DAVID LUKEHURST

ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPE MAKER


Astronomical Telescopes for the Discerning Visual Observer

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Telescope Prices 2017

(Please confirm prices before ordering as mirror prices can vary significantly)

"Standard" design is as illustrated here: Standard design

"Ultra-Portable" Telescopes are priced for the Type II. See: Ultra Portable page


Aperture Focal Ratio Standard "Deluxe"

Standard

Ultra

Portable 2

"Deluxe" Ultra

 Portable 2

Inches   >0.82 Strehl >0.95 Strehl  >0.82 Strehl  >0.95 Strehl
12 f/5 1795 1995 1995 2450
14 f/5 2450 2950 2950 3595
16 f/5 2995 3595 3595 4250
18 f/4.4 3595 4295 4295 4995
20 f/4 4795 5495 5495 6250
22 f/3.6 6995 7995 7995 8995
24 f/4 9750 10500 10500 11500
   30  * f/4 15,995 16,995 17,950 18,950

 

* Estimated 30-inch price is with Hubble Optics mirrors. Price varies with $/ exchange rate . . . 

 

* In the future, I hope to be able to supply telescopes of this size with mirrors made in the UK .

The largest size of mirror currently available from my UK suppliers is 24-inches

If you are considering a telescope of this size (30"), please contact me and I will let you know when the mirrors are available.

 

These prices are all for dobsonian mounted telescopes with serrurier-truss construction made in Nottingham, UK.

 

 

Other sizes, focal-ratios and accuracies are also available - please ask

 

Please see Mirrors page for details.

 

"Standard" telescopes have ~1/4-wave PTV or >0.82 Strehl Mirrors

 

 "Deluxe" telescopes have ~1/10th-wave PTV or >0.95 Strehl mirrors

 

Unless otherwise specified, all mirrors are made in the UK

 

All "Deluxe" telescopes are now fitted with MoonLite CR2 Dual-speed Crayford focusers.

 

For details of "Deluxe" telescopes, please see Deluxe Range and for

 details of the Ultra-Portable telescopes, please see: Ultra Portable

 

Prices are for complete telescopes, but exclude delivery.

12th January 2017