Details: RCOS 16-inch Ritchey-Chretien reflector
with Apogee U9 CCD camera.
Details: Deep Sky Instruments RC10C Ritchey-Chretien reflector
with Finger Lakes Instrumentation ML11002 CCD camera.
Deep Sky Instruments recently unveiled its new RC-14C ($15,495), a 14 1/4-inch Ritchey-Chretien reflector
Far from city lights and at an elevation of 4,000 feet, Rodeo was an ideal location for Cullen to build a personal observatory for his 24-inch Ritchey-Chretien reflector
DETAILS: 16-inch Ritchey-Chretien reflector
, SBIG STV CCD camera.
To capture such detail, Croman relies on a 14-inch RC Optical Systems Ritchey-Chretien reflector
and an ST-10XME.
And so it was that Wendee Wallach-Levy, one of those citizens, was assigned May 22, 2003, for an all-night imaging session with the observatory's 20-inch Ritchey-Chretien reflector
It occurred to me that the 2,900-mm focal length of my 12 1/2-inch f/9 Ritchey-Chretien reflector
, which I routinely use to obtain close-up shots of small objects, is almost three-fourths the focal length of the Tautenberg telescope (4,000 mm).
A highlight for the hard-core scope enthusiasts was Georgia amateur astronomer Tim Puckett, who detailed the design and construction of his 24-inch (60-cm) f/8 Ritchey-Chretien reflector
at his private observatory in Mountaintown, north of Atlanta.
RC Optical Systems 12 1/2-inch f/9 Ritchey-Chretien reflector
on an Astro-Physics 1200 German equatorial mount, FLI "Dream Machine" CCD camera with SITe chip.
There are a 24-inch f/8 Ritchey-Chretien reflector
with an SBIG ST-8 CCD camera; 22-inch and 17.
are highly regarded among today's elite astrophotographers, and premium instruments often carry price tags starting at about $1,000 per inch of aperture.