HOTECH’s SCA Laser Collimators

High quality laser collimators are hard to find
A time-saving astronomers tool

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Give you more time for unforgettable Astro-images

Astronomy Products – Laser collimators are indispensable tools for aligning the optics of your time-machine-to-the-stars, but many laser collimators of the past had an inherent weakness in which the collimator wasn’t centered in the focuser. This often caused a small gap to exist between the collimator and the focuser’s drawtube, no matter how precise the machining of the collimator’s barrel. HOTECH’s SCA Laser Collimators have solved this problem using a Self-Centering Adapter (SCA) using rubber compression rings that expand evenly against the drawtube and center the collimator perfectly straight in the focuser.

Innovations in design and function

A clever idea that works by using three perfectly aligned laser beams to simulate the parallel rays coming from a distant star, HOTECH’s SCA Laser Collimators work great for quickly aligning the optics of your time-machine-to-the-stars. Stargazers using Ritchey-Chretien, Dall-Kirkham, Schmidt-Cassegrain, and Maksutov-Cassegrain telescopes can quickly, efficient and reliably prepare their telescope to continue their “Journey to the Beginning of Space and Time”, using the only effective method known to collimate their time-machines-to-the-stars.

HOTECH’s SCA Laser Collimators allow users to perform collimation indoors or outdoors, day or night, using a clear and simple to read display located within a short focal distance of the telescope for diagnosing alignment problems with a telescope optical systems without guess-work. Avoid the frustration of moving between the front and back of your telescope adjusting the corresponding alignment screw, while holding your breath and looking through a high magnification eyepiece trying to reference the concentricity of an image out of focus with HOTECH’s SCA Laser Collimators. You’ll have more time for viewing the universe and taking the unforgettable Astro images you really did all of this work for.

An indispensable tool for the astronomer

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Professional grade telescope for the dedicated amateur

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Astronomy Products – Ritchey-Chretien Cassegrain reflectors are the preferred professional telescope that amateur astronomers often avoid due to the financial investment required for this kind of time-machine-to-the-stars. Astronomy Technologies has re-written the history books and broken the price barrier on professional grade Ritchey-Chretien Cassegrain reflectors this year, with three new affordable Ritchey-Chretien telescopes, perfect for the amateur astronomer or young adventurer heading out on a “Journey to the Beginning of Space and Time”. The 10-inch f/8 AT10RC is a superb photographic telescope, with premium features like quartz mirrors, a dual-speed Crayford-style focuser, dielectric mirror coatings, two dovetail mounting rails, and three built-in cooling fans.

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