Based on the technology of our PW-1000 (1-meter) Observatory telescope, PlaneWave combines its revolutionary optical systems with its brand new innovative L-Series direct drive mount that sets a new standard for small observatory telescopes.
The PlaneWave Instruments CDK 24 is a 24 inch (0.61 m) f/6.5 Corrected Dall-Kirkham Astrograph telescope. The CDK24 covers a 70 mm field of view without any field curvature, off-axis coma, or astigmatism. The instrument weight is 240 lbs (109 kg) and comes standard with a back plate retaining ring ready to accept the focuser of your choice.
The PlaneWave CDK 24 is also available in Ritchey-Chrétien (RC) optics
PlaneWave CDK600 Telescope System f/6.5 with Fused Silica Optics
incl. a CDK 24 Astrograph and L-600 Mount