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10000050: Levenhuk Ra 200RC F8 Carbon OTA

Levenhuk Ra 200RC F8 OTA is a Ritchey-Chrétien telescope with an aperture of 200 mm (7.9 in) and a focal length of 1600 mm (63 in). The telescope tube of this reflector is made of carbon fiber, which provides for its light weight and lessens its susceptibility to temperature changes of the surroundings. Due to the inherent characteristics of carbon fiber and its high thermal conductivity, the telescope also requires far less time to adapt to outside temperatures than regular reflectors.

This telescope is perfect for any keen astrophotographer. Levenhuk Ra 200RC F8 OTA has primary mirror made of BK-7 glass with a dielectric coating of 99% reflectivity. This model is also fitted with a dual-speed Crayford focuser with the 2'' large diameter thread.

The relatively compact size of the telescope tube allows for a smaller mount to be used, unlike Newtonian telescopes.

It is recommended that you use the Levenhuk 0.75x focal reducer with any Ritchey-Chrétien model.

(Image of the Horsehead Nebula taken with a  Levenhuk Ra 200RC F8 Carbon OTA  Telescope, credit

Richard Flinn)

The Elephant's Trunk nebula (IC 1396)  The Wizard Nebula in the constellation Cepheus (NGC 7380)  The Swan Nebula (The Omega Nebula, Checkmark Nebula, Lobster Nebula, and the Horseshoe Nebula, M17, NGC 6618) is an H II region in the constellation Sagittarius  Whale and Hockey Stick (NGC 4657, NGC 4656, NGC 4631, NGC 4627)  M78 - reflection nebula in the constellation Orion. M78 is the brightest diffuse reflection nebula of a group of nebulae that include NGC 2064, NGC 2067 and NGC 2071.  Horsehead Nebula (a.k.a. Barnard 33 in emission nebula IC 434) - dark nebula in the constellation Orion. Also includes: NGC 2023 - reflection nebulae in the constellation Orion.  NGC 4725 - spiral galaxy about 40 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.

NGC 3718 - highly disturbed galaxy in Ursa Major constellation. Also includes: large spiral galaxy NGC 3729.  The Tadpoles of IC 410 Nebula. Also includes: NGC 1893 - open cluster in the constellation Auriga.  Whirlpool Galaxy (M51 or NGC 5194) - interacting grand-design spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici. Also includes: dwarf galaxy NGC 5195 (M51B); low surface brightness galaxy IC 4263.  Bode's Galaxy (M81 or NGC 3031) - spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major  Draco Group (NGC 5985, NGC 5982, NGC 5981, NGC 5976) - small group of galaxies about 100 million Light Years away  M106 (NGC 4258) - a spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici

Optical design


Optics material

 BK-7 glass

Optics coating

 dielectric, 99% reflectivity

Primary mirror diameter (aperture), mm


Secondary mirror diameter, mm


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Focal length, mm


Focal ratio


Resolution threshold, arcseconds




Tube-mount assembly system

 dovetail plate

Optical tube material

 carbon fiber

Optical tube dimensions, mm




Optical tube weight, kg




Weight, kg




Price:                   1439.95

10000050: Levenhuk Ra 200RC F8 Carbon OTA




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