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18” F/3.75

See what happens when you combine any TeleVue eyepiece with this scope by clicking here. Note that all values given are assuming the use of a Paracorr 2 (strongly recommended at this focal ratio).


* Primary mirror available from USA-made premium optician (please contact us for options)
* Secondary Mirror 1/20 wave by Antares Optics
* Mirror 457mm, secondary 102mm (minor axis)
* Mirror Edge Thickness 1.6″
* Mirror Box (including mirror and cell) 23” x 23” x 15”
* Rocker box 25” x 25” x 8½”
* Upper Cage 23” diameter x 11” high
* Bearings 28” OD “Crescents”
* Height from ground to eyepiece when pointed vertically 67”
* Height from ground to tip of bearing when mirror box sits in rocker box is 27″
* Fully collapsible truss (8 aluminum tubes, 1 inch OD), 47″ tall
* Spider by Astrosystems
* Focuser is Dual Speed model by Moonlite- Choose custom color!
* Finder scope by Telrad
* Mirror cell 18 point true flotation optimized with PLOP
* Tri-boundary layer fans with on/off switch and adjustable speed knob
* Custom solid oak wheel-barrow handles
* Photo coming soon

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All scopes are built on a made to order basis. An initial non-refundable deposit of 60% down is required. Please contact us for lead times on this scope. All telescopes receive the same care in building and fine finishing. Updates available along the way upon request. Please contact us if a custom mirror is desired. Prices and build times will be adjusted accordingly.


Total investment* 18″ F/3.75
*Plus shipping and crating, available anywhere in the world.


Call or e-mail with any questions or to place an order.  We look forward to hand crafting your custom New Moon Telescope!