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RC24 Ritchey Chrétien f/10.6

# 1323226Q Price: € 114,500.00
(Price incl. German VAT excl. shipping)

PlaneWave RC24 Ritchey Chretien f/10.6

The RC24 is a 24 inch (0.61 m) f/10.6 Ritchey-Chrétien (RC) Astrograph telescope. The instrument weight is 240 lbs (108.9 kg) and comes standard with a back plate retaining ring ready to accept the focuser of your choice.

The PW24-RC in its native format (no field flattening lenses) uses only a primary and secondary mirror with reflective coatings. This can be useful when making observations primarily on-axis and wide field imaging is not a concern.

PlaneWave's CDK astrographs have become the telescopes of choice for universities, industry, and astrophotographers around the world, and now PlaneWave offers the PW-RC series to meet the custom needs of the scientific community. More about the optical design.

  • RC24 Astrograph, 24 inch Astrograph with Fused Silica Optics
  • modified to Ritchey-Chrétien, uses only a primary and secondary mirror with reflective coatings
  • 8" Dovetail, focal length 6.469 mm (f/10.6)
  • Delta T Ready, 3,5" Hedrick Focuser and EFA Kit separately available
  • Requires a crating #1323524. The crating will be charged extra
Fused Silica
Scope of delivery
Recommended Accessories


Optical Design
Ritchey-Chrétien (RC)
Aperture (mm)
24" (610 mm)
Focal Length
6469 mm (254.68 inch)
Focal Ratio
Back Focus Distance
10.3 inch (261.6 mm) from Mounting Surface, 7.3 inch (185.4 mm) from Racked in Focuser
Central Obstruction
30% of the Primary Mirror Diameter
Fused Silica
Optical length
56 inch (1,422 mm)
Optical Tube Weight
240 lbs (108.9 kg)
No mount (OTA only)
Manufacturer SKU
EAN Code

PlaneWave Live: RC24 Ritchey Chretien f/10.6


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