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Sky-Watcher Esprit 100 ED APO refractor/Trius SX-42 Camera Kit Telescope
Sky-Watcher Esprit 100 ED APO refractor/Trius SX-42 Camera Kit

Sky-Watcher Esprit 100 ED APO refractor/Trius SX-42 Camera Kit Telescope

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Your Price: CAD7,923.77
Retail Price:CAD8,912.56

Your Savings:CAD988.79(11%)

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Part Number:S25003

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Product Highlights

  • Designed for Beginner Astro-Imagers
  • 100mm Apochromatic Triplet Refractor
  • Extra Low Dispersion (ED) Glass Elements
  • Fast Focal Ratio, 550mm Focal Length
  • Thread-On 2-Element Field Flattener
  • Large 2-Speed Rack-and-Pinion Focuser
  • Trius SX-42 Monochrome Camera
  • 6MP Monochrome Sony ExView 694 Sensor
  • 7-Position 1.25" Filter Wheel with OAG
  • Mount and Tripod Required

Sky-Watcher USA partnered with Starlight Xpress and assembled the Esprit 100 ED APO Refractor Telescope with Trius Camera Kit to give beginner astroimagers a complete and portable rig that delivers outstanding performance.

This kit includes the fast f/5.5 triplet apochromatic refractor telescope and the Starlight Xpress Trius monochrome imaging camera. The optical tube's 100mm medium aperture is ideal for both solar system objects like the Moon and planets, with the ability to resolve brighter deep-sky objects like nebulae, clusters, and galaxies. The Trius imaging kit comes complete with a Lodestar guide camera to ensure a compatible motorized mount is accurately tracking, and a 7-position filter wheel for creating custom images using color and specialty filters that are easy to change between exposures.

This kit's compact size and included OTA and camera cases make it easy to bring to remote locations, and with its Vixen-style dovetail plate it only requires a small- to medium-sized equatorial mount and tripod to begin capturing stunning images of the Moon, planets, and bright deep-sky objects.

Esprit ED APO 100mm f/5.5 Refractor Telescope

The Esprit ED APO 100mm Telescope from Sky-Watcher is a 3-element refractor telescope designed for astrophotographers. The optical system features apochromatic extra-low dispersion (ED) glass and fully multicoated optics. A 2-element threaded field-flattener corrects distortion that can occur at the edges of the field of view. This combination makes astrophotographic images clear and sharp, with high-contrast and true-color transmission, from one edge of the field of view to the other. With a focal ratio of f/5.5, this fast telescope is well-suited for astrophotography.

The 2" rack-and-pinion Helinear Track focusing system allows you to bring celestial objects into precise focus with virtually no shift. The focuser features tracks above and below the focus tube. This gives the mechanism two points of contact, keeping focuser level even with a camera mounted on it. The Esprit comes with a 90° star diagonal with dielectric coatings. These coatings provide better than 99% light reflection. The telescope also comes with a 8x50 right-angle erector finderscope, a Cannon 48mm T-Ring photo adapter, and a foam-lined aluminum case.

Optical Performance
  • 3-Element Refractor
  • Aperture: 100mm
  • Focal length: 550mm
  • Focal ratio: f/5.5
  • Apochromatic extra-low (ED) dispersion glass
  • Fully multicoated optics
Use and Handling
  • 2" rack-and-pinion Helinear Track focusing system
  • Thread-on 2-element field flattener
  • 90° star diagonal with dielectric coatings
Construction Details
  • Anodized aluminum optical tube assembly
  • Tube rings with Celestron CGE-style dovetail bar
  • Esprit ED APO 100mm f/5.5 Refractor Telescope
    Optical Tube Assembly
    Optical Design Refractor
    Aperture 100 mm / 3.9"
    Focal Length 550 mm
    Focal Ratio f/5.5
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 2"
    Diagonal 90° Star
    Finderscope Yes
    Weight 16.3 lb / 7.4 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 26.0 x 22.0 x 15.0"
  • Starlight Xpress Trius SX-42 Monochrome Camera Imaging Kit
    Sensor Sony ExView 694
    Size 15.98, diagonal
    Pixel Count 6 MP
    Pixel Size 4.54uM
    Back Focus 17 mm, ±1 mm
    Ports 3 x USB
    Computer Connection USB 2.0
    Dimensions 3.0 x 2.8" / 7.5 x 7.0 cm
    Weight 17.6 oz / 500.0 g
In the Box
Bundle Items
Esprit ED APO 100mm f/5.5 Refractor Telescope
  • Canon 48mm T-Ring Photo Adapter
  • Tube Rings with CGE-Style Dovetail Bar
  • Aluminum Foam-Lined Carrying Case
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
Starlight Xpress Trius SX-42 Monochrome Camera Imaging Kit
  • Trius Camera
  • Lodestar Guide Camera
  • Filter Wheel with Off-Axis Guider
  • Connection Cable Kit
  • Carrying Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

Not in the Box
Eyepieces (Not Included)

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