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William Optics RedCat 51 v2

William Optics RedCat 51 v2


Regular price £798.00
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Introducing the William Optics RedCat 51 APO 250mm f/4.9 Petzval optical design telescope – the ultimate portable astrophotography companion. Crafted with meticulous attention to optics, William's mission of delivering exceptional performance at an affordable price shines through. The 51mm aperture, FPL-53, and FPL-51 glass elements in a Petzval design ensure stunning image quality with a flat field, compatible with full-frame cameras.


The Helical focuser allows precise focusing, perfect for photographic purposes. Capture accurate mosaic shots with the field rotator's aid, equipped with a scale for added convenience. Seamlessly mount cameras with the M48 thread, compatible with most models. The RedCat comes with a Vixen-style dovetail, allowing easy connection to astronomical mounts or photo tripods.

Enhanced in October 2019, the RedCat is now even better, though with a price increase. Additionally, the RedCat 71 offers a larger version of this impressive telescope.

The William Optics RedCat 51 APO 250mm package includes the RedCat 51 telescope, a protective bag, a dovetail for mounting, an M48 thread for camera attachment, and a Bahtinov mask processed in the cover cap. Experience unparalleled astrophotography with the RedCat 51 and embark on extraordinary celestial adventures!

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