ASA EQ1000 f7

1m equatorial telescope

Technical Details

  • Direct Drive motors
  • All axis with absolute encoder
  • Unguided blind tracking performance
  • Derotator with encoder system
Main Data
Focal length7000 mm
Focal ratiof7
Optical diameter1000 mm Ritchey Chrétien design
Field of View70 mm (standard), 150 mm with flattener (optional)
Mirror materialFused Silica (quartz), ultra low thermal expansion 0.55e-6/°C
SoftwareASA Software, Windows package and Linux SDK (optional)
System Performance with ASA Direct Drive Mount DDM85
Pointing accuracy< 8” RMS with pointing model (for altitude 20° to 85°)
Tracking accuracy< 0,25” RMS within 5 minutes (at optimal ambient and sky conditions) over 5 min 0,05” RMS/min
Slewing speed6°/sec (up to 10°/sec optional)
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