Fast RC Series

RC Optical Systems
RC Optical Systems announces a new series of fast, affordable Ritchey-Chrétien telescopes that can fully illuminate the biggest imaging detectors on the market today. The 10RCA (starting at $6,450) is a 9¾-inch f/7 aluminum optical tube assembly that features a Pyrex primary, aluminum mirror coatings with enhanced (96.9%) reflectivity, a precision secondary-mirror focuser, and dovetail mounting plates. The telescope as shipped arrives ready to use with your camera and mount. The RCA series is also available in larger sizes, as well as with carbon-fiber truss tubes as pictured here.

Contact: RC Optical Systems, 4025 E. Huntington Dr., Suite 105, Flagstaff, AZ 86004; 928-526-5380;'s New Product Showcase is a reader service featuring innovative equipment and software of interest to amateur astronomers. The descriptions are based largely on information supplied by the manufacturers or distributors. Sky & Telescope assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of vendors statements. For further information contact the manufacturer or distributor. Announcements should be sent to Not all announcements will be listed.

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