ASA EQ1000

1 m equatorial telescope


from €559,000 (net ex works)
delivered in 10 months

ASA Specials


The ASA Derotator (optional) accurately corrects the image field rotation of AltAz mounted telescopes.


ASA Telescopes are equipped with quartz glass optics from ASA (L/8 wavefront Peak to Valley). This makes us to one of the few manufacturers which achieve the surface quality required for diffraction limited performance under best seeing conditions. Read more

Main data  
Focal length 6760 mm
Focal ratio f6,76
Optical diameter 1000 mm Ritchey Chrétien design
Field of View 70 mm (standard), 150 mm with flattener (optional)
Mirror material Fused Silica (quartz), ultra low thermal expansion 0.55e-6/°C
Software ASA Software, Windows package and Linux SDK (optional)
Custom field corrector  
System Performance  
Pointing accuracy < 8” RMS with pointing model (for altitude 20° to 85°)
Tracking accuracy < 0,25” RMS within 5 minutes (at optimal ambient and sky conditions) over 5 min 0,05” RMS/min
Slewing speed 6°/sec (up to 10°/sec optional)

Technical Details

  • Direct Drive motors
  • All axis with absolute encoder
  • Unguided blind tracking performance
  • Derotator with encoder system
3295 mm Height
2100 kg Weight


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