TS Optics 9x50 Finder Scope - straight - with illumination
The 9x50 finder impreses with a very sharp and contrasty image. This finder facilitates location of celestial objects considerably.
For which telescopes is the 9x50 finder suitable
- The finder offers a large true field of view for easy orientation
- It collects much more light than the unaided eye, hundreds of nebulae, clusters and galaxies are visible in the finder
- Illuminated dual crosshairs help under dark skies: the crosshairs get visible and the dark adaption is kept
- The double crosshairs don't hide the centered object
The finder is suitable for every telescope. The bracket can be put into the finder base of most telescopes like Skywatcher, Celestron, Orion USA / UK, Vixen and many more. For self-construction, there are matching finder bases.Focusing the finder
- Center an object which is farther away than 1 km, or, even better, a bright star or the moon.
- Loosen the retaining ring behind the the objective and rotate it back.
- Now you can turn the objective cell. Once you have attained a properly sharp image, you can fix the position of the cell with the retaining ring and thus lock the focus
Now you have a nicely focused finder with a clear and contrasty image, which is perfectly adapted to your eye.Alignment of the finder parallel to the telescope
- Put the finder into the bracket. Before, put the O-ring over the finder. The ring fixes the finder in the bracket. The finder tube has a small notch in which the O-ring has to be inserted.
- Attach the finder to the telescope and search for an object which is far away. Center this object (tree, steeple, bright star) in the telescope.
- Turn the two black thumb screws until the object is centered in the finder and the eyepiece. The spring reliably secures the finder position for the whole night.
- 9x50 illuminated finder scope
- Adjustable bracket
Double crosshairs with dimmable red illumination