The Parks Superior Series Newtonian telescopes are a product of years of design, engineering, refining and manufacturing expertise, New state-of-the-art, low voltage (12v) clock drive/drive corrector runs anywhere in the world without changing the motors or circuitry. The worm and gear are lapped to increase accuracy and are individually matched. Spring-loaded worm gear assembly assures 100% interfacing of the gears for additional accuracy. Uses less than .5 amps at 12 volts. Diffraction limited, full thickness optics. Parks fiberglass tube. Precision bearings, stainless steel shafts. Features new spring loaded, quick release, anti-backlash declination tangent system with manual and electronic slow-motion tracking capabilities. Quality components throughout. Special package includes: 10" f/5 optical tube assembly, 8x50 finderscope, 2" focuser w/ 1.25" Gold Series oculars, clock rate selector, speed adj., declination motor, Dec. reversing switch, dual-axis hand control unit, 6" engraved aluminum setting circles, r/a setting circle illuminator, 120v power supply. 12v battery clips, wheels, leveling screws and dusts covers.
Specifications of the Parks Optical Superior 12.5" f/5 Telescope:
Includes: 12.5" f/5 Primary Mirror, 12.5" Primary Mirror Cell, 3.10" Secondary Mirror, 3.10" Secondary Mirror Holder, 15 7/8" 4 Vane Spider, 2.00" Rack & Pinion Focuser, 15 7/8" ID (16 5/16" OD) x 62" Fiberglass Tube (gloss white exterior, matt-black non-reflective interior), (2) End Rings, 8x50mm Finderscope with Bracket, (2) Gold Series 1.25" OD Oculars, Collimation Tool, (2) Dust Covers, 15 7/8" Rotating Ring System, 15 7/8" Radius Block Set, Optical Certificate and Instructions.
SUPERIOR EQUATORIAL MOUNT includes: 1.5" Solid Stainless Steel Shafts, 6" Diameter Steel Pier, (3) Cast Pier Legs, 6" Engraved Aluminum Setting Circles, Worm/Gear are Individually Matched, Spring Loaded Worm Gear Assembly, State-of-the-art Low Voltage Clock Drive with Dual Axes Drive Corrector, Lunar-Solar-Sidereal Selectable Tracking Rates, Dual Axes Hand Control Unit, Declination Motor, Declination Reverse Switch, Spring Loaded Quick Release Anti-Backlash Declination Tangent System (Manual/Electronic), RA Setting Circle Illuminator, 120VAC Power Supply, 12VDC Plug/Clips, Wheels, Leveling Screws, Counter Weight Shaft, Counter Weight, Latitude Adjustment.
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