By James Mullaney
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Since light ﬁrst enters and then leaves a mirror’s surface, surface errors are compounded – meaning that the optics themselves must be ﬁgured to at least −81-wavelength to achieve −41 -wavelength at focus. (Wavelength accuracy in refractors is rarely mentioned. While in an achromat there are four surfaces – the front and back of each element – and six in a typical apochromat, the light transverses each surface only once. Surface errors averaged over the various elements tend to cancel each other out rather than being compounded.
The optical conﬁguration and light-path of the classical Newtonian reﬂecting telescope. A parabolic primary mirror reﬂects the light onto a small ﬂat secondary one, which directs it to a focus at the side of the tube. Most of the world’s large research telescopes are various forms of reﬂectors. the reﬂected light rays to the same focus. But as focal length increases and the curvature of the mirror become ﬂatter, the difference between a paraboloid and a sphere is less distinguishable. Thus, at some point, the mirror may then be left spherical (a much easier optical surface to make) but give an optical performance essentially identical to a parabolic one.
Celestron also made a limited number of 22-inch SCTs for private observatories. ) A variety of unique computer-driven, altazimuth, single-arm fork and traditional German equatorial mountings are offered, from basic Go-To systems known as “NexStar” to state-of-the-art GPS systems. Prices today begin under $1,000 for the basic 5-inch, while the 8-inch computerized NexStar goes for around $1,400. The advanced 8-inch GPS model is priced at $2,000 and the 11-inch at under $3,000. Prices for both the 11-inch and 14-inch SCTs mounted on hefty German equatorials begin at well over $3,000, with the top-of-the-line C14 going for nearly $6,000.
A Buyer's and User's Guide to Astronomical Telescopes & Binoculars (Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series) by James Mullaney