Used by observatories, research institutions and universities

ASA600 Ritchey-Chrétien f7 f2.5 telescope

A perfect fit for the ASA Direct Drive Mounts, with absolute encoders.

Optics without compromise!

ASA Telescopes are equipped with quartz glass optics from ASA (L/8 wavefront Peak to Valley). This makes us to one of the few manufacturers that achieves the surface quality required for diffraction limited performance under best seeing conditions.
Main Data
Focal length 4200 mm
Focal ratio f7
Optical diameter 600 mm
Field of View 70 mm diagonal
Mirror material Fused Silica (quartz), ultra low thermal expansion 0.55e-6/°C
Weight 96 kg
Main Mirror 600 mm Ritchey Chrétien (RC) design
Software ASA Software, Windows package and Linux SDK (optional)
System Performance with ASA Direct Drive Mount DDM85
Pointing accuracy < 12” RMS with pointing model (for altitude 20° to 85°)
Tracking accuracy < 0,35” RMS within 5 minutes (at optimal ambient and sky conditions) over 5 min 0,07” RMS/min
Slewing speed 6°/sec (up to 10°/sec optional)

Basic Equipment

  • ASA 600 telescope with ASA optics
  • All tools necessary for telescope installation
  • Laser for optical collimation

10x more precise

with ASA Direct Drive Mount

400% more favorable

ASA Modular System

Optional Equipment

  • ASA Direct Drive Mounts f.e. DDM85
  • ASA filter wheel for 4x 100 x 100 mm filters
  • Customer specific camera adapter
  • Correctors: Field Flattener, Reducers
  • ASA-UPS (uninterruptable power supply)
  • Main mirror cover