questar 50th anniversary telescope for sale

The Telescope: The Questar is an elegant high performance telescope which combines high technology optics with many convenience features. See photos! Click on image to see enlarged view (160,648 bytes). This arrangement provides three magnification (power) changes per eyepiece: 2. questar 12 for sale, complete with its original questar 12 mount and questar 12 pier. this is not an ex-military or converted scope; i purchased it directly from questar about seven years ago! this was the last 12 produced and sold by the questar company and is in great condition with very little use. Questar 50th Anniversary Telescope bears a serial number with the prefix "50TH" and suffix "SQTZ" indicating it is special. Right: Questar 50th Anniversary Telescope with Dew Shield removed standing alongside (60,184 bytes). The buyer of the first Questar is an enthusiast who already owned some fourteen or fifteen Questars! 3. Questar 50th Anniversary Telescope, Excellent Condition is LN. Right: Questar 50th Anniversary telescope Dew Shield removed to show Moon Chart (60,191 bytes). Something went wrong. It was determined the new telescope would be a deluxe representation of the timeless Standard 3-½ model since it was the first telescope sold by Questar, although over the years some changes were made to keep it in the forefront of performance. Each set is professionally certified across the full aperture by an accompanying Zygo GPI interferogram showing: Surface Wavefront Map (peaks and valleys), Surface Wavefront Profile (height and distance). Questar 50th Anniversary Telescope, LN condition!! High Magnification. A second document is provided that is signed by all the of Questar Corporation. Includes a 24mm Brandon & 16mm Brandon Questar eyepieces and a full aperture solar filter, table top tripod legs and a powerguide II hand controller and all the 50th Anniversary Paperwork! 10008: Standard to Duplex Conversion (must return telescope with … questar standard. The first 50th Anniversary 3-½ telescope (bearing Serial No. Click image to see enlarged view (175,879 bytes). Questar 50th Anniversary Model Limited edition of 250 units commenced August 2000. Finder or Telescope View selector knob (rotate clockwise from 12 to 3 o'clock into "Finder" position or reverse for "Telescope" view), 4. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. The Corrector Lens is made of the usual Borosilicate Crown, but with a durable Magnesium Fluoride antireflection coatings on both front and rear surfaces. Get the best deals on Questar Telescopes when you shop the largest online selection at To rotate the barrel simply grasp the fork mount with one hand to steady the set, then with the other hand grasp the Control Box to rotate the optical tube. We will continue to accepts orders for these telescopes until all planned production are sold out. Or for even better convenience, consider our Questar Tristand. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. * The provided telescope Barlow is approximately 2X, we have seen a range over the years of from 1.6 to more than 2X. Features within the Questar Control Box include a zenith prism diagonal that can be dialed in or out by the selector knob to move the light from either Finder or Telescope View up to the eyepiece. A personalized Certificate of Authenticity, signed by the owner and CEO of Questar is provided. Questar Standard, with Zerodur Mirror, Broad-band and Low-reflection coatings. Questar's founder Mr. Lawrence E. Braymer (b. A focusing eyepiece holder (Diopter Adapter) at the top of the Control Box permits the user to set the diopter adjustment to focus of the Finder for most persons. Each of both axes has a manual friction drive control, the Right Ascension also having slip clutch permitting manual override of the tracking motor. Quartz Mirror, Enhanced Silver Coatings, MgFl coated BK7 Corrector, Certified 1/10th Wavefront P-V, Full aperture Solar Filter, Questar Moon Map and Star Chart silk screened and etched as on original Standard, Powerguide II , Special Serial No., Deluxe Leather Case . Background: In 1954 Questar shipped his first production telescope to a customer. Questar Distribution News Notes & Interesting Articles Overview Pricing Products Service or Repair, Questar Telescopes LD Surveillance Systems LD Microscopes Accessories. 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Questar Telescope! The 50th Anniversary 3-½ model is a fully instrumented telescope where the 3 lb. Click image to see enlarged view (175,879 bytes). In 1999 the planning began to produce a new limited edition telescope that would celebrate the accomplishment. Complete with all accessories. The telescope is delivered within the Questar. Martin Cohen, founder of Company Seven proclaimed: "if Macintosh is the computer for the rest of us, then a good case can be made that the Questar is the telescope for the rest of us". This scope has never been used! The 50th Anniversary 3-½ model production is limited to two hundred fifty (250) units to be sold over the coming years. However, Company Seven did not accept its first 50th Anniversary 3-½ telescope (S/N 74) for delivery until 9 August 2002. The equatorial fork mount is made of a brushed cast aluminum which is then lacquered with a clear coat. The 50th Anniversary 3-½ model is a fully instrumented telescope where the 3 lb. A taller Astropier is also available. The mount includes the Powerguide II clock drive system useable world wide portable with a 9 volt battery, driven Right Ascension setting circle, Declination setting circle, Declination axis variable clutch lock. Left: Questar Control Box (showing from top to bottom): 1. The Questar Standard 3.5 has long been regarded as the finest personal telescope in the world. On the Lens Cover, Fork Arms and left side at rear of the Barrel are special 50th Anniversary Model logos. Observing through the any of the three magnifications can be achieved and changed without the observer ever moving away from the eyepiece! Focus Control Knob - jewel smooth, 6. The Astropier and Tristand are suitable for use in latitudes from 26 to 90 degrees, or 4 degrees with the optional Wedge. 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(1.4 kg) Optical Tube Assembly is attached to a Fork Mount to facilitate use for terrestrial applications, and it can be configured as an astronomical tracking platform too. Barlow Control lever - doubles the magnification when rotated into place (clockwise from 10 to 12 o'clock), 3. The eyepiece is installed at a right angle to the barrel thereby making the observing of objects overhead more comfortable. Magnification = 1280 divided by focal length of eyepiece. {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. This is only the second time the lens cover has been taken off. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program. Questar Brandon Eyepiece in Diopter Adjuster - to focus Finder (with two locking set screws), 2. "How to Choose a Questar Astronomical Telescope.". The limit at of rotation is mechanical as the eyepiece holder will be restricted at the length of travel the the stainless steel fin atop either fork tine. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. When you wish to use your Questar 3-1/2 astronomical telescope in the backyard or at a location with no convenient platform to set up the provided tabletop tripod, we recommend you consider a third party good quality rigid field tripod. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully. 1901, d. 1965), probably had no idea that the company would endure as its product line expanded and developed to encompass many products, each which is considered to be the finest example of craftsmanship and technology that can be fielded. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. operational and functions as intended. The Dew Shield/Lens Shade with functional Star Chart is visible just ahead of the Control Box. Provides about 2X magnification when observing through the telescope; not use able with the Finder. Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab, Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab, Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. (1.4 kg) Optical Tube Assembly is attached to a Fork Mount to facilitate use for terrestrial applications, and it can be configured as an astronomical tracking platform too. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. The Tristand is a refined, compact telescope equatorial platform and pier that places the Questar 3-1/2 eyepiece at about a comfortable 41 inch (105 cm) height. Click on image to see enlarged view (232,764 bytes). 001) was delivered at the first Q-Fest event held on 28 September 2000 at New Hope, Pennsylvania. The telescope set includes a full aperture glass Solar Filter for the telescope objective providing stunning views of a pleasing orange red Sun with fine details including Sunspots and Faculae. View cart for details.

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