %
Main Mirror
• material
• surface quality

Astrosital glass
/ 8

Astrosital glass
/ 8

Astrosital glass
/ 8
Meniscus
• material
• surface quality

Pyrex glass
/ 8

Pyrex glass
/ 8

Pyrex glass
/ 8
Eyepiece Holder: 1.25" (31.7 mm) 1.25" (31.7 mm) 1.25" (31.7 mm)
Focusing Range 10 m (33') – infinity 10 m (33') – infinity 10 m (33') – infinity
Diagonal mirror / prism mirror mirror mirror
Mounting Type – German-type equatorial Fork mount
Tripod optional  Aluminum w / GEM (A9025)  Aluminum (A9027)
Wedge Assembly Weight – – 6 kg (13 lb)
Total Telescope Net Weight: 6 kg (13 lb) 18.2 kg (40 lb) 22 kg (49 lb)
  Suggested Retail Price:
  $1,399.95 $1,749.95 $1,899.95



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