Tele Vue TV60 APO Telescope OTA

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TE-TVO-2460
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Tele Vue TV60 APO Telescope OTA

Are you looking for the perfect small refractor telescope? Then look no further than the Televue TV60 Doublet Refractor. Exquisitely crafted from its anodized all-aluminum exterior right down to its incredible Nagler optics the TeleVue TV60 will respond like no other 60mm aperture refractor you've ever dreamed of.

This high performance 2.4", 360mm f/6 APO doublet gives a maximum true field of 4.3, which makes it superior for both terrestrial and astronomical use. Standard features include a 2-stage 1.25" focuser which accepts in-line porro prism, 45 deg erectors, or 60 deg and 90 deg  diagonals... and does it with a quick-focus drawtube and tunes it with a helical fine focus. The apochromatic design coupled with well above standard multi-coatings mean outstanding color correction, while precision internal machining combined with a sliding captive dew shield means no stray light bouncing around to disturb the perfect view.

At only 10" long (254mm) and weighing in at around 3 pounds (1.4 kg), the Televue TV 60 is a portable piece of perfection. The TV60 includes an adjustable dovetail balancing bar which fits all camera tripods and will instantly become a favorite of those who seek a great telephoto lens and imaging capability for digital cameras - great for birding and nature photography - as well as long distance spotting. But, don't stop there, because the TV60 likes to stay up late and party, too. The Televue TV60 Doublet Refractor will also give outstanding performance as a small astronomical telescope and combined with an optional Nagler Zoom eyepiece will give incredible lunar and planetary views.

 

Televue TV60 Doublet Refractor Features...

  • Adjustable dovetail balancing bar fits all camera tripods, Televue mounts and NEW mounting bracket for SCTs.
  • Extremely portable size and weight - optional padding carrying case is available.
  • Tested to perform to theoretical perfection for high power observations.
  • Great for terrestrial and astronomical use.
  • Five Year Manufacturer Warranty.
Televue Product Number: TVO-2460

All Televue products are available to ship world-wide from OPT, and are covered by a Lifetime Limited Product Warranty! Always be sure to save your original packaging materials should you need to return any Televue product for warranty or repair.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Aperture61 mm (2.4")
Case IncludedNo
ConditionNew
Dew Shield IncludedYes
Diagonal Included Sold Separately
Exterior ColorMatte Black
Focal Ratiof/6
Free ShippingYes
Highest Useful MagnificationNot supplied by manufacturer
Limiting Stellar Magnitude11.3
ManufacturerTele Vue
Mount Type OTA Only
Optical DesignDoublet
OTA Length10"
OTA Outer DiameterNot supplied by manufacturer
OTA Weight3 lbs.
Telescope SeriesTele Vue TV
Warranty5 Year Warranty

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  • I have a 60 mm Coronado etalon with BF10 [pre-Meade]. Is there any way to get an adapter to screw on the front of the TV 60 telescope for solar gazing?

    Not through Meade/Coronado, unfortunately. You would need to contact a machinist who had the measurements for the thread on the dew shield for the TV60is. For reference, the threads on the scope side of the 60mm Coronado filter fits a TV-76 or Pronto (s