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ANNIVERSARY FS-60CB and FS-60Q
of their 80th year in business, Takahashi is producing
anniversary models of the
FS-60CB and FS-60Q.
be available in limited quantities and their prices
are the same as the current models.
numbers for these are as follows:
TFK6004B - FS-60CB Blue
TFK6004S - FS-60CB Silver
TFK6004QB - FS-60Q Blue
TFK6004QS - FS-60Q Silver
Seisakusho of Tokyo, Japan has been producing fluorite apochromatic
refracting telescopes since they introduced the 90mm f/10 FC-90
in 1979. This revolutionized amateur astronomy as the world's first
fluorite apochromatic telescope in regular production. Since that
time Takahashi has not only produced fluorite apochromats up to
250mm but also mountings and a variety of state-of-the-art telescopes
such as the four-element FSQ-106, Hyperbolic Astrographs, Newtonian-Cassegrains
and Dall-Kirkham Cassegrains.
polar equatorial mounts from the ultra-compact Teegul Sky Patrol
2 to the 350lb. capacity, 2.5 arc-second accurate EM-3500 observatory
mount. Additionally, Takahashi manufactures two small, compact alt-azimuth
mountings with fine slow-motion controls for those who prefer the
simplicity of this design for terrestrial and astronomical applications.
All Takahashi metal castings are sand cast from their own factory
located near their Urii, Japan fabrication facility.
known in the United States for their amateur and small observatory
instruments, Takahashi supplies complete systems for the professional
community including the construction of public observatories such
as the Goma Observatory. Takahashi is currently building a 1.5-meter
telescope for a public observatory in Japan. Many professional instruments
throughout the world use Takahashi's legendary focusers.
Takahashi also manufactures a complete line of 1 ¼” LE oculars as well as the incomparable LE-50 2” ocular. They produce a wide range of camera adapters for digital SLR’s, small, medium and large format CCD cameras to work with their instruments. Takahashi will continue to provide optical and mechanical excellence with innovative and superior designs.